Curtain call for magical panto

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THE CAST of the magical family pantomime Aladdin is set to land by magic carpet in New Mills.

Be amazed as two powerful Genies guide our hero in his battle with the evil Abanazar, travelling through mystic Egypt, treasure-filled caves and Eastern palaces to win the hand of Princess Balraubadour.

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Plenty of comedy is provided by Widow Twankey, Wishee Washee and two crazy policemen, Charlie Chan and Chin-Chin Chan.

A great night of live traditional entertainment is in store at New Mills Art Theatre, from this colourful pantomime production which is packed with laughs, singing and dancing — just what is needed to shake off those winter blues.

Aladdin will be performed at the 500-seater community venue on Friday January 27, Saturday January 28, Thursday February 2, Friday February 3 and Saturday February 4, each evening at 7.15pm, with Saturday matinees at 2.15pm.

Tickets, priced £8.50 for adults, £6.50 for children and £42.50 for a box seating five people, are available from the box office on 01663 742951.

To find out more about the Art Theatre, visit www.arttheatre.co.uk.