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Robin Hood is Salisbury Playhouse's fastest selling panto!

Robin Hood Pantomime at Salisbury Playhouse 2019

Published at 6:42am 12th September 2019. (Updated at 9:59am 12th September 2019)

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An X Factor finalist is among the cast of the festive production this year.

Salisbury Playhouse will play host to Robin Hood this Christmas, as it looks to follow the success of Beauty and the Beast from last year.

Sales for 2018's production were record breaking with 26,000 people watching it, this early flurry of tickets sold means the theatre will be aiming even higher for 2019. 

12,000 tickets for this year's panto have already been snapped up!


The Playhouse have also announced the cast for Robin Hood with a couple of well known faces.

2018 X Factor finalist and West End star Giovanni Spano will play the lead role of Robin Hood, while 'All Together Now' finalist Bernadette Bangura will play Consuela, the Sheriff's Spanish housekeeper. 

In addition, Adrian Grove will play the dame (Nurse Nora Virus), Maid Marian will be played by Alice Stokoe, Greg Barnett is the Sheriff of Nottingham, Leonard Cook plays Friar Tuck, Lauren Azania AJ King-Yombo will be Allan A'Dale and Shane Gibb and Amber Sylvia Edwards are in ensemble roles.

Gareth Machin will be directing the pantomime. 

Robin Hood
The cast has been announced for this years panto!

A number of children will also be involved in the production following auditions earlier in the year.

It runs in the Main House from Saturday 30 November until Sunday 12 January 2020.

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