1859 The House That Jack Built (Theatre Royal)

Estelle Vernon

Jessie Ryder

Louisa Angel

1904 Babes in the Wood (Theatre Royal)

1923 Old King Cole (Theatre Royal)

Clarkson Rose
Olive Fox
Florence Hunter


1947 Babes in the Wood (Alexandra)

1948 Puss in Boots (Theatre Royal)

1953 Puss in Boots (Theatre Royal)

Jimmy Jewel

Beb Warriss

Fay Lenore

Jack Hayes

Fred Kitchen

June Rose

George Hamilton

1954 Humpty Dumpty (Theatre Royal)

Norman Evans

Betty Jumel

1955 Old King Cole (Theatre Royal)

Andy McFarlane

Robert Marlowe

Vanda Vale

Billy Sutton

Gordon Bellingham

Beryl Foley

Mary Forbes

Harry Shiels

1956 Puss in Boots (Alexandra)

Terry Hall

William Avenell

Jack Stanford

Charles Harrison

Les Henry

Jimmy Prescott

Eric Yorke

Julia Sutton

Gillian Taylor

Lynette Mills

Anthony  Spurling

1957 Jack and the Beanstalk (Hippodrome)

Beryl Reid

Reg Dixon

Freddie Frinton

1958 Robinson Crusoe (Hippodrome)
Harold Holness

David Whitfield

David Williams

Philip Ashley

1959 Aladdin (Hippodrome)

Norman Evans

Dickie Valentine

Eve Boswell

1960 Sleeping Beauty (Hippodrome)

Jimmy Jewel

Ben Warriss    

1960 Sinbad the Sailor (Alexandra)

George Lacy

Morecombe & Wise 

Johnny Stewart

Three Geezers

The Four Playboys  

1961 Cinderella (Hippodrome)

Lonnie Donegan

Danny La Rue

Alan Haynes

1961 Aladdin (Alexandra)

Edmund Hockridge

Joe Church

Tommy Rose

The Patton Brothers

Martin Dell

Atlas Sahara

1962 Robinson Crusoe (Hippodrome)

Norman Wisdom

1962 Mother Goose (Alexandra)

Beryl Reid

Frank Ifield

The Dallas Boys

Jack Tripp

Ted Rogers

1963 Puss in Boots (Hippodrome)

Frankie Vaughan

1963 Babes in the Wood (Alexandra)

Ronnie Carroll

Gordon and Bunny Jay

Billy Burdon

Arthur Worsley

George Lacy

1964 Jack and the Beanstalk (Alexandra)

The Bachelors

Colin Crompton

Jack Tripp

Joy Turpin

Allen Christie

1965 Robinson Crusoe (Alexandra)

The Barron Knights

Denny Willis

Kathleen West

1965 Humpty Dumpty (Hippodrome)

Ken Dodd

Judy Collins

Ken Roberts

Seth Joy

1966 Sleeping Beauty (Hippodrome)

Morecombe & Wise

 Kevin Scott

Patricia Brendin

Jimmy Lee

1966 Puss in Boots (Alexandra)

Des O'Connor

Rikki Fulton

Lynn Wynters

Three Monarchs

1967 Aladdin (Hippodrome)


Lauri Lupino Lane

Harry Worth

Enya Green

Ken Wilson

Peter Butterworth

David Browning

1967 Goody Two Shoes (Alexandra)

Jack Tripp
Fay Lenore
Allen Christie
Jean Harrison
Kay Lyell
Marlowe and Vance

1968 Cinderella (Hippodrome)

Des O'Connor

Jack Douglas

Freddie Sales

Joe Black

1968 Dick Whittington (Alexandra)

Ted Rogers

The Dallas Boys

1969 Babes in the Wood (Hippodrome)

Mike Winters

Bernie Winters

Wyn Calvin

Erica Yorke

1969 Aladdin (Alexandra)

Michael Bentine

Donald Peers

Billy Burden

Alfred Ravel

Martin Dell

Robert Marlowe

1970 Dick Whittington (Hippodrome)

Anita Harris

Freddie Davies

Bernard Bresslaw

Billy Dainty

1970 Cinderella (Alexandra)

Ronnie Corbett

Lynn Kennington

The Patton Brothers

1971 Jack and the Beanstalk (Hippodrome)

The Bachelors

Peter Glaze

Frank Carson

Don McLean

Yvonne Marsh

1971 Robinson Crusoe (Alexandra)

Les Dawson

Jack Tripp

Pat Lancaster

New World

Allen Christe

The Miles Twins

The Cox Twins

1972 Cinderella (Hippodrome)

Dicki Henderson,

Alan Hayes,

Arthur Askey

1972 Puss in Boots (Alexandra)

Jack Douglas

Millicent Martin

Ken Roberts

George Truzzie

Jacquie Toye

1973 Robinson Crusoe (Hippodrome)

Roy Hudd

Charlie Williams

1973 Jack and the Beanstalk (Alexandra)

Jimmy Tarbuck

The Grumbleweeds

George Lacy

1974 Aladdin (Hippodome)

Larry Grayson

Alfred Marks

Keith Harris

Ken Wilson

Dilys Watling

1974 Babes in the Wood (Alexandra)

Leslie Crowther

Jack Tripp

The Patton Brothers

1975 Emu in Pantoland (Hippodrome)

Rod Hull

Carl Wayne

Billy Dainty

Barbara New

Georgina Moon

1975 Cinderella (Alexandra)

Peter Goodwright

Dia Francis

Barry Howard

Anna Neagle

Paula Wilcox

Lionel Blair

Terry Hall and Lenny the Lion

1976 Jack and the Beanstalk (Hippodrome)

Charlie Drake

The Dallas Boys

Alan Randall

1976 Dick Whittington (Alexandra)

Frank Ifield

Jim Davidson

Patrick Cargill

1977 Cinderella (Hippodrome)

Richard O'Sullivan

Tessa Wyatt

1977 Aladdin (Alexandra)

Barbara Windsor

Terry Scott

Jeffery Holland

1978 Turn Again Whittington (Hippodrome)

Norman Wisdom

Elizabeth Larner

Tony Fayne

1978 Jack and the Beanstalk (Alexandra)

Arthur Askey

Anna Karen

Leslie Crowther

Jimmy Edwards
Mark Wynter

Robert Aldous

1979 Babes in the Wood (Hippodrome)

Les Dawson

Roger De Courcey

Julie Rogers

Eli Woods

Colette Kelly

Danny O'Dea

1979 Robinson Crusoe (Alexandra)

Frankie Howerd (Replaced mid run by Jeffrey Holland due to injury)

Anita Harris

Allen Christie

Bernard Bresslaw

Jack Tripp

Tommy Trinder

Dawson Chance

1980 Dick Whittington (Alexandra)

Ken Doff

Wynn Calvin

Jeffery Holland

1981 Aladdin (Hippodrome)

Danny La Rue

Dylis Watling
Leon Greene
David Ellen

Brian Marshall
Danielle Carson

1981 Babes in the Wood (Alexandra)

Barry Howard

Ruth Madoc

Paul Shane

Jeffrey Holland

Lena Zavaroni

1982 Dick Whittington (Hippodrome)

The Krankies

Paul Henry

Billy Dainty

1982 Cinderella (Alexandra)

Little and Large

Jack Douglas

Bob Grant

Jill Gascoine

Adrienne Posta

Anthea Askey

Kent Baker

1983 Mother Goose (Alexandra)

John Inman

Bill Maynard

Susan Maughan

Barbara Newman

Nicholas Brent

Dawson Chance

Sian Hopkins

The Simmons Brothers

1983 Jack & The Beanstalk (Hippodrome)

Cilla Black

Gareth Hunt

Paul Squire

Jimmy Cricket

Harry Worth

Wyn Calvin

1985 Humpty Dumpty (Hippodrome)

Rustie Lee

Keith Harris

Jacqui Scott

Windsor Davies

Gary Holton

1985 Mother Goose (Alexandra)

Danny La Rue
Robert Aldous
David Ellen
Lisa Maxwell
Lionel Jefferies
Jim & John Lavelle

1988 Jack and the Beanstalk (Hippodrome)

Russ Abbott

Bella Emberg

Tudor Davies

Jill Foot

Norman Painting

Windsor Davies

1988 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Alexandra)

Rod Hull
Vicki Michelle
Jonathan Kiley
Sean Oliver
Louise English

1989 Babes in the Wood (Hippodrome)

Christopher Biggins

Cannon and Ball

Pat Roach

Bernadette Nolan

Mike Holloway

1991 Cinderella (Hippodrome)

Des O'Connor

Peggy Mount

Ian Smith

1992 Aladdin (Hippodrome)

Danny La Rue

Michael Elphick

Brian Conley

Dawson Chance

Alison Young

1993 Dick Whittington (Hippodrome)

Lesley Joseph

John Nettles

Ross King

Rosemarie Ford

Wayne Sleep

Wolf (Gladiators)

Vince Hill

The Simmons Brothers

1994 Jack and the Beanstalk (Hippodrome)

Ray Meagher

Su Pollard

Malandra Burrow

Judi Spiers

Don MaClean

Mike Doyle

Zippy, George, Bungle (Rainbow)

Scorpio (Gladiators)

Kevin Lloyd

1995 Cinderella (Hippodrome)

Gary Wilmot

Rolf Harris

Bob Carolgees

Robin Cousins

Judy Cornwell

1996 Mother Goose (Hippodrome)

Matthew Kelly

Vicki Michelle

Andy Crane

The Chuckle Brothers

Bruce Roberts

Robert Duncan

Suzanne Dando

1997 Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Hippodrome)

Frank Bruno

Karl Howman

Emily Symns

Don Maclean

Malcolm Bouyden

Mike Doyle


1998 Cinderella (Hippodrome)

Danny La Rue

Brian Conley

Dawson Chance

1999 Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (Hippodrome)

Lily Savage / Paul O'Grady

 Kriss Akabusi

 Lizzie Wiggins

2000 Peter Pan (Alexandra)

Joe Pasquale

Leslie Grantham

Kerris Peeling

2001 Dick Whittington (Hippodrome)

Brian Conley

Ana Brecon

Don Maclean

2002 Aladdin (Qdos) Hippodrome

Amanda Barrie

Bobby Davro

Melinda Messenger

John Challis

Don MaClean

Masachi Fujimoto


2003 Cinderella (Qdos) Hippodrome

Julian Clary

Dave Benson Phillips

2004 Jack and the Beanstalk (Qdos) Hippodrome

Joe Pasquale

Letitia Dean

Don Maclean

2005 Peter Pan (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Joe Pasquale

Kerris Peeling

Mina Anwar

Toby Hull

2006 Cinderella (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Brian Conley

Shobna Gulati

Dawson Chance

2007 Aladdin (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

John Barrowman

Don Maclean

The Grumbleweeds

2008 Robin Hood (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Paul Zerdin

Titan the Robot

John Barrowman

2009 Sleeping Beauty (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Joe Pasqulae

Ray Quinn

Ceri Dupree

Lucy Evans

2010 Dick Whittington (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Joan Collins

Julian Clary

Nigel Havers

Jeffrey Holland

Keith Harris

2011 Cinderella (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Lynda Bellingham

Brian Conley

Basil Brush

2012 Robinson Crusoe (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Brian Conley

Lesley Joseph

2013 Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

John Partridge

Gok Wan

Stephanie Beacham

Gary Wilmot

Paul Zerdin

Matt Slack

Danielle Hope

2014 Jack and the Beanstalk (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Jane McDonald

Duncan James

Chris Gascoyne

Gary Wilmot

Paul Zerdin

Matt Slack

Lynda Bellingham had originally signed to star as Fairy but illness prevented her from appearing and she personally asked her friend Jane McDonald to take on the role instead

2015 Aladdin (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Marti Pellow

Julian Clary

Lee Mead

Matt Slack

Andrew Ryan

2016 Dick Whittington (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

John Barrowman

Steve McFadden

Matt Slack

The Krankies

Jodie Prenger

Andrew Ryan

2017 Cinderella (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Beverley Knight

Danny Mac

Matt Slack

Suzanne Shaw

The Grumbleweeds

2018 Peter Pan (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Matt Slack

Jimmy Osmond / Darren Day

Jaymi Hensley

Meera Syel

Sascha Williams

The Timbuktu Tumblers

Whilst performing the evening show on Thursday 27th December, Jimmy  Osmond began to feel unwell during Act 2, despite feeling so poorly he struggled through to the end of the show and was then rushed to hospital where it was confirmed he had suffered a stroke whilst on stage. With a month of the production left to run Darren Day was brought in to take over the role of Captain Hook for the rest of the run.

2019 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Lesley Joseph
Joe McElderry

Faye Brookes


Doreen Tipton

Andrew Ryan

Matt Slack
Jac Yarrow

2020 - No pantomime due to the worldwide outbreak of Covid-19

2021 Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Qdos Entertainment) Hippodrome

Jason Donovan
Matt Slack