SUNDERLAND EMPIRE

1960/61 Humpty Dumpty
Wendy Bowman

1965/66 Babes in the Wood
Frank Ifield
Gordon & Bunny Jay

1970/71 Jack and the Beanstalk
Wendy Bowman
Carol Asti
Clifford Henry
Cathy Cota

1971/72 Cinderella
Julie Rogers
Ray Fell
Jenny Maynard

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1972/73 Dick Whittington
Wendy Bowman

1975/76 Cinderella
Clinton Ford
Vicki Lane
Pauline Whitaker
Maggie Palmer
Freddie Davies
Patsy Maclean
Joe Black
Michael Sanderson

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1976/77 Aladdin
Earl Robinson
Jane Terry
Don Smoothey
John Wade
Peter Goodwright
Susan Mosco
David Harrison
Eileen Todds

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1977/78 Babes in the Wood
Frank Ifield
Ken Roberts
Danny O'Dea
Susan Mosco
Geoffrey Reed
Peter Scott
Bob Denzar
Karen Halliday
Adrian Trustcott
Roger Kain
Michael Garland
Gordon & Bunny Jay

 

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1979/80 Dick Whittington
Basil Brush
Bert Weedon
Tom Mennard
Anthea Askey
The Simmons Brothers
Carol Saggar
Glyn Bailey

 

1980/81 Sinbad the Sailor
Carl Wayne
Avril Angers
Ken Roberts
Alan Curtis
Roy Kean
Susan Gene
Juliet Vaughan
Derek Wright
Tricia Ryan

 

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1981/82 Cinderella
Paul Henry
Susan Hanson
Don Estelle
Tom Mennard
Kent Baker
Janet Edis
Derek Wright
Ava Healy
Joy Launor Heyes

 

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1982/83 Babes in the Wood
Windsor Davies
Melvyn Hayes
John Clegg
Joy Launor Hayes
Steve King
Carol Sagar
Derek Wright
Kathy Ryan

 

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1983/84 Jack and the Beanstalk
Nicholas Parsons
Geoffrey Hughes
Gordon & Bunny Jay
Colette Kelly
Derek Wright
Ava Healy
Michael Kilgarrif
David Purchase
June Shand

 

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1984/85 Mother Goose
Stanley Baxter
Janet Wantling
Vivien Ingham
Carol Sagar
John Ramage
Joy Launor Heyes
Kathy Ryan
Derek Wright
Clive Hopkins

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1986/87 Humpty Dumpty
Keith Harris
Orville
Cuddles
Chris Corcoran
Ronnne Coyles
Derek Rutt

 

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1987/88 Aladdin
The Krankies
Lyn Paul
Willie Ross

 

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1988/89 Cinderella
Tom O'Connor
Jacqui Scott
Gordon & Bunny Jay
Reginald Marsh
Dooby Duck
Ted Robbins
Willie Ross
Alison Marsh
Rebecca Marsh


 

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1989/90 Jack and the Beanstalk
Les Dawson
Rose-Marie
Dooby Duck
Ken Layton
Peter Diamond
Ted Robbins
Vivienne McMaster
Simon Fox
Lee Morgan
Selina Joscelin
Lee Morgan
Spencer Morgan

 

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1990/91 Mother Goose
Peter Howitt (Bread)
Gordon Peters
Karl Denver
Billy Fane (Byker Grove)
Clare Sweeney (Brookside)
Dooby Duck

 

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1991/92 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Alex Papps (Home and Away)
Nicole Dickson (Home and Away)
Mark Little (Neighbours)
Steve Colman

 

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1992/93 Cinderella
Alex Papps (Home and Away)
Mark Little (Neighbours)
Rebekah Elmaloglou (Neighbours) / Home and Away)
Steve Colman
Nicky Bolton
Kevin O'Keefe
Maxine Brown

 

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1993/94 Aladdin
Peter Dean (Eastenders)
Tina Thomsen (Home and Away)
Kate Richie (Home and Away)
Benjamin Mitchell (Neighbours)
Sue Lidell
Willi Ross
Billy Fane (Byker Grove)
David Marriner
Claire Reynolds
Kevin O'Keefe
Shadow (Gladiators)

 

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1994/95 Dick Whittington
Bill Maynard (Heartbeat)
Paul Leyshon (Hollyoaks)
Tricia Penrose (Heartbeat)
Shadow (Gladiators)
Sue Liddell
Maxie & Mitch
Amanda Lloyd Spencer
Lisa David

 

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1995/96 Sleeping Beauty
Ken Morley (Coronation Street)
Hunter (Gladiators)
Kate Copstick (Playschool)
Billy Fane (Byker Grove)
Victoria Murray
John B Kirtley

 

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1996/97 Babes in the Wood
Ian Kelsey (Emmerdale / Casualty)
Chris Greener
Billy Fane (Byker Grove)
Vogue (Gladiators)

John Alford pulled out of this production due to illness

 

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1997/98 Cinderella
John Pickard (2.4 Children)
Tonicha Jeronimo (Emmerdale)
Benjie McNair (Neighbours)
Cobra (Gladiators)
Billy Fane (Byker Grove)

 

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1998/99 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Ant & Dec
Clare Buckfield (2.4 Children)
Ricky D

 

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1999/00 Aladdin
Stuart Miles
Francine Lewis
Peter Thorne
Cobra (Gladiators)
Richard McCourt
Billy Hardy
Donald Scott
Maxie & Mitch

 

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2000/01 Sleeping Beauty
Craig Fairbrass
Tracey Coleman
Kate Copstick
Peter Thorne
Stephen Picton
Theresa O'Malley
Paul 'Goffy' Gouch

 

2001/02 Peter Pan
Brian Blessed
Kirsten O'Brien
Hilderard Neil
Carl Johns
The Acraloons
Ian Stuart Robertson
Oliver Roll
Ian Edwards
Abigail Rosser
Caroline Lester
Laura Gallagher


Produced by Sound Business Limited

 

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2002/03 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Danielle Nicholls
Aaron Bayley
Susan Maughan
Barnaby
Kenny Gibson
David Redgrave
Albert Wilkinson
Trevor Jones
Glynn Jones
Tony Cooper
Darren Horan
John Pedrick
Max Anin
Caroline Lester
Nicola Christian
Lisa Baker
Jenny Norton
Alan Byland
Mark Connell
David Richardson
Jonathan Fitzgerald

A Jim Davidson Production in association with Midas Entertainment

 

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2003/04 Cinderella
Darren Day
Jean Fergusson
Syd Little
Kate Heavenor
Gareth Owen
Simon Bashford
Mark Two
Tim Churchill

A Jim Davidson Production in association with Midas Entertainment

 

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2004/05 No panto - Starlight Express
2005/06 No panto - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
2006/07 No panto - Scrooge The Musical


 

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2007/08 Cinderella
Mickey Rooney
Michelle Heaton
Les Dennis
Andy Scott Lee
Dale Meeks
Jan Rooney
Chris Dennis
Richard Pocock

A First Family Entertainment production

 

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2008/09 Aladdin
Paul Michael Glaser
Dale Meeks
Sheila Ferguson
Jennifer Hubilla
Anthony Kavanagh
Sam Bradshaw
James Foster
Jack Gow
Sophie Reid

A First Family Entertainment production written by George Wood

 

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2009/10 Peter Pan
John Challis
Steve Walls
James Baxter
Steve Luck
Keeren Rose Greener
Jessica Robinson

A First Family Entertainment production adapted by Eric Potts

 

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2010/11 No panto - White Christmas
2011/12 No panto - Legally Blonde


 

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2012/13 Peter Pan
Tom Lister
Sy Thomas
Katy Ashworth
Sarah-Jane Buckley
The Nitwits
Victoria Boden
Elisha Covell
Courtney-May Briggs

Produced by UK Production

 

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2013/14 Cinderella
Sherrie Hewson
Jamie Rickers
Amy Thompson
Owen Thompson
Bobbie Winderbank
Jamie Morris
Tarot Joseph

A UK Productions pantomime

 

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2014/15 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Matt Lapinskas
Andrew Agnew
Su Pollard
Philip Meeks
Victoria Serra

A UK Productions pantomime

 

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2015/16 Aladdin
Alison Hammond
Terence Maynard
Derek Moran
Ian Good
Tom Whalley
Matthew Dale

A UK Productions pantomime

 

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2016/17 Sleeping Beauty
Andrew Agnew
Vicky Entwistle
Faye Tozer
Bobby Crush
Marcus Knibbs
Arthur Boan
Amy-Leigh Hickman

A UK Productions pantomime

 

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2017/18 Jack and the Beanstalk
Janine Duvitski
Bill Ward
Jade Natalie
Charlie Guest
Philip Meeks

A UK Productions pantomime

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2018/19 Peter Pan
Jamie Lomas
Melanie Walters
Richard McCourt
Josh Andrews
The Nitwits
Lauren Ferreira

Ruth Betteridge

A UK Productions pantomime

 

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2019/20 Cinderella
Scarlett Moffatt
Duncan Burt
Miss Rory
Gemma Naylor
Jon Moses
Tom Whalley

A UK Productions pantomime

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2020/21 No panto due to Covid-19

2021/22 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Miss Rory
Tom Whalley

A UK Productions pantomime