WOLVERHAMPTON

1894/95 Sinbad the Sailor

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Dana, Les Dennis, Dustin Gee, Clive Lea, Peter Lewis, Caro Gurney

1900/01 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Dana, Les Dennis, Dustin Gee, Clive Lea, Peter Lewis, Caro Gurney

1936/37 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Lena Roscoe

1940/41 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Lena Roscoe

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1940/41 The Babes in the Wood

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Lillian Denton

1942/43 Jack and the Beanstalk

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Vera Spaull, Jack Leonard, Chas Stirling, Peggy Holland

1944/45 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: George Doonan, Kenneth Thornett, Billy Matchett, Patrick Colbert, Beverley Wright

1945/46 Babes in the Wood

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Naughton & Gold, Margery Manners, Dudley Dale, Percy Manchester, Stella Holles, Roy Hepworth, Kay Clayton, Danny Chabeaux, Kitty Spencer

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1946/47 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Connor & Drake, Tommy Fields, Cynthia Rawson, Lucille Benstead, Hermene French, Gerry Lee, Dan O'Dare, Lillian Shelley

1947/48 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Tony Scott, Tom Payne, Pat Lancaster, Jane Martin

1948/49 Babes in the Wood

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Billie Love, Claudia Hill, Peter Croft, Jack Elmont, William Gordon, Douglas Brooks

1949/50 Robinson Crusoe

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Norman Wisdom

1950/51 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Hippodrome

Joyce Bexon, Louis Roberts

1950/51 Jack and the Beanstalk

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Reg Fenton, Lauri Lupino Lane, Wally Lupin, Pamela Payne, William Norman, Jimmy Paige

1951/52 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Norman Wisdom

1952/53 Sleeping Beauty

Wolverhampton Grand

Eric Barker, Tommy Godfrey, Margaret Heath, Barbara Tyler

1953/54 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Edwina Edwards

1954/55 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

David Whitfield

1955/56 Robinson Crusoe

Wolverhampton Grand

Jimmy Young, Hylda Baker

1956/57 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson, Tommy Rose, Adele Dixon, Ted Gatty, Ursula O'Leary, Kenneth Keeling

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1957/58 Babes in the Wood

Wolverhampton Grand

Terry Hall and Lenny the Lion

1958/59 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Freddie Frinton, Brian Kent, Jack Mack, Dicki Kirk, Tony Vallance, Joan Savage

1959/60 Puss in Boots

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Terry Hall & Lenny the Lion, Norman Vaughan, Lester Ferguson, George Lacey

1960/61 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Bill Maynard, Lisbeth Lennon, Brian Kent, Terry Fearis, Shirley Brett

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1961/62 UNKOWN

Wolverhampton Grand

1962/63 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Edmund Hockridge, Joe Church, Terry Fearis, The Patton Brothers, Martin Dell

1963/64 Mother Goose

Wolverhampton Grand

Beryl Reid, Ted Rogers, Jack Tripp

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1964/65 Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood

Wolverhampton Grand

John Hanson, Arthur Worsley, Tommy Fields, Billy Burden, The Patton Brothers, Lorraine Baxter, Arthur Tolcher, Les Vajarro, Nico Ferry. Michael Ingham

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1965/66 Jack and the Beanstalk

Wolverhampton Grand

Fay Lenore, Les Oscars, The Rockin' Berries, Stanley Unwin, Don Smoothey

1966/67 Robinson Crusoe

Wolverhampton Grand

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson, Jack Tripp, Janet Brown, Allen Christie

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1967/68 Puss in Boots

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Ted Rogers, Dick Emery, The Dallas Boys

1968/69 Goody Two Shoes

Wolverhampton Grand

The Barron Knights, Jack Tripp, Allen Christie, Fay Lenore, Arthur Tolcher, Kay Lyell, Jacqui Cardin, Jennifer Whitworth, Chris Carlsen, Simon Browne with Pipe Major Bill Brady

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1969/70 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Frank Ifield, Ken Roberts, Reg Dixon, Lucille Gay, Little & Large

1970/71 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Hope & Keen, Ronne Coyles, John Hanson, Billy Burden, Martin Dell, Dennis Spencer

1971/72 Red Riding Hood

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Stan Stennett, Susan Maughan, Terry Fearis, Ronne Coyles, Shirley Ireland, Anne Beverley

1972/73 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Freddie Garrity, Dana, Valerie Leon, Terry Rearis, Michael Sanderson, Julie Gaught

1973/74 Robinson Crusoe

Wolverhampton Grand

Bobby Bennett, The Rockin' Berries, Gabrielle Drake, Freddie Lees, Elroy Josephs, Julie Gaught, Linda Bryan.

4 real lions appeared on stage in this production

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1974/75 Sleeping Beauty

Wolverhampton Grand

Peter Goodwright, Dana, Joe Black, Kathryn Landers, Michael Sanderson, Diana Darvey

1975/76 Jack and the Beanstalk

Wolverhampton Grand

Little & Large, Susan Maughan, Frankie Desmond, Peter Lewis, Amanda Davenport

1976/77 Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Don MaClean, Anne Aston, Paul & Barry  Harman (The Chuckle Brothers), John Fleming, David Alder, Su Pollard, Blayne Barrington

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1977/78 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Freddie Garrity, Julie Rogers, Peter Lewis, Fiona Hawkes, Pamela Rollason, Malcolm Terret

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1978/79 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Jim Davidson, Margaret Williams, Burden & Moran, Peter Lewis, Debbie Young, Juliet Vaughan, Jim Lewis, Vince Payne, Jane Beaumont

1979/80 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Bernie Winters, Pauline Whitaker, Joe Black, Peter Lewis, Debbie Young, Gian Carla, Basil Soper, Val Pringle

1980/81 No pantomime at Wolverhampton Grand

1981/82 No pantomime at Wolverhampton Grand

1982/83 No pantomime at Wolverhampton Grand

1983/84 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Les Dawson, Michael Barrymore, Sue Cadman, The Roly Polys, Lambert & Ross

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1984/85 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Dana, Les Dennis, Dustin Gee, Clive Lea, Peter Lewis, Caro Gurney

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1985/86 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Little & Large, Patsy Ann Scott, Gordon & Bunny Jay, Peter Lewis, Yvonne Hale, Martha Fearon, Yvonne Collier, Derek Holt, Omar Pasha, Roger Stevenson

1986/87 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: John Inman, Jimmy Cricket, Jessica Martin, Hope & Keen, Nicholas Brent, Paul Tomany, Celia Belvoir, Roberta Wells, Ross Howard, David Fellows

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1987/88 Jack and the Beanstalk

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Max Boyce, Wyn Calvin, Billy Pearce, Geoffrey Hayes, Zippy & George, Graham Hamilton, Mia Carla, June & Paul Kidd

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1988/89 Babes in the Wood

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Roy Hudd, Geoffrey Hughes, Maurice Colbourne, Lyn Paul, Jack Tripp, Gary Lovini

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1989/90 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Tom O'Connor, Maggie Moon, Nicholas Parsons, Jean Rogers, Jimmy Tamley, Ceri Dupree, Phil Randell, Dave Myatt, Stella Starr, Sarah Jane Hassal

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1990/91 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Bobby Davro, Geoff Capes, Linda Nolan, Bruce Montague, Charlie Cairoli, Frankie Desmond

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1991/92 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: The Krankies, Lyn Paul, Gareth Hunt, James Welsh, Melodie Scales, Russel Lane, Karl Magee

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1992/93 Mother Goose

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Roy Barraclough, Andrew O'Connor, Gordon Warenecke, Lucy Benjamin, Tommy Mundon

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1993/94 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Linda Lusardi, Stu Francis, The Chuckle Brothers, Nikki Kelly, Kenny Baker, Tommy Mundon, Gordon Astley

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1994/95 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Ross King, The Grumbleweeds, Lightning (Gladiators), Suzanne Dando, Bruce Roberts

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1995/96 Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Little & Large, Kimberley Davies, Cobra (Gladiators), Dooby Duck, Sam Kenny, Peter Dayson, Tony Adams

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1996/97 Peter Pan

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Joe Pasquale, Leslie Grantham, Michaela Strachan

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1997/98 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Cannon & Ball, Anthony Engelman, John Altman, Brian Cant, Sinitta

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1998/99 The Adventures of Robin Hood

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: John Inman, Linda Lusardi, Sam Kane, The Grumbleweeds, Christopher Farries

1999/00 Jack and the Beanstalk

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Jeffrey Holland, Ottis the Aardvark, Jesse Spencer, John Nettles

2000/01 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Lisa Riley, Jimmy Cricket, Bobby Bennett, Richard Swerrun

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2001/022 Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Frank Bruno, Sophie Lawrence Ricard Cadell and Sooty, Malcolm Boyden, Robin Askwith, Charlie Cairoli, Emma Tweed, Andrew Williams, Jason Webb, Leon Hazlewood

2002/03 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Dan Paris, Paul Hendy, The Grumbleweeds, Nikki Diamond, Kathryn Rooney

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2003/04 Peter Pan

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Cannon and Ball, Lee Brennan, Tony Adams, Jane Rossington

Kym Valentine was originally announced to star as Peter Pan but had to back out due to her pregnancy leading to Lee Brennan taking her pplace.

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2004/05 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Gary Wilmot, The Grumbleweeds, Carly Hillman, Lizzie Wiggins, Spencer K Gibbons, Stephen Dean

2005/06 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Billy Pearce, John Challis, Scott Taylor, Bobby Bennett, Polly Parsons, Phil Hitchcock, Luisa Casano

2006/07 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Lesley Joseph, Don MaClean, Matt Slack, Kathryn Rooney, Lewis Griffiths

2007/08 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Dani Harmer, Leslie Grantham, Sam Kane, The Krankies, Brian Godfrey, Lora Monro

2008/09

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Paul Nicholas, The Krankies, Isobel Hathaway, Jack Montgomery, Amra-Faye Wright, Rochelle Neil, Becky John

2009/10 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Stefan Dennis, The Krankies, Niki Evans, Nathan Kiley, Ben Stock, Nic Greenshields, Danielle York

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2010/11 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Christopher Biggins, Paul Zerdin

2011/12 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Linda Lusardi, Sam Kane, The Grumbleweeds, Niki Evans, Eloise Irving

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2012/13  Jack and the Beanstalk

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Keith Harris & Orville, Sherrie Hewson, Ken Morley, Niki Evans, Nigel Ellacott

2013/14 Sleeping Beauty

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Joe Pasquale, Ceri Dupree, Lucy Evans

2014/15 Cinderella

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Joe Tracini, Julian Clary, Niki Evans

2015/16 Peter Pan

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: The Chuckle Brothers, John Altman

2016/17 Aladdin

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Joe McElderry, Lisa Riley, Ian Adams, Ben Faulks, Doreen Tipton

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2017/18 Jack and the Beanstalk

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Gareth Gates, Lisa Riley, Doreen Tipton, Graham Cole, Ian Adams, Adam C Booth

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2018/19 Sleeping Beauty

Wolverhampton Grand
Starring:  Debbie McGee, Richard Cadell, Sooty, Doreen Tipton, Ian Adams

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2019/20 Dick Whittington

Wolverhampton Grand

Starring: Su Pollard, Ryan Thomas, Jeffrey Holland, Aaron James, Ian Adams, Jordan Ginger, Julie Paton, Tom Roberts, Katie Marie-Carter

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2020/21 No pantomime due to Covid-19

2021/22 Cinderella

AJ Pritchard, Curtis Pritchard, Aaron James, Evie Pickerill, Denise Pearson