Today, we announce with Evolution Pantomimes the cast for Sleeping Beauty at the Lyceum Theatre. Drama and soap actor and star of Strictly, Catherine Tyldesley (Coronation Street, Scarborough), joins legendary Dame, Damian Williams, alongside actor, presenter and comic Ben Thornton (Cinderella), Lucas Rush (Damian’s Pop-Up Panto!, Rock of Ages), Hannah Everest (Gypsy) and Dominic Sibanda (Hairspray). The cast will be supported by a brilliant ensemble.
Back in the Lyceum theatre, Sleeping Beauty is bigger and bolder than ever. Written and directed by regular pantomime producer Paul Hendy, this will be the fourteenth year we and Evolution Pantomimes have produced the Sheffield Lyceum pantomime.
Hilarious and fun-filled for all the family, Sleeping Beauty promises to be the pantomime of your dreams, with lavish sets, hilarious jokes and everyone’s favourite ghost bench gag.
Catherine Tyldesley is most notably known for her roles in Coronation Street and Scarborough, as well as appearing in 2019’s Strictly Come Dancing. Damian Williams is celebrating his thirteenth year as Sheffield Theatres’ Dame. Ben Thornton previously appeared in Sheffield’s 2019 pantomime Cinderella and is currently on a UK tour with Crimes In Egypt. Lucas Rush appeared in the UK tours of Rock of Ages and American Idiot, plus more recently in Damian’s Pop-Up Panto! streamed from the Crucible in 2020. Hannah Everest’s credits includeGypsy and The Sound of Music, both at Leicester’s Curve, and Dominic Sibanda’s credits include Hairspray at the London Coliseum and West Side Story also at Leicester’s Curve.
Sleeping Beauty runs from Friday 3 December 2021 – Monday 3 January 2022 at the Lyceum theatre, Sheffield. Tickets are on sale now and can be booked at the link below.
We continue to follow the industry-wide safety protocols and government guidance for indoor entertainment. All the latest information is available here.
Sleeping Beauty is sponsored by CityGrab.