Win tickets to watch Dick Whittington at the Hippodrome

PUBLISHED: 05:02 30 November 2019 | UPDATED: 11:08 09 December 2019

Shane Richie will be starring as Dick Whittington

Shane Richie will be starring as Dick Whittington


Dick Whittington will be in theatre from next month and lucky readers can win tickets to see the show.

Dick Whittington pantomine will be at the HippodromeDick Whittington pantomine will be at the Hippodrome

Shane Richie will star in the pantomime, which stars on December 7 at The Hippodrome.

The tale sees poor boy, Dick Whittington, head to the London to find fame and fortune.

The Hippodrome's panto will bring the set, costumes and staging previously seen in Qdos Entertainment's acclaimed production at the London Palladium to the City with a brand-new script.

Richie, is famous for his portrayal of Albert Square's lovable landlord Alfie Moon in EastEnders.

He has won numerous awards throughout his career and has a large number of television credits having hosted a number of high-profile gameshows.

Richie will be joined by CBeebies Jennie Dale who will play Queen Rat.

Jennie is known for playing Captain Captain, in Swashbuckle, on Cbeebies and she has also been in The Tracey Ullman Show, Midsomer Murders, Victoria Wood's Mid-life Christmas and What Larks.

Theatre director, Jenny Hutchinson said: "The bar was set high with the incredible season we had with award nominated Cinderella last year starring Brian and Gok, and producers Qdos Entertainment are making sure Bristol is once again thrilled throughout the festive season.

"We can't wait!"

Dick Whittington, will be showing at the Hippodrome, in Bristol, from December 7 to January 5.

Tickets, priced from £13, are available online at

* The Times has teamed up with the Hippodrome to offer one family ticket - two adults and two children - to a lucky reader for the performance on January 3 at 7pm.

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Or, send your answe, along with your name, address and telephone number to: Dick Whittington competition, Weston & Somerset Mercury, 32 Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1LW, or alternatively, log onto by 10am on December 5.

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