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Dick Whittington and his Cat


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“It is an absolute gift of a show which deserves to be unwrapped this festive season by families everywhere.” – Norwich Evening News

“Dick Whittington offers the perfect joyful, seasonal antidote to current times and I’d recommend it to anyone this season. Oh yes I would.” – Enjoying Norfolk

“Don’t miss out on what will almost certainly be the best feel-good night out (or matinee) on offer in Norwich over the festive season.” – Outline Magazine


Stellar cast joins Theatre Royal’s favourite pantomime dame!

TV & Soap Star Siân Reeves, Dengineers presenter and YouTube sensation Joe Tracini will perform alongside CBeebies TV Presenter Gyasi Sheppy, who will play the lead role of Dick Whittington. Also featuring celebrated actor Graham Cole who you will recognise from The Bill, from SIX the Musical in the West End Jarnéia Richard-Noel and Richard Gauntlett, who is returning for his 21st Norwich panto! This year, we will also introduce Shakeel Kimotho as Beau Bells, and multi-instrumentalist comedian Joe Pollard.

Dick Whittington and his Cat tells the rags to riches tale of a young man leaving home with only a spotted handkerchief and his cat on an exciting quest for fame and fortune!

Featuring all the traditional pantomime ingredients including sensational songs, a live band, magic, dazzling dance routines, magnificent slapstick comedy and bags of audience participation. A show guaranteed to be full of wonder to delight audiences of all ages.

A purr-fect treat for all the family!

Important information

Running time: Approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes, including interval

Insight Talk: Sat 8 Jan, 12.30pm

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Under 3’s – FREE
Friends – £2 OFF
Under 18s – £3.50 OFF Bands A-D
Over 60s – £2.50 OFF Bands A-D
Schools – A&B £18 C&D £12.50
Groups –  20+ 10% OFF, 40+ 20% OFF & 80+ 25% OFF

*The above concessions are available across all performances excluding Fri 17 – Mon 27 Dec.

Please note, our relaxed performances are not bookable online, please contact Box Office to find out more on 01603 630 000

Please book your tickets for BSL performances by calling our Box Office on 01603 630 000. We are able to offer you a free essential companion ticket, and prioritise access to seats with a clear view of the signer.


Eat & Drink

Fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced produce. Enjoy the best in food and drink  at our restaurant Prelude or a quick delicious bite before the show.

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