Panto legend Phil Hoyles joins the cast of Aladdin as Widow Twankey
Panto legend Phil Hoyles joins the cast as Widow Twankey in Aladdin this Christmas at Castleford Civic Centre.
Phil Hoyles is to play the dame Widow Twankey in the pantomime. Having starred in numerous pantomimes all over the country, his credits include: pantomimes Cinderella, Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty, Dick Whittington and Goldilocks and the Three Bears, as well as Looney Toons Live, Jus’ Like That!, The Great British Variety Show, The Tommy Cooper Experience, Del & Rodney: The Comedy Dinner Show and Treasure Island, as well as presenting Big L (Radio London).
He joins previously announced Magician and Ventriloquist Lorenzo Zambrana as Aladdin, International Hypnotist Dave Rawson as the Emperor, and Chloe Fay as Princess Jasmine.
Aladdin tells the tale of the Twankey Family and their dream of a a better life filled with riches and adventure. When a mysterious stranger offers untold riches in return for helping him find a magic lamp, Aladdin can’t believe his luck! His head filled with dreams of money and marrying the beautiful Princess, Aladdin sets off on an adventure that will change his life, and fortunes, forever…
With further casting to be announced, audiences should hop aboard on their flying carpets and point their carpet towards the Castleford Panto Box Office to secure their seats for this year’s wish-filled family pantomime!