Stars announced for theatre’s panto

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A THEATRE has revealed that a host of stars will be performing at this year’s pantomime.

Royal and Derngate in Northampton is staging Aladdin from Friday, December 9, 2011, until Sunday, January 8, 2012.

And the latest celebrities added to the bill are Brian Fortuna, best known for his performances on Strictly Come Dancing, and Jeffrey Holland, of Are You Being Served? and Hi de Hi fame.

Mr Fortuna will play the lead role of Aladdin and Mr Holland will take to the stage as Widow Twankey.

They will join comedian Bobby Davro and television icon Basil Brush who were recently announced for the roles of Wishee Washee and Chief Inspector Basil.

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