Production photos have been revealed of Mother Goose ahead of its West End run at the Duke of York’s Theatre.
The all-star cast includes multi-award winning actor Ian McKellen as Mother Goose, acclaimed comedian John Bishop as Vic Goose, West End star Anna-Jane Casey as Cilla The Goose, plus Oscar Conlon-Morrey (Only Fools and Horses) as Jack, Simbi Akande (The Prince of Egypt) as Jill, Sharon Ballard (Quiz) as Evil Fairy Malignia and Karen Mavundukure (The Color Purple) as Good Fairy Encanta.
The cast also includes Adam Brown, Gabriel Fleary, Richard Leeming and Genevieve Nicole, and the cast is completed by Mairi Barclay, Becca Francis, Shailan Gohil and Laura Tyrer.
The panto is written by Jonathan Harvey (Coronation Street, Beautiful Thing, Gimme Gimme Gimme) and directed by award-winning director Cal McCrystal, with Set and Costume design is by Liz Ascroft, Choreography by Lizzi Gee, Lighting design by Prema Mehta, Sound design by Ben Harrison and Puppet Design and Creation by Chris Barlow. Casting is by Anne Vosser and the Production Manager is Ben Arkell.
Mother Goose runs at the Duke of York’s Theatre from 15 December 2022 to 29 January 2023. It will also run a UK & Ireland tour including Brighton, Chichester, Sheffield, Wolverhampton, Liverpool, Oxford, Dublin and Cardiff.