Benidorm’s Janine DuvitskiSophie Isaacs (Heathers) and Lauren Stroud (Wicked) will join the cast of Christmas panto Goldilocks And The Three Bears at the London Palladium.

Duvitski, best known for her tv work as Jane in Waiting for God, Pippa in One Foot in the Grave and Jacqueline in Benidorm will play the role of Mummy Bear. 

Sophie Isaacs will play the title role of Goldilocks. She was recently seen on stage playing Annette Hargrove in Cruel Intentions the Musical and Heather McNamara in Heathers at The Other Palace/Theatre Royal Haymarket.

Lauren Stroud completes the lead casting news in the role of Baby Bear.  Her numerous theatre credits include the recent West End productions of Strictly Ballroom and Wicked.

The full lead casting includes previously announced The One Show present Matt Baker as Joey The Clown, Paul O’Grady and Julian Clary as the The Evil and Good Ringmasters, Nigel Havers as Daddy Bear, Paul Zerdin as Silly Billy and Gary Wilmot as Dame Betty Barnum.

As befitting a circus themed show it will also feature a series of speciality acts including internationally renowned illusionist Phil Hitchcock, The Skating Medini (Asia and Dylan Medini) – a dynamic high-speed roller-skating act from one of Italy’s oldest circus families, Sascha Williams and Stephanie Nock – ‘Rola Bola’, from the Belli Family Circus in Germany and Europe’s youngest stunt rider Peter Pavlov and the ‘Globe of Speed’.

Goldilocks And The Three Bears is booking from 7 December 2018 until 12 January 2019 at the London Palladium.

Goldilocks And The Three Bears tickets are now available.