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The much loved RVT panto is back for 2020, with opening night set for 4th December, just after lockdown in England ends.

Pricked is the story of Sleeping Beauty (Grant Cartwright) like you’ve never seen it before. Like many of you reading this, the magical tale features a princess who wants to be a pop star and has had sex with every boy who’s ever wandered into the woods.  

Photo: Chris Jepson.

A hopelessly privileged Prince (Fia Hamilton-Houston) searching for an independent woman, a raven (Charlie Wood) with identity issues, a frustrated fairy (Faye Reeves) who’s out of practice and was never very good to begin with and of course a villain, the magnificent Maleffluent (Robert McNeilly) who’s as insecure and as attention seeking as she is evil. 

Packed with songs and serious laughs, combining all your favourite panto classics delivered in unique socially distanced ways… this is an adult panto like no other. 

Photo: Chris Jepson.

Pricked features the same creative team as last year’s hit show Slipped and the previous pantos Rubbed and Goosed, written by Tim Benzie and Paul Joseph, directed  by Tim McArthur with Aaron Clingham returning as Musical Director.

Tickets are £20 each and you book them in tables of 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2. 

Photo: Chris Jepson.

Monday to Fridays doors at 6pm, show at 7pm, venue is closed by 10pm. Saturday matinees doors at 2pm show at 3pm, guests are welcome to stay on afterwards, venue is closed by 10pm. 

Tickets and dates via 

The RVT is following the Government’s Covid secure guidelines including track and trace, full table service, regular cleaning, mask wearing for staff and customers when not seated.

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