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Newcastle's Sleeping Beauty 'fastest selling pantomime' in Theatre Royal History

Date Posted: 02/11/11

Newcastle's Sleeping Beauty 'fastest selling pantomime' in Theatre Royal History

Newcastle Theatre Royal's Sleeping Beauty pantomime has become the fastest selling show of its kind in the venue's history.

The show has already sold 65,000 tickets to those booking city breaks, according to, which is 3,000 more than at the same point last year.

Michael Harrison, producer of the pantomime, said: "The Theatre Royal panto is already well established at the top of the country’s pantomime league and this year’s will raise the bar even higher."

He added that this year's special effects are "breathtaking", while the show will also be full of magic, comedy, stunning costumes and a real sports car.

"It is set to be the only show to see this Christmas," Mr Harrison stated.

The production opens on Tuesday November 29th, running through until Saturday January 21st.

Later this month, the Theatre Royal will showcase Nutcracker, in a production from Northern Ballet, running between Tuesday November 15th and Saturday November 19th.

Posted by Danielle Masterson

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