Spectacular panto’s a big hit

Star-studded guest list celebrates success of Hippodrome super show

Celebrities from the world of showbiz joined a closing night party to celebrate the huge success of Birmingham Hippodrome’s pantomime Jack and The Beanstalk. Guests, including Gok Wan, Lesley Joseph, X Factor winner Joe McElderry and comedian Billy Pearce, were welcomed by managing director of Qdos Entertainment’s pantomimes division and executive producer of Jack and The Beanstalk Michael Harrison, and Nick Thomas, chairman of Qdos Entertainment. An audience of 1.5 million people saw the shows across the season.


  1. Kathryn Rooney, Joe McElderry, Lesley Joseph
  2. Paul Parnaby, Kerry Pearce, Julian Russell
  3. Stuart Griffiths, Nick Thomas, Michael Harrison
  4. Billy Pearce, Allan Stewart
  5. Kathryn Rooney, Duncan James
  6. Chris Gascoyne, Michael Harrison
  7. Rachel Griffin, Paul Kaynes, Jonathan Thompson
  8. Stuart Griffith, Kate Warnaby