They’re back, oh yes they are! Hackney Empire is delighted to announce Grande Dame Olivier Award winner Clive Rowe will make his 13th pantomime appearance this Christmas starring as Sarah the Cook in Dick Whittington and His Cat joined by Tarinn Callender as Dick Whittington Who made his West End debut with the original London cast of Hamilton playing Hercules Mulligan and James Madison. Annette McLaughlin as Queen Rat, who has performed in numerous West End productions and international tours. Hackney favourite Kat B who will star as Uncle Vincent the Cat and Tony Whittle as Alderman Fitzwarren. Christina Tedders as Alice Fitzwarren and Sue Kelvin as Fairy Bowbells who recently appeared in Caroline, Or Change.
In Jamaica, young Dick Whittington is boarding a boat; chasing the dream of a new life in the gold-paved streets of glorious London. Little does he know, magic awaits him and his enchanted feline friend far across the ocean… he’ll embark on the adventure of a lifetime: fighting rodent royalty, meeting an eccentric fairy and winning the heart of his true love – all whilst trying to find fame and fortune.
Join us for a dazzling Hackney-style reimagining Panto of this classic rags-to-riches tale, bursting with laugh-out-loud topical gags, knockabout comedy, show-stopping song and dance numbers, the most boo-able baddies and enough festive cheer to fuel a ship half way round the world.
£ 38.00 – £ 10 (plus £1 per ticket online, £1.25 per ticket over the phone). A+ Seating £42- £32
Please Note: Children under 14 years need to be accompanied at all times by a paying adult.
Running Time Appox: 2hrs 30mins with interval
BSL interpreted performances by Theatresign
Sat 7 Dec 2.30pm & 7pm
Thurs 12 Dec 1.30pm & 7pm
Sat 7 Dec 2.30pm
per show Familiarisation Tour will be available at 12.45pm – spaces are limited and need to be booked in advance via our box office.
Dementia friendly performance
Sat 7 Dec 2.30pm
We have four bands of prices, with premium shows around Christmas and saver shows early in the run. We also have a fantastic range of prices within each show, so whatever your budget, we have a seat for you.
GOLD Premium Shows:
£38 / £34/ £31 / £26.50 / £16.50 & A+ seating £42
BLACK Standard Shows:
£34 / £31 / 27.50 /£24/ £13.50 & A+ seating £37.50
RED Saver Shows:
£29 / £25 / £22 / £17.50 / £10 & A+ seating £32
GREEN Super Saver Shows:
£25.50 / £23 / £18.50 / £15 / £10
Green Super Saver and Red Saver performances:
£2 off (price bands A – D), £1 off (price band E).
Black Standard performances:
£2 off (price bands B – D), £1 off (price band E).
Groups of 10+
£3 off (Green Super Saver & Red Saver shows, price band A-D)
£2 off (Black Standard shows price bands B-D)
All groups of 10+ enjoy a booking fee cap when booked over the phone or in person.
Group organisers go free (I ticket free per 10 tickets booked)
Schools and Youth Groups
£11 if booked and paid for by 30 Sept. £13 thereafter.
I teacher free per 10 students paid. Applies to Green Super Saver performances only
Please note: Concessions & Offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts and are subject to availability including the Early Bird Offer .