Sleeping Beauty stars Siani Owen and Rebecca Keatley

Oh yes it has – the Lichfield Garrick has officially launched its 2016 pantomime.

Sleeping Beauty will run at the city theatre from December 1 to 31.

The cast of Sleeping Beauty on stage at the Lichfield Garrick

The stars came together last week to give people a first glimpse of some of the costumes.

Tim Ford, Lichfield Garrick’s Artistic Director, said: “We had a fabulous day and it was wonderful to welcome the cast, the creative team and our sponsors, Tempest Ford, to the Garrick for the launch.”

Sleeping Beauty stars Siani Owen and Rebecca Keatley

Among the stars of Sleeping Beauty are Cbeebies’ Rebecca Keatley, Sutton Coldfield-based dame Sam Rabone, children’s entertainer Ben Thornton, children’s author Ian Billings, Lloyd Davies, Siani Owen and Jo-Anne Stevens.

Tim added: “This year’s company will bring together some of the very best pantomime performers from across the UK including top West End dancers.”

Tickets start from £13 for children and £22 for adults and can be booked online at or by calling the box office on 01543 412121.

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