It’s panto season (oh, sure it’s!) and the BBC isn’t lacking out on the enjoyable this 12 months because it has a star-studded panto spectacular for us to get pleasure from over Christmas.
Written by the tremendous gifted group of Ben Crocker, Dawson Bros and the one-and-only Richard Curtis, the Magnificence and the Beast particular – which is being aired to lift cash for Comedian Reduction – has been described as a “distinctive interpretation” that guarantees some “stunning moments of comedy” – contemplate us offered.
Recalling the Cinderella pantomime final 12 months, Curtis mentioned: “I don’t know that we’ve ever completed something for Comedian Reduction which was extra stuffed with a way of fame and enjoyable – final 12 months the present made almost 1,000,000 kilos, and I’m actually hoping that Magnificence and the Beast may even elevate a ravishing amount of money for all our good tasks at a fairly beastly time.”
However when is Magnificence and the Beast: A Pantomime for Comedian Reduction airing, and which well-known faces have signed up to participate? We have now the complete run-down of the Quentin Blake-illustrated mission for you under!
When is Magnificence and the Beast: A Pantomime for Comedian Reduction on?
We can get pleasure from Magnificence and the Beast: A Pantomime for Comedian Reduction a mere few days earlier than Christmas itself as it’s set to air on the BBC at 9pm on Sunday December nineteenth 2021.
Easy methods to watch Magnificence and the Beast: A Pantomime for Comedian Reduction
Simply tune in to BBC Two to observe Magnificence and the Beast: A Pantomime for Comedian Reduction on December nineteenth and it is possible for you to to observe it there.
Alternatively, the present may even be proven reside and streamed on-demand by way of BBC iPlayer – so there isn’t a excuse to overlook it!
Magnificence and the Beast: A Pantomime for Comedian Reduction forged
There was an epic forged assembled to inform us this story as previous as time with Lily James (Mamma Mia: Right here We Go Once more) on board to star as Belle. Her Beast is about to be performed by Oliver Chris (Making an attempt, Motherland).
Becoming a member of them are Kiell Smith-Bynoe (Ghosts, Stath Lets Flats) who will star as Magnificence’s brother Jacques, Sian Gibson (Homicide, They Hope, Automobile Share) as Ma, and Susan Wokoma (Enola Holmes, Chewing Gum) who shall be taking part in Amelie.
We even have Celia Imrie as Malabelle (Retaining Religion, Higher Issues), The Inbetweeners star Simon Chicken as Remy, Pam Ferris as Marie (Name the Midwife, Holmes & Watson) and Tom Rosenthal (Friday Night time Dinner, Plebs) rounds out the forged as Mr Bell. Narration duties shall be offered by comic Guz Khan as Bonzo.
Not solely that, however search for another well-known faces to pop up in cameo roles, together with Miranda Hart, Lenny Henry, David Tennant, David Walliams and Michael Sheen!
Magnificence and the Beast: A Pantomime for Comedian Reduction will air on Sunday nineteenth December at 9pm on BBC Two. Try extra of our Entertainment protection or go to our TV Guide to see what’s on tonight.