Aladdin Opens To A Soaring Five Stars!

Posted on 2 December 2014

After a mammoth six months of panto preparations, the wait is finally over! Aladdin opened at the Belgrade on Wednesday to a soaring reception from audiences and critics alike, with this year’s festive extravaganza clocking up a fabulous five stars from Catherine Vonledebur from the Coventry Telegraph.

Read on for the inside scoop from Old Peking in our reviews round-up below….

There’s heaps of fun to be had as poor Aladdin attempts to win the heart of the beautiful princess Jasmine. But there’s a problem – the law decrees that she can only marry a prince. With the evil Abanazaar determined to stand in his way, can Widow Twankey and Wishee Washey help Aladdin on his path to happiness or are they more interested in the soapy world of their Chinese laundry?

‘This entertaining family panto does everything you could possibly ask for’

Coventry Telegraph 5*****

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‘Packed full of wonder, Aladdin is a great start to the festive season.’

The Public Reviews 4.5****

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‘Aladdin and is jam packed full of pantomime traditions and enjoyable entertainment for the whole family’

Broadway World

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‘There’s plenty here for all the family, magic flying dragons, sumptuous set, costumes to die for, great songs’

Leamington Courier

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‘For a traditional Christmas family treat, you cannot go far wrong with this production of Aladdin.’ 4****

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Aladdin runs on the Belgrade’s Main Stage until Sat 10 Jan 2015. Tickets are priced from £13.75 – £22.25. To book, call the Belgrade Theatre Box Office on 024 7655 3055 or visit the Belgrade Theatre website where tickets are cheaper. Tickets for this year’s festive extravaganza are currently flying off the shelves so audiences are advised to book early to avoid disappointment.