With less than one month to go until the opening of Birmingham’s favourite pantomime, West End actress and singer Danielle Hope has been announced to join John Barrowman, Steve McFadden, The Krankies, Jodie Prenger and Matt Slack in this year’s magical, festive production of Dick Whittington from Mon 19 Dec 2016 – Sun 29 Jan 2017. 

No stranger to the magical world of panto, Danielle was last seen on the Birmingham Hippodrome stage playing Snow White in the 2013/14 production of Snow White and The Seven Dwarves alongside Gok Wan, Stephanie Beacham, John Partridge, Gary Wilmot, Paul Zerdin and Matt Slack.

Starring alongside Danielle in the title role of Dick Whittington is actor and TV star John Barrowman

The hugely popular showman last appeared at the Hippodrome in the pantomime Robin Hood in 2008/09.  His numerous stage credits include leading roles in Sunset Boulevard, Anything Goes, Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon and Company. He was on the TV judging panel of How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? and Any Dream Will Do alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber.