Charity search for Dartford panto dame

PUBLISHED: 14:45 23 October 2015 | UPDATED: 14:45 23 October 2015

Widow Twankey

Widow Twankey


Charity Walk Tall is looking for actors to play Widow Twankey

A charity is appealing after The Mick Jagger Centre’s annual pantomime is missing a key character.

Walk Tall, the charity responsible for putting on the Christmas pantomime will be putting on a performance of Aladdin at the centre in December.

The charity is calling for anyone ready to fill the boots of Widow Twankey ahead of this Christmas’ production.

Due to personal reasons the man scheduled to play Widow Twankey has dropped out.

This will be the fourth year the charity has run the panto.

Walk Tall is a youth counselling organisation with almost 20 counsellors helping 4 to 18 year olds cope with mental health.

Speaking of the performance, Ann Duke from Walk Tall said: “The standard is awesome, so anyone coming into the cast will have fantastic actors to work with. The whole run raises funds for working with vulnerable children.”

The voluntary position would receive free training from Robbie Humphries, with actors asked to have some am-dram experience as a minimum, with a feel for comedy.

Rehearsals take place at the Refinery Theatre in Ebbsfleet on Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons.

Men of 18 or older are being considered for the role, though 25 and older is preferred for the production that runs on December 12 and 13th, then again from December 19 to December 23.

Anyone interested should contact Ann Duke at or on 01474 561200.

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