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Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells will welcome Mark Moraghan and Gemma Hunt for Peter Pan pantomime this Christmas

The Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells is preparing to welcome an action-packed pantomime this Christmas.

Peter Pan, a Kent Messenger and kmfm sponsored production, will be running at the theatre from December 12 - January 4 2015.

Starring a familiar face on television, Mark Moraghan heads the cast as the evil Captain Hook.

All the stops have been pulled out for this year’s pantomime in Tunbridge Wells
All the stops have been pulled out for this year’s pantomime in Tunbridge Wells

Known to millions for his portrayal of Owen Davis in the medical drama television series, Holby City, and more recently as the narrator of much-loved children's TV show Thomas The Tank Engine, he also appeared in series such as Brookside, Heartbeat and Celebrity Master Chef. 

Joining mark in Neverland will be presenter, Gemma Hunt as Tinkerbell. She regularly hosted CBBC’s live coverage at Wimbledon, and appeared in Chucklevision and the Cbeebies pantomime. 

Cheri Strudwick, marketing and development manager said: “The Assembly Hall Theatre is delighted that The KM Group are media sponsors for our annual pantomime.

"Pantomime is an important established Christmas tradition for many families and those coming to pantomime for the first time find it the perfect introduction to live theatre for children.

“This year we have the ever popular Peter Pan, and we promise a fun filled show packed full of flying, booing, laughing and plenty of magical fairy dust.”

“The Assembly Hall Theatre is delighted that The KM Group are media sponsors for our annual pantomime" - Cheri Strudwick

On Friday, January 2 at 5pm the theatre will be running a relaxed performance designed specifically to welcome people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, learning disability and other sensory and communication disorders.

It will offer a less formal and more supportive atmosphere in relation to noise and movement, with small changes to the performance sound levels, special effects and lighting.

Martin Dodd, producer of UK Production said: “We are delighted to be back at the Assembly Hall Theatre with our biggest pantomime to date.

"Peter Pan is a story that everybody loves and we will turn it into an all flying, all singing, all dancing, all laughter amazing spectacle that will have you hooked from the very beginning."

Tickets can be booked online at www.assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk or by calling the Box Office on 01892 530613.

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