Sarah Goggin, who will appear as Snow White, returns to Bradford this year after her appearance in last year’s Alhambra Theatre pantomime Aladdin; and Matthew Croke will make his debut performance on the Alhambra Theatre stage as Prince William of Wakefield.
Sarah has just finished playing Monica Geller in the first UK tour of the Friends musical parody, Friendsical. Her previous credits include: Sister Mary Robert in UK Tour of Sister Act; Jasmine in Aladdin and the title role in Cinderella for Qdos Entertainment, both at the Alhambra Theatre Bradford; Sister Mary Robert in Sister Act at Kilworth House; Rachel in Bad Girls; Christmas in New York with Eden Espinosa; A Different Kind Of Christmas Musical; Been on Broadway; Betty in Sincerely Yours; Woman 2 in I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change; Jodie in Best Of Friends; and Janey/cover Kim in Taboo.
“It’s so exciting to be invited back to Bradford for a third pantomime season at the iconic Alhambra Theatre. I’ve had a fabulous time working with Billy and the rest of the company over the last few years and I can’t wait to get started on this year’s spectacular panto!”
Yorkshire born Matthew trained at the Maureen Law Theatre School, Sharon Berry School of Dance and Laine Theatre Arts. His theatre credits include the title role in Disney’s Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, Annie Get Your Gun (Crucible, Sheffield), Singin’ in the Rain, Funny Girl, Wicked, West Side Story, Chicago, Shall We Dance?, Grease and A Chorus Line (Sheffield Theatres). Matthew is also a co-principal of the RMC Academy of Theatre Performance in Sheffield, alongside his sister, Rachel Croke. His debut album Only Dreaming is now available on all music platforms.
“I can’t wait to perform in my native Yorkshire for Christmas at this incredible theatre. It’s so exciting to be treading the majestic Alhambra Theatre boards for the first time and bringing heaps of Yorkshire spirit to this enchanting tale!”
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be lavishly brought to life in a production packed full of magical mirrors, seven friendly dwarfs, an abundance of comedy, sensational song and dance and jaw-dropping special effects, for which the annual Alhambra Theatre pantomime is so well known and loved.
With over 45,000 people already set to enjoy this year’s pantomime, book quickly to secure the best seats, or you won’t be able to look yourself in the mirror!
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will run from Saturday 14 December 2019 to Sunday 26 January 2020. A Relaxed Performance will be held on Tuesday 14 January 2020 at 6pm.