Thameside Theatre panto star announced!

14 August 2019

Thameside Theatre has announced its star for this year's fantastic pantomime will be... Wes Nelson!

The TV heart-throb appeared in the ITV2 reality series Love Island in 2018, and also Dancing on Ice 2019, where he finished as runner-up.

This ITV hunk is set to mark his debut pantomime performance by playing the role of Dick Whittington at the Thameside Theatre.

Joined by a fantastic cast, including Alice Fillary and Thurrock's favourite pantomime dame, Luke Coldham, this year's panto is guaranteed to be full of wonder and excitement that will amaze audiences of all ages.

Tickets can be booked online at or by calling the box office on 0345 300 5264.

After enjoying the show, families can make the most of the dinner and theatre experience. Just a short walk from the theatre, R.Mumford and Son, New Delhi and Spice of India are all offering a discount if you show a theatre ticket for a performance that day.