Panto fever is hotting up with star auditions this weekend

Dick Whittington was at the Grove Theatre last year
Dick Whittington was at the Grove Theatre last year

Fancy performing in a full scale pantomime extravaganza? If you’d like to be part of Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood during this festive season at Dunstable’s Grove Theatre, then keep your eyes peeled.

Producers Magic Beans Pantomimes are searching for two stars to fill the lead roles of Robin Hood and Maid Marian.

They’d like to see both amateurs and professionals aged 16 and above at the auditions on Sunday (September 14) at the Grove and Monday (September 15) in London.

So why not come along and see if you’ve got what it takes?

You can apply to audition at – where you’ll also be able to watch the Panto Factor online, including everything from first audition action to the grand finale.

And here’s another invitation to the pre-festive fun – come along and watch the Panto Factor Grand Final live on Thursday, September 25 at 7pm. Tickets from the box office on 01582 602080 or online at
There are also auditions for dancers aged six and over on Sunday. Check out times and details on