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Tracy Beaker’s Dani Harmer and comedy legend Bobby Davro star in Ipswich Regent Easter pantomime

PUBLISHED: 12:27 10 April 2018 | UPDATED: 12:27 10 April 2018

Dani Harmer and Bobby Davro stars in Enchanted Entertainment's Easter pantomime Beauty and the Beast. Picture: PAUL LAWRENCE CLAPP

Dani Harmer and Bobby Davro stars in Enchanted Entertainment's Easter pantomime Beauty and the Beast. Picture: PAUL LAWRENCE CLAPP


Tracy Beaker star Dani Harmer and comedy legend Bobby Davro tell a tale as old as time in Enchanted Entertainment’s Easter pantomime Beauty and the Beast.

Actress and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Dani plays Belle and Bobby is Silly Billy in the show, at the Ipswich Regent 2pm and 6pm tomorrow.

Producer Jezz Weatherall said: “It’s got a great cast of TV stars, a host of brilliant songs and some truly amazing dancers. We know how popular the Christmas pantos are at the Regentand we’re going to give audiences another quality family event this Easter.”

Featuring enchanting performances, popular songs to please all ages, wonderful sets, brilliant costumes and high-octante dance routines, director Guy Pascall added it’ll be great fun for all the family.

“Beauty and the Beast is one of the most magical pantomimes of them all and over the years it’s become a firm favourite with audiences of all ages. The story has such wonderful characters and really has something for everyone. We’re really looking forward to entertaining Ipswich audiences again this Easter”.

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