2019 Panto - Dick Whittington

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The Hospitality Industry’s Pantomime is back – and it’s bigger and better than ever! We’ll be hitting the West End stage with our adaptation of a panto classic – the famous Dick Whittington! 

After three sell-out shows back in January, Springboard will be taking over London’s Leicester Square Theatre for four spectacular nights from 29th January – 1st February 2019. Casting is now open for a variety roles, so click here to start your theatrical journey!

If you want to reward your team with a hilarious night out, all while supporting and raising vital funds for The Springboard Charity, then make sure you register your interest. The box office will open once casting is complete, so register your interest for tickets at this link, and we'll get back to you when tickets are on sale!


If you fancy taking on the pantomime challenge for Springboard, and performing live on the West End stage.. then we want to hear from you!
Still not convinced? Here’s why you should get involved:

• Perform live for friends, colleagues and family in one of the capital's most famous theatres
• Receive training and coaching from a professional director and choreographer
• Network with colleagues across the industry, and make friends for life
• Raise vital funds for Springboard, allowing the charity to continue it’s work helping some of the most disadvantaged people in society find meaningful work within the hospitality industry

Casting applications close: 26th October 2018
Auditions: 30th October and 1st, 5th and 6th November 2018

Click here to register for auditions 

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"This was the best experience; I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. Would I do it again? Absolutely, in a heartbeat!" Bob Silk a.k.a. 'Mrs Spankey', Barclays

"An incredibly rewarding experience - you will make friends with people you otherwise may not have met and also form fantastic relationships with fellow hospitality workers - I would recommend signing up to anyone - believe me, when the curtain comes down on the final night you will be wishing you could do it all over again the next day! Panto Family is an actual thing, be part of it!” Matt Wright, Collins King

"The week of performance was one of the best weeks of my life” Christian Hill, Wagamama

"Overall, I think it was a great experience to have and I met really nice cast members and I had the experience to perform in an professional environment and in The West End which doesn't happen every day.” Jade Slocock, College Student

"An awesome experience, one which will stay with you for ever... great fun, enlightening and all for a superb cause.” Paul Anderson, Mieko

"Geat fun, and a way to give back for beneficiaries who want to help but can't sponsor yet” Adrianna March, Springboard Beneficiary


Starring - and attended by - the great and good of London's hospitality industry, the charity’s now-annual pantomime is a great way for suppliers to the industry to get their brand in front of key decision-makers, to share in the huge amount of good-will generated from the event, and to be seen to be supporting the hospitality industry’s charity in its charitable endeavours.

If you’d like to place your business centre-stage at this glorious industry event, drop an email to Geoff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or give him a call on 07896259187. Packages start from just £250.

The Hospitality Industry's Pantomime is generously sponsored by:

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