30th November 2023

Wyvern Announces Panto Casting. Swindon’s Wyvern Theatre and Imagine Theatre announce full casting for their upcoming annual family treat. And it’s the fairest panto of them all Snow White from 02 – 31 December.

Ru Paul’s Drag Race favourite Divina De Campo will play the evil Queen Morgiana with Channel 5 Milkshake!

Presenter and Tik Tok star Nathan Connor and real-life Disney Channel star and musical theatre actress Samantha Dorrance, playing the Prince and Snow White. They join Swindon’s panto dream team Paul Burling and David Ashley as Muddles and Nurse Nora. Eric Potts plays, in digital form, The Lord of the Mirror. Playing The Magnificent Seven and Ensemble will be Will Fisher, Tom Fisher-Macvine, Sophie Hirst, Euan Libaudiere, Becky Power, Holly Anne Rutter, Eden Smart, Evelyn Wong. All alongside a team of talented local youngsters.

Divina said : ‘I’m so thrilled to appear as Queen Morgiana in Snow White at the Wyvern Theatre this Christmas. I can’t wait to hear the Swindon audiences booing me, as I hear they are big panto fans! It’s going to be wicked!!’

Wyvern Announces Panto Casting - Snow White
Wyvern Announces Panto Casting – Snow White


Princely happenings

Nathan Connor said: ‘I’m buzzing to be playing the Prince in Snow White this year at the Wyvern Theatre in Swindon! This is one panto I’ve never done before, so even more exciting. I’ll see you all this Christmas!’

Paul Burling says of his return ‘I had such an amazing time at The Wyvern last year. Thus I’m delighted to return in Snow White with David! We’re looking forward to another spectacular season of silliness and can’t wait to see you there!’

David Ashley who will mark his 10th year playing in Swindon’s pantomime added: ‘I love doing panto at The Wyvern, it’s one of the highlights of my year, so I’m extra excited to be coming back again. I’m already picking out my most extravagant frock!’

Use your imagination!

Imagine Theatre are presenting Snow White. Laura Taylor is associate producer.

Eric Potts is the writer and it’s directed by David Ashley with Charise Renouf as assistant Director and choreographer. The musical arranger is Steve Clark with musical direction from Tom Elliot-Reade. Lighting design is from Matt Ladkin with sound design by Chris James.

Laura James, theatre director at the Wyvern said: ‘Snow White is set to be our most magical family show to date. It’s full of fabulous fun and adventure sure to delight our faithful audiences who love returning to the Wyvern year on year as part of their festive celebrations. Along with our returning favourites, Paul Burling and David Ashley, this year’s cast is going to be quite spectacular!’

Mirror, mirror on the wall!

After the Magic Mirror declares Snow White to be the fairest in all the land Morgiana, the Wicked Queen, flies into a jealous rage. Will Snow White’s friends be able to save her from the Queen’s fury letting them all live happily ever after?

Mirror, Mirror on the wall – which is the best pantomime of them all? Snow White at the Wyvern Theatre of course! Book your tickets today swindontheatres.co.uk or visit imaginetheatre.co.uk

The cast


Wyvern Theatre-  Theatre Square, Swindon SN1 1QN

DATES:  02 – 31 Dec 2023

TIMES:  Times vary please see website for details

PRICE – Tickets from £22.50 with concessions available on selected performances. Schools (10+) tickets £12.50.

School and group rates available. Please contact our Ticket Office on either 01793 535534.

BOOKING LINK: visit www.swindontheatre.co.uk or call 0343 310 0040 Monday – Saturday 10am-5pm

About Imagine Theatre

Run by husband-and-wife team Steve and Sarah Boden, Imagine Theatre, part of the Trafalgar Entertainment group of companies, is a pantomime and family theatre production company operating from a purpose-built facility in Coventry. It houses their head office, along with over 40 sets and more than 30,000 costumes and prop items. Proudly carbon neutral and with a team of 30 working for the company, Imagine Theatre is growing and evolving with each year that passes. Working alongside Steve & Sarah Boden is associate producer and head of celebrity casting, Laura Taylor, whilst heading up the creative department is artistic director Eric Potts.  

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