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RCT Theatres’ annual panto has been rescheduled to Christmas 2021 due to Coronavirus.

RCT Theatres’ annual panto has been rescheduled to Christmas 2021 due to Coronavirus.

We were due to stage Dick Whittington as our pantomime this year at both The Coliseum Theatre, Aberdare and The Park & Dare Theatre, Treorchy, but social distancing measures which are vital for the wellbeing of cast, audiences and staff mean that staging the panto is impossible this year.

We pride ourselves on being theatre makers, creating and producing our very own panto. We had assembled our fabulous cast, built the set and made the costumes, we are devastated that we can’t share all this work with you this year as planned, but we are working hard to bring our magical panto to life in time to kick start the festive celebrations next year.

Customers who had already booked tickets will be contacted over the coming weeks to arrange either transferring their tickets to a performance next year or taking a full refund.

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