JOHN Barrowman and the Krankies are back at the Clyde Auditorum today, which can only mean one thing — it’s well and truly Christmas.
It’s the fourth pantomime season for Glasgow-born television and west end star John — and he’s more than used to sharing the stage with seasoned panto stars the Krankies.
It was originally billed as Robin Hood, but there has since been a change of heart, and instead the trio are adding a Scottish twist to an old English folk tale, with Dick McWhittington — no prizes for guessing who’s in the lead role.
Yes, Barrowman is taking his cat on the road, joined by councillor Krankie and — of course — wee Jimmy.
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Executive producer Jonathan Kiley commented: “We’re delighted that John Barrowman and the Krankies are returning to Glasgow this Christmas.
“Audiences who have seen the on-stage chemistry of this trio in recent years will know that an unmissable treat is in store.”
The producer promises a traditional panto script with a unique Scottish flavour — add Glasgow panto audiences to the mix, and it’s a tried and tested recipe for festive success.
Dick McWhittington runs from today (December 14) until January 5.
Tickets are £13 from www.ticketsoup.com or 0844 395 4000.