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Peter Pan: The Never Ending Wedding – CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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Second star to the right and straight on till morning. That’s what Peter Pan promised his Wendy tonight at the Hydro. The cast and crew of Peter Pan, The Never Ending Story wishes them a safe and happy flight together.

Fans watching Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story at the Hydro Arena were given an unexpected fairy tale ending when the show’s lead, Dutch actor Sandor Stürbl proposed on stage to his co-star and girlfriend of two years, Scots actress Lilly Jane Young.

Sandor, 28, halted the show’s final number to say: “normally the show would end with Peter Pan giving Wendy a kiss, but tonight is not a normal show.”

“This is not Peter Pan giving Wendy a kiss, this is Sandor Stürbl giving the love of his life…something much, much more special.”

The romantic actor then stunned the 4,300-strong Hydro Crowd by getting down on one knee and popping the question to a tearful Lilly Jane, whose “Yes” raised the roof.

Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story completes its UK tour at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on Wednesday and Thursday (15th and 16th January).

VIP party at London Wembley premiere

Peter Pan flew right into the heart of the UK last night with it’s London Premiere at the Wembley Arena. Having had a fantastic two weeks touring including shows at the Birmingham NIA, Leeds First Direct Arena and Manchester Phones 4 U Arena, the cast sang (and danced!) in the New Year with an incredible opening night.

Among the thousands of audience members were some VIP celebrity guests who celebrated the arrival of Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story in the country’s capital city. We had a photographer on hand to capture all of the action – check the pics here:

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Do you believe in fairies? (Daily Mail online 14/12/2013)

Do you believe in fairies? Stacey Solomon lifts off in her new role as Tinkerbell in Peter Pan – The Never Ending Story (by Hanna Flint)

Stacey Solomon has reached new career heights…  as Tinker Bell in Peter Pan – The Never Ending Story. The former X Factor contestant – who was runner up in 2009 – landed the magical role for the musical being staged at Birmingham NIA Theatre.

Wearing a silver corset dress with lace up boots and green wings, Stacey, 24, soared across the audience as she sang You Raise Me Up during the show on its opening night.

Speaking of her acting debut, Solomon told the Daily Express: ‘It’s every girl’s dream to play Tinker Bell. My children are over the moon, the can’t wait to see mummy fly. ‘Tinker Bell is quite mischievous, I’m very similar to her. I’m definitely cheeky and I feel like a fairy half the time! Peter Pan is one of my absolute favourite stories,’ the mother-of-two continued. ‘Also, the show looks fantastic – the whole thing is magical.’

One would hope the show looked breathtaking as the production cost more than £10million to create, and will share its magic across the globe for a worldwide tour. But Stacey will only be waving her wand in the UK, as each new country will see a native actress play the role of Tink.

The show boasts a score by Grammy-winning composer Matt Dunkley, but the fantastical show features a variety of pop songs from over the years, from Rod Stewart’s Sailing and Robbie Williams’ Angels to Gilbert & Sullivan’s Pirates Of Penzance and Nessus Dorma by Puccini.

Sandor Sturbl plays the boy who never grew up, Peter, while Scottish-born actress Lilly-Jane Young plays Wendy. Dutch actor  Milan Van Weelden, plays Captain Hook, in a cast filled with actors from a plethora of different nationalities.

Also at the opening night of the new musical wasformer rugby star and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Ben Cohen.

Read more:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2523712/Stacey-Solomon-lifts-new-role-Tinkerbell-Peter-Pan-panto.html#ixzz2o7lwG0Td

 

 

Peter Pan flies in to the UK – Is it coming somewhere near you soon? Book Now!

With a high octane fusion of magic, unrelenting entertainment, pyrotechnics, illusion, death-defying stunts and never-before-seen flying without wires (with the help of a colossal 250km/hour wind turbine), adults & children alike found themselves immersed in Neverland, flying alongside Peter Pan, adventuring with Lost Boys, face-to-face with pirates and hand-in-hand with Tinkerbell. It may be Christmas time but this is no Panto.

 

Even a story that never ends has to begin somewhere and this year’s foremost arena spectacular Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story has officially begun its maiden voyage of the UK, opening to uproarious applause at Birmingham’s NIA last Friday 13 December.

 

A full house watched the classic J.M Barrie tale unfold on-stage with Stacey Solomon’s Tinker Bell receiving a rapturous welcome as she burst on to stage in a shower of fireworks.

 

With its first stop on its UK tour complete, this roving stage sensation prepares to travel the length of the country over the next month. Judging by the standing ovations and deafening cheers left echoing across the Midlands, it brings with it the promise of many more enthralling nights to come.

 

Reviewing for Birmingham Mail, Mat Kendrick described the production as state-of-the-art” adding, “the high energy performance barely stops for breath”.

 

You could almost hear the shattering of expectations across the arena as those anticipating Panto were met with the magnitude of the choreography, special effects and arena anthems. This show redefines ‘Arena Spectacular’ with serious panache and a rather hefty pinch of fairy dust.

 

There is still a chance to join this expedition to Neverland as the show runs in Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester, London, Glasgow and Newcastle, but act quickly to secure your place on the adventure by visiting www.peterpan.is/en and booking tickets now!

 

Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story is coming to six more cities throughout the UK:

  • December Sunday 22nd –  Monday 23rd  – Nottingham Capital FM Arena
  • December Thursday 26th – Friday 27thLeeds First Direct Arena
  • December Sunday 29th – Monday 30thManchester Phones 4U Arena
  • January Thursday 2nd – Saturday 4th 2014 – London Wembley Arena
  • January Friday 10th – Sunday 12th 2014 – Glasgow The SSE Hydro
  • January Wednesday 15th – Thursday 16th 2014 – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena

 

BOX OFFICE – PETER PAN THE NEVER ENDING STORY
Tickets are from £19.80 to £49.50 with special family tickets from £88.00
Children under 12 get 10% off at all performances
To book now go to www.peterpan.is/en or call 0844 581 1400  
Group rates of 10+ call 0800 358 0058

Peter Pan The Never Ending Story: UK Premiere

On Friday 13th, Peter Pan: The Never Ending story opened at the Birmingham NIA in its UK Premiere!

The cast & crew had an amazing evening and hope that everyone who came to see the show enjoyed themselves. We were certainly flying without wires after the the curtain came down at the NIA!

Before the show, we were very excited to have some celebrity guests come along to a tea party to celebrate the UK debut of the show. We had a photographer on hand to capture the fun!

 

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