Collabro star flies into Bridlington Panto
Bridlington Spa has announced that singing sensation Michael Auger from Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro will headline in the starring role of Peter Pan, in the Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan this Christmas.
The world’s most successful Musical Theatre group, the Collabro boys met for their first rehearsal only one month before going on to wow the Britain’s Got Talent judges, Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams, at their first round audition at London’s Hammersmith Apollo.
Their rousing rendition of Stars; their first public performance as a group; brought both the audience and all four judges to their feet and their overwhelming popularity secured them a coveted spot in the live finals. Collabro went on to win the Eighth series of Britain’s Got Talent with one of the highest majorities in the show’s history. Millions of captivated viewers watched as Collabro claimed their prize, performing in front of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the 2014 Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium.
Six years on, and with a legion of loyal fans; known fondly as the Collaborators; Collabro have gone on to enjoy phenomenal success with five studio albums under their belt and a string of worldwide sell-out tours across the UK, America and Asia.
Bridlington Spa will be joining forces once again with award-winning pantomime producers Paul Holman Associates to present this year’s production following on from the success and popularity of last year’s record-breaking Cinderella.
Pantomime Producer Paul Holman said; “This Christmas, Michael will be stepping into the spotlight on his own to take centre stage as ‘the boy who never grew up’. He is going to wow panto-goers with his exuberance, cheeky sense of fun and breathtakingly beautiful voice as he flies high over the audiences of Bridlington Spa.”
Mark Lonsdale, general manager of Bridlington Spa, added : “In these difficult times, I am delighted that we are able to give people in the East Riding something to look forward to, and a glimpse ahead to a time when we hope we will be returning to something approaching normality again. I am excited that Michael will be starring in what promises to be another brilliant pantomime, after the enormous success of Cinderella last Christmas. We look forward to working with Paul Holman Associates again to bring the magic of the Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan to the stage at Bridlington Spa!”
Michael joins comedian Troy Harris who is returning due to great popular demand after his scene-stealing role as Buttons in last year’s Cinderella to play Captain Hook’s riotous right hand man, Smee.
This year’s production promises to be more spectacular than ever featuring all of the traditional elements of pantomime combined with dazzling scenery and costumes, bucket-loads of laughter and awe-inspiring flying guaranteed to entertain all the family.
The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan runs at Bridlington Spa from Monday 14th December 2020 to Sunday 3rd January 2021. Tickets are on sale now via bridspa.com or through the Box Office on 01262 678258.