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Meet Nurse Nellie Saves Panto's Fabulous Five: Gordon Cooper as Nurse Nellie!

posted 20 Nov 2020
Meet Nurse Nellie Saves Panto's Fabulous Five: Gordon Cooper as Nurse Nellie!

Nurse Nellie is heading to the Octagon Theatre to save panto in only three weeks! Don't miss out, make sure to book your tickets as soon as possible and get ready for a show packed full with all of your favourite panto moments, hilarious gags, musical numbers and family friendly fun!

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Meet the Fabulous Five: Gordon Cooper is Nurse Nellie!

Gordon is delighted to be returning to The Octagon Theatre this Christmas after having audiences howling with laughter in last year's panto, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs.

He is a familiar face in the South West, having spent several years playing various silly pantomime characters at the Northcott Theatre Exeter. Gordon 

Gordon Cooper

As well as The Northcott, Gordon has appeared in Pantomime at theatres across the UK, most notably spending two years at The Kings Theatre in Glasgow as an Ugly Sister in Cinderella and then Widow Twankey in Aladdin.

Other credits include: Romeo & Juliet (Guildford Shakespeare Co.); Stick Man (Leicester Square Theatre/Sydney Opera House); My Daughters Trial (Kahli Theatre Co.); I Dreamed a Dream (The Susan Boyle Musical) (National Tour); Comedy of Errors and As You Like It (Exeter Northcott); Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado about Nothing (Creation Theatre Company Oxford); Up on The Roof (Chichester Festival Theatre); Toad of Toad Hall (Eye Theatre Suffolk); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (National Tour); Carnaby St The Musical (Arts Theatre London); Comedy of Errors and Peter Pan (Nuffield Theatre Southampton)

TV Credits include: Citizen Khan (BBC); Ghost Squad (Channel 4); League of Gentlemen (BBC); and All Along the Watchtower (BBC Scotland).

He also hosts the theatre podcast Taking Turns to Talk (available to download from apple podcasts).

Nurse Nellie Saves Panto will be live on stage at The Octagon Theatre from the 11th of December 2020 - 3rd of January 2021. Find out more here


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