The one and only Lizzie Frances will be returning as THE WICKED QUEEN in this year's Christmas Panto, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS!
Lizzie trained at The National Youth Theatre and The Birmingham School of Speech and Drama.
Lizzie is a professional actor, director and drama teacher who has numerous West End, UK No 1. touring and pantomime credits to her name.
Her favourites include: The Night Before Christmas (Horsham Capitol Theatre and The Ambassadors Theatre, West End); Girls Night (UK Tour); Ha Ha Hitler (UK Tour); Little Women (UK Tour); Harry and his Bucketful of Dinosaurs (UK Tour); and Beauty and the Beast (UK Tour).
Lizzie has written and directed various productions, films and summer schools including: And The Winner Is; Annie - The First Night Farce; and Lights Camera Action (The Octagon’s Showstoppers Summer School).
Lizzie is the founder and principal of the Dorset based drama school, Pure Drama. Pupils have gone on to win numerous competitions, festivals, and have gained places at top London drama schools. Lizzie also teaches LAMDA to private pupils, with 100% pass rates!
Lizzie is thrilled to be returning to her favourite theatre (“in the whole wild world”) for the seventh time! She has previously played Spirit of the Ring, Fairy Godmother, Mrs Darling, Myrtle and Big Chief, Fairy Moonbeam, Spirit of the Ring and Fairy Beansprout.
Lizzie lives in Bournemouth, with her husband Paul and children Tilly and Boo. She is very excited to see their faces in the audience this year!
Don't miss our spectacular, fun-packed, family pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, coming to the Octagon Theatre from Fri 6 Dec 2019 - Sun 5 Jan 2020.