Beauty & the Beast

13 December 2019 - 05 January 2020

Ferneham Hall, Fareham


Hot on the heels of last year’s smash hit, CinderellaFerneham Hall audiences can look forward to a real BEAUTY of a panto when Beauty and the Beast comes to the venue from Friday 13 December 2019 until Sunday 5 January 2020.

A baddie wanting boos, some goodies with some gags, a heroine in hot water … but what has happened to the handsome Prince? Join us for a spectacular adventure as Dame Derriere and her son Potty Pierre cause chaos at the chateau.

Starring Eurovision legend Nicki French as Malevolent and Matt Lapinskas (EastEnders and Dancing on Ice) as Prince Gallant, once again we promise you live musicstunning setsspectacular costumesslick choreography and rip-roaring adventure told in true panto style!

Tickets are on sale now at or call the box office on 01329 231942.

Cast & Creative

Matt Lapinskas

Prince Gallant / Beast

Nicki French


Michael Neilson

Dame Dorothea Derriere

Kevin James

Potty Pierre

Charlotte Christensen


Barrie Palmer

Jean Jacques

Tara Verloop

Fairy Formidable

  • Written by: Chris Jordan
  • Directed by: Robert McWhir
  • Choreographed by: Tara Verloop
  • Musical Direction by: Simona Budd

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