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Take part in panto with The Big Give’s Christmas auction

Posted on November 26, 2010

julian clary nigel havers jeffrey holland keith harris  orvilleBirmingham Hippodrome has donated a prize of a child’s walk-on part in the UK’s biggest pantomime to this year’s Big Give Christmas auction.

The Big Give is a way for philanthropists to find and support charities. Through the website, people can find new projects to support, make donations go further or leave legacies. Birmingham Hippodrome’s Christmas auction prize is a part for a child (aged six – ten) in the theatre’s Dick Whittington.

The winner will appear in the spectacular finale, in costume, alongside Joan Collins, Julian Clary, Nigel Havers, Keith Harris and Orville, and Jeffrey Holland. The whole prize includes a private buffet, best seats in the house, a backstage tour, goody bags and a chance to have photographs take with cast members. Up to 12 friends and family can enjoy the experience together.

If you are interested in bidding, visit www.thebiggive.org.uk/auction/ between November 25 and December 6.

Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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