The ITV Panto is a series of televised pantomimes originally broadcast on ITV in 1998, 2000, and 2002, and have regularly seen Re-runs in the years since. All written by Simon Nye, they included an array of celebrities playing the lead roles.
(In order of original broadcast date)
- Jack and the Beanstalk (original broadcast: 25 December 1998) - Filmed at the Old Vic Theatre.
- Cinderella (original broadcast: 2 January 2000) - Filmed at the Brixton Academy.
- Aladdin (original broadcast: 25 December 2000) - Filmed at the New Wimbledon Theatre.
- Dick Whittington (original broadcast: 1 January 2002) - Filmed at the New Wimbledon Theatre.
Recurring cast members
All the main roles in each pantomime were headed by well-known celebrities, some of whom became regular players, including some cameos from other major celebrities.
- Julian Clary (appeared in all 4)
- Paul Merton (appeared in all 4)
- Harry Hill (appeared in 2 shows)
- Griff Rhys Jones as Emperor in Aladdin and Baron Wasteland in Jack and the Beanstalk.
- Richard Wilson as Sally the Cook in Dick Whittington.
- Julie Walters as The Good Fairy in Jack and the Beanstalk.
- Denise van Outen as Jill in Jack and the Beanstalk.
- Alexander Armstrong as Prince Charming in Cinderella.
- Ben Miller as Dandini in Cinderella.
- Frank Skinner as Buttons in Cinderella.
- Kevin Bishop as Dick Whittington in Dick Whittington.
- James Fleet as Alderman Fitzwarren in Dick Whittington.
- Lee Mack as Idle Jack in Dick Whittington.
|Genie of the Lamp||Julian Clary|
|Princess Jasmine||Patsy Kensit|
|Wishee Washee||Ralf Little|
|Spirit of the Ring||Paul Merton|
|Widow Twankey||John Savident|
|Police chief||Billy Murray|
|Prince Hugely Suave||Leslie Phillips|
|Emperor||Griff Rhys Jones|
|Themselves||S Club 7|
|High Priestess||Meera Syal|
|Evil Baroness||Siân Phillips|
|The Good Fairy||Julian Clary|
|Prince Charming||Alexander Armstrong|
|Master of Ceremonies||Harry Hill|
|Dick Whittington||Kevin Bishop|
|Queen of Tonga||Amanda Barrie|
|Chris the Cat||Julian Clary|
|Mrs Fitzwarren||Vanessa Feltz|
|Alderman Fitzwarren||James Fleet|
|The Painter||Harry Hill|
|The Good Fairy||Jessica Hynes|
|Idle Jack||Lee Mack|
|Tricky Pete||Paul Merton|
|The Mayor||Sanjeev Bhaskar|
|Maid of Tonga||Tina O'Brien|
|Alice Fitzwarren||Debra Stephenson|
|King Rat||Mark Williams|
|Sally the Cook||Richard Wilson|
|Jack and the Beanstalk|
|Dame Dolly||Adrian Edmondson|
|Baron Wasteland||Griff Rhys Jones|
|Jill||Denise van Outen|
|Fairy Godmother||Julie Walters|
|First Henchman/Tim||Julian Clary|
|Second Henchman||Peter Serafinowicz|