THE Alhambra pantomime is set to hit the stage this December, and this year it’s the magical tale of Aladdin.

The Alhambra’s 11th pantomime, runs from December 10-28, and features an all star cast of stage and screen.

The show is set to dazzle audiences with superb sets, amazing costumes, full live orchestra, and all the fun and magic that patrons have to come to expect from the annual Alhambra pantomime.

Taking the title role of Aladdin is Joshua Haynes, star of CBeebies ‘Molly and Mack’, alongside his on screen partner Danielle Jam who plays the role of Princess Jasmine.

In CBeebies ‘Molly and Mack’ Joshua plays the role of Mack, brother to Molly, and Danielle plays Daisy, Mack’s love interest. Molly and Mack has recently filmed a second series, due out soon. Molly and Mack is filmed at various locations in Scotland with some scenes filmed in West Fife, and features scenic shots of the Forth Road Bridge.

Billy Mack returns as Dame, bringing his infectious charm to the stage in the role of Widow Twankey. Accompanying Billy in the part of Wishee Washee is Alan Orr. Billy and Alan have played Dame and Comic Sidekick to rave reviews from both press an audiences alike. Taking on the role of Genie is Jamie McKillop (star of The Dolls) Jamie promises to bring some pizzazz to the colourful character, who grants Aladdin his three wishes. Tyler Collins is set play the character of Abanazar, The 6ft 6 giant, is noted for appearances in National Theatre of Scotland’s ‘Last Dream’ and as Hen Broon, in the tour of ‘The Broons’.

Ian Bustard, will direct the all star cast, in this year’s production of Aladdin. Ian is an actor and Director, known for films such as ‘The Crow Road’ and ‘A Love Divided’. Ian will also take on the part of The Emperor in this year’s dazzling show. Ian brings a wealth of experience in both film and stage direction and is very much looking forward to directing this year’s production of Aladdin.

Claire Fletcher, PR Manager for the Alhambra commented: "On behalf of the Alhambra Theatre Trust we are thrilled to announce our all star cast for Aladdin. Our audiences can expect to see all the traditional elements of a family pantomime, and the show promises fun & surprises for all the family. Aladdin is not to be missed, and we look forward to seeing our audiences at the Alhambra this Festive Season."

Aladdin runs from 10-28 December, at the Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline.