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INTERVIEW: Tim Lucas, The Dynamic Actor Playing The Genie In Aladdin At St Helens Theatre Royal

ST HELEN'S THEATRE ROYAL, BOROUGH OF ST HELENS, LIVERPOOL CITY REGION, UK.

INTERVIEW: Tim Lucas, The Dynamic Actor Playing The Genie In Aladdin At St Helens Theatre Royal

Tim Lucas, the dynamic Liverpool actor that is making a name for himself across the City Region's theatre landscape speaks to The Liverpudlian about his latest role as The Genie in Aladdin at St Helen's Theatre Royal.


Tim has played a wide and varied collection of characters on stages across Theatreland, from Sammy Johnstone in Blood Brothers for the official UK & Ireland Tour throughout 2023, including at The Empire Theatre, as Gaston in Beauty & The Beast at St Helens Theatre Royal, and as Captain Hook in Peter Pan at the New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth to name but a few. In addition to all of that, he also works as a singer for private parties, weddings & events.


He is now starring as The Genie in the latest Pantomime at St Helens Theatre Royal as The Genie. Tim chatted to Peter about his love for the role, inspiration for the character, as well as giving a fabulous feel to the panto experience that you will enjoy at the Theatre Royal for Aladdin.

Tim Lucas playing The Genie in Aladdin at St Helen's Theatre Royal (Credit: David Munn Photography/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).
Tim Lucas playing The Genie in Aladdin at St Helen's Theatre Royal (Credit: David Munn Photography/Image was provided to The Liverpudlian to share, courtesy of the Publicist on behalf of their client. We make no claim to this content).

What's The Story About?

Take a ride on the all-new 3D interactive flying magic carpet ride this Christmas and be whisked off to pantoland where young street urchin Aladdin lives with his hapless brother Wishee Washee and larger-than-life mum Widow Twankey in their family laundry.


Then join the young hero as he battles the wicked Abanazer who has a dastardly plan to rule the world with the help of one very special lamp. Can Aladdin save the day - and can he also win the heart of the fair Princess Jasmine?


Who's Starring In The Panto?

Liam Fox and Leanne Campbell are joined by a hugely talented cast, which includes Theatre Royal favourites, Tim Lucas will play Genie of the Lamp, Warren Donnelly is PC Shameless, Lewis Devine is Wishee Washee and Richard Aucott is Widow Twankey, the show also stars newcomers Jess Smith as Princess Jasmine and Alex Aram as Aladdin.


Aladdin is directed by Chantelle Nolan, musical direction by Callum Clarke, choreography by Nazene Langfield and written by Liam Mellor.


Aladdin Dates & Prices

  • Regal Entertainments Ltd Present's: Aladdin.

  • Dates: Saturday the 2nd of December 2023 – Sunday the 14th of January 2024.

  • Tickets: From £21* (Schools’ tickets £11*).

*All prices are inclusive of a £1 per seat booking fee. Online bookings are subject to an additional 50p per seat online processing fee.


Where Can I Get Tickets?

Book in person at the Theatre Royal Box Office:

Corporation Street,

St Helens,

Borough of St Helens, WA10 1LQ,

Liverpool City Region, UK.


The Box Office is open from Monday until Saturday from 10am – 5pm. Alternatively, call 01744 756 000 or log onto the St Helens Theatre Royal website.

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