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Louis Gaunt, Rob Madge and Natalie McQueen join the cast of Jack and the Beanstalk

Posted 27th September 2022

The panto comes to The London Palladium this December.


Further casting for Jack and the Beanstalk has been announced with Louis Gaunt, Rob Madge and Natalie McQueen set to join the Palladium Panto.

They join the previously announced Dawn French, Julian Clary, Alexandra Burke, Paul Zerdin, Nigel Havers and Gary Wilmot.

Louis Gaunt (Jack) most recently completed a run in the West End production of Mary Poppins as Bert. Other theatre credits include Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends (Sondheim Theatre), Piaf (Nottingham Playhouse), Gypsy (Royal Exchange Theatre), Grease (National Tour), Standing at the Sky’s Edge (Sheffield Crucible), Sweet Charity (Nottingham Playhouse), Kiss Me, Kate (Sheffield Crucible), and Oklahoma! (Grange Park Opera). His television credits include the most recent series of Bridgerton and The Larkins.

Rob Madge’s (Pat The Cow) theatre credits include Millennials: A Pop Cycle (The Other Palace), Bedknobs & Broomsticks (UK and Ireland Tour), Les Misérables (UK and Ireland Tour), Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert (The O2), Les Misérables (Barbican), Oliver! (Theatre Royal Drury Lane) and Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre). Madge’s production of My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?) will run at the Garrick Theatre this Autumn.

Natalie McQueen’s (Princess Jill) theatre credits include Bonnie and Clyde (The Arts Theatre), 9 to 5 The Musical (Savoy Theatre), Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre), Pippin (The Charing Cross Theatre), Wonderland (UK and Ireland Tour) and Starlight Express (The Other Palace). Her concerts include Bonnie & Clyde (Theatre Royal Drury Lane) and Frank Wildhorn & Friends (Cadogan Hall, London and the Palace Theatre Manchester).

Once again directed by Michael Harrison, Jack and the Beanstalk will feature lavish new set designs from Mark Walters and costume designs from Hugh Durrant created especially for The London Palladium. Harrison’s production has choreography by Karen Bruce, with lighting designs by Ben Cracknell, sound designs by Gareth Owen and composition and orchestrations by Gary Hind.

Jack and the Beanstalk comes to The London Palladium from Saturday 10 December 2022 until Sunday 15 January 2023. For more info and to book tickets click here.