Ian Billings confirmed as Trinity Arts Centre pantomime writer

Date published: 15 May 2019
Ian Billings

The writer for this year’s Trinity Arts Centre pantomime has been confirmed as kid’s stand-up comic and children’s author Ian Billings.

Billings will be adapting the classic pantomime Mother Goose, drawing on his experience as a veteran of over 50 pantomimes at some of the UK’s biggest venues to bring some comedic Christmas magic to Gainsborough.

Billings has also been a writer for CBBC’s ChuckleVision was nominated for Best New Writer to BBC Radio for his play about comedian Spike Milligan.

Billings said: "I'm really looking forward to writing Mother Goose for the Trinity Arts Centre. It'll be Eggs-ordinary, Eggs-citing and will certainly have the Eggs-factor!"

The pantomime will be directed by Trinity Arts Centre manager Craig Sanders and is set to be a truly eggcellent adventure. Packed full of comedy, music and dance, all telling a cracking good rags to riches story!

Craig Sanders said, “The Trinity Arts Centre is very excited to be working with Ian Billings this year to create a truly fantastic panto that will entertain the whole family. We’re looking forward to bringing a bit of extra sparkle to Gainsborough over the festive period. I’d advise people to book early to ensure they don’t miss out!”

Tickets for Mother Goose are on sale now and start at £15 for adults and £13 for children. Performances will take place between 14 and 29 December.

Tickets can be booked through the Trinity Arts Centre website, or via the box office in person or over the phone at 01427 676655. The box office is open from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 9:30am to 1pm.

Visit the Trinity Arts Centre website for more information: https://www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/trinity-arts-centre/

For the latest news on West Lindsey District Council visit: www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/councilnews

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