Former soap star joins cast of this year’s panto at Deco Theatre in Northampton

The Deco Theatre. ENGNNL00120131018165256

The Deco Theatre. ENGNNL00120131018165256

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A former star of Coronation Street has been revealed as the lead in this year’s pantomime at the Deco Theatre in Northampton.

Nicholas Cochrane, who played Andy Macdonald in the hit ITV soap, will be joining the cast of Beauty and the Beast, which starts its run at the theatre on December 11.

Nick Cochrane

Nick Cochrane

Others in the line up include former Hollyoaks actor Karl James Wilson, Angela Webb, once of Crossroads fame, and Kim Taylforth, sister of EastEnders star Gillian Taylforth, and whose credits in the past have included London Burning and Minder.

Tony Howes, an actor familiar with Northampton audiences, will also feature in the production, along with Deco Panto regular and popular local entertainer, Clive Fletcher.

The panto opens on Friday, December 11, 2015, and runs until Tuesday, December 29.

For further information, contact Jill Roach at the Deco Theatre on 01604 491005 or 07771 686852, or Peter Jones on 07841 997408