Star of chart-topping boyband A1 to play Aladdin in Lowestoft pantomime

Mark Read, who will be appearing in this year's pantomime at the Marina Theatre

Mark Read, who will be appearing in this year's pantomime at the Marina Theatre - Credit: Archant

He thrilled audiences as part of chart-topping boyband A1.

And now singer/songwriter Mark Read will be strutting his stuff in panto at the Marina Theatre as the star of Aladdin.

Heartthrob Mark achieved global success after releasing three hit studio albums, earning a Brit award and appearing on the ITV show The Big Reunion.

As a solo star, he collaborated with the likes of Jarvis Cocker, Jason Donovan, Robin Gibb and Michael Bolton and also enjoyed success in hit shows Guys and Dolls and Seasons of Love.

He said: 'Aladdin is the perfect panto for me. It's action packed and full of adventure with bags of comedy and musical moments. It's going to be magical.'


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Terry Gleed will also be returning to perform in the popular family pantomime, which runs from December 13 to January 1.

Tickets are available from the box office on 01502 533200 or www.marinatheatre.co.uk.

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