Ipswich Building Society to sponsor Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto for further three years

12 Feb 2018 News

The New Wolsey Theatre are delighted to announce the continued support of Ipswich Building Society for three more years, as they announce their rock’n’roll pantomime title for 2018-2019:


Thursday 29 November 2018 to Saturday 2 February 2019

This year, the New Wolsey Theatre goes back to where it all began, Cinderella – the Rock’n’Roll panto! 

It’s time to SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER and head DOWNTOWN to Ipswich Town Hall to meet the Mayor, Baron Hardup! It’s not easy being Mayor, with Prince Charming due in town for a Royal visit and a staff of only two – his beautiful, feisty daughter, Cinderella and the loyal and loveable Buttons. But when his lonely hearts ad is answered by the mysterious Rubella De Zees, who brings along her two dangerous daughters Hernia and Verruca, it seems he’s a far more than THREE STEPS TO HEAVEN. Thankfully, there’s a Fairy Godmother to make sure Cinderella is ready to ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK!

Written by Peter Rowe, the classic rock’n’roll panto, with a hint of soul, is back with another multi-talented cast of actor-musicians. Rock, pop and soul classics include IT’S RAINING MEN, IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR, TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS, and more!


Richard Norrington, CEO at Ipswich Building Society has said about the sponsorship: “We are delighted to extend our partnership with the New Wolsey for a further three years. The Rock ‘n’ Roll pantos continue to delight the people of Suffolk and beyond, of all generations, and I am pleased that we are a part of bringing this to the community.”

Tickets will go on sale for:

Director Circle members from Wed 28 February

Friends of the New Wolsey from Sat 3 March

Priority Members and Groups from Sat 10 March

General sale from Sat 17 March


Last Year’s Panto Red Riding Hood had sold 80% of tickets before the show even started!  Purchase a Membership today to get your favourite seats at the best prices!