Thameside Theatre has announced its star for this year’s fantastic pantomime – reality TV star Wes Nelson.

The heartthrob appeared in the fourth series of the ITV2 series Love Island in 2018 and also Dancing on Ice 2019 where he finished as the runner up.

The hunk is set to mark his debut pantomime performance by playing the role of Dick Whittington at the Thameside Theatre.

Joined by a cast including Thurrock’s favourite pantomime dame Luke Coldham, this is guaranteed to provide excitement for of all ages.

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