ROWNTREE Players are looking for brand new talent for their December pantomime, Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves.

Director Howard Ella will be holding auditions on July 12 at Door 84, Lowther Street, The Groves, with chorus applicants from 2pm to 4pm and cast applicants from 2pm to 6pm.

“If you’re an old hat or a new face and fancy singing, dancing and acting your socks off with other amazing and talented people, putting on a show to more than 3,000 people over ten performances, come along. We would love to see you,” said Howard.

“Download an audition pack from our website,

Likewise, if you have any questions, please email”

The panto will run at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York, from December 6 to 14 at 7.30pm nightly except Sunday, complemented by 2.30pm matinees on December 7 and 14.

Tickets will go on sale on August 1 on 07927 026 071 or by email to – Rowntree Players hold their annual general meeting on July 14 at 7.30pm at Door 84.