AN all-star cast bring children's favourite Alice In Wonderland to life as panto returns to Clacton for Easter.

The show stars Britain’s Got Talent winner Ashleigh Butler alongside her performing pooch Sully, Men Behaving Badly’s Leslie Ash and children’s TV presenter Dave Benson Phillips.

Ashleigh – who plays Alice – won BGT in 2012 with performing pooch Pudsey.

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

  • Ashleigh, who plays Alice, with Sully

Sadly he died last year, but Ashleigh now performs her act with Sully.

Leslie played Deborah in BBC sitcom Men Behaving Badly, and has also appeared in Holby City and Where the Heart Is.

Dave presented the BAFTA-nominated Get Your Own Back and Disney’s Wake Up In The Wild Room.

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

  • Dave Benson Phillips is the Mad Hatter

The show promises to be an all-singing, all-dancing ride through Wonderland as the audience follows Alice down the rabbit hole into a fantastic world inhabited by crazy characters.

Alice In Wonderland is at the Princes Theatre on Sunday, April 8, at 3pm and 7pm. Tickets are £17 (£16 children, £50 family of four) from the box office on 01255 686633.