Birmingham Hippodrome has today (Thursday 11 January) released exclusive backstage images of this year’s pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, giving audiences an opportunity to pull the curtain back and see behind the scenes of the giant panto full of fun.

Birmingham’s own Alison Hammond stars in the UK’s biggest regional panto, alongside Hippodrome favourite Matt Slack back for a 10th year; and star of stage and screen Samantha Womack. They are joined by Doreen Tipton as Doreen the Cow, panto dame extraordinaire Andrew Ryan, Brummie local Alexanda O’Reilly in the title role and West-End performer Billie-Kay as Princess Jill.

Featuring stunning sets and costumes from The London Palladium, and bundle-loads of laughter, Jack and the Beanstalk is the panto Birmingham’s bean waiting for.

Jack and the Beanstalk is at Birmingham Hippodrome until Sunday 28 January.

Tickets for Jack and the Beanstalk can be booked at or by calling 0844 338 5000*

*0844 calls will cost you 4.5p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.