ACTOR and comedian Ted Robbins is coming to the Liverpool Empire to star in its Christmas panto.
The former Wirral Grammar School boy, who was Den Perry in Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights, plays Baron Hardup in Cinderella.
He will be joined on stage by Cilla Black, who stars as the Fairy Godmother, radio presenter Pete Price and Ray Brandon, who will appear as the Ugly Sisters, comedian Les Dennis who will play Buttons, and Jennifer Ellison as Cinderella.
Ted’s father Michael was front of house manager of the Liverpool Empire and later opened a shop called The Korner Kupboard in Higher Bebington.
Cinderella runs from December 11 to January 4.