A WEST End dancer is joining the cast for Halton’s Christmas panto.

Joseph Foyster, who joins Sleeping Beauty as a principal dancer, trained at the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London and was awarded the Principal’s Award for acting.

Joe said: “I’m delighted to be spending my Christmas with the Sleeping Beauty team. I have heard a lot of good things about The Brindley and can’t wait to perform there.”

His credits include The BFG at the Trinity Theatre, Esmée Denters music video, The Mikado in Leicester Square, London, Tender Is The Night at the Camden Fringe, Jack and the Beanstalk in a UK Tour, One Nine Two Seven at Earl’s Court, London, Kidnapped, a short film and How To Solve A Problem Like Murder at Paradise, London.

Joe is also a member of Immersive Theatre company and Uncorked Theatre.

Heading the cast is Crissy Rock, star of TV’s Benidorm and I’m A Celebrity as Fairy Nuff.

Rebecca Lake plays Princess Aurora and Andrew Curphey is Chester the Jester.

Other principal dancers include Lindsey Alexander, Hollie Glossop and Jamie Luke.

Tickets are available from the box office on 0151 907 8360 and at thebrindley.org.uk