News: Al Porter No Longer In Panto

News: Al Porter Issues Statement

Irish comedian Al Porter will not be appearing in panto this Christmas.

As was hinted at in his statement yesterday, he will no longer be starring in Polly & The Beanstalk at the Olympia Theatre. A statement on the theatre's website reads:

"Due to recent developments, Al Porter is standing aside from his role in this year’s Pantomime Polly and the Beanstalk at the Olympia Theatre.

A replacement star will be announced shortly.

Pat Egan Management / Stuart O’Connor, Spotlight Productions"

In Porter's statement issued yesterday he wrote: "I am very grateful to Today FM, the Olympia Panto and TV3 for the space and time I’ve been granted to deal with the situation. I have however come to the personal decision that I need time away from the spotlight."

Read update 27/11/19 here.




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