Panto lands in Omniplex Cinemas across Ireland for the first time this summer, Oh yes it does….

by Gazette Reporter

Peter Pan – the panto starring panto favourites Alan Hughes, Rob Murphy and Jake Carter will fly onto the silver screen this July at Omniplex Cinemas across Ireland.

In a first for this much-loved panto, audiences will not only have the chance to take a hilarious and magical journey to pantoland during the summer but also from the comfort of their cinema seat with popcorn in-hand! Running from 9 July tickets are on sale now!

Jake Carter as Peter Pan pictured at Omniplex Cinema Rathmines to announce that Peter Pan the panto
Pic Adam McEvoy

Alan Hughes, Johnny Ward, Michele McGrath, Rob Murphy join Jake Carter as the mischievous boy who refuses to grow up in this hilarious family adventure. The panto was lovingly filmed and plays out like a live show. Directed by funnyman Simon Delaney and written by Karl Broderick, it combines the magic of panto with the immediacy and immersion of the huge cinema screens at Omniplex. Sammy Sausages and Buffy are bigger than ever.

“Will my bum look big on that?”, asks a nervous Buffy. “I can’t wait to see all the boys and girls and the mammys..but especially the daddies. They’re usually in their Christmas jumpers, so I’m very excited to see them in their Summer attire.” 

Producer Karl Broderick said, “It’s really a dream come true to see our panto in cinemas nationwide: reaching a wider audience than ever before. You get so much out of panto, even long after you’ve seen it and we are very proud that Omniplex Cinemas want to share our panto throughout Ireland”. 

The cast of the Panto Peter Pan pictured at Omniplex Cinema Rathmines to announce that Peter Pan the panto starring panto favourites Alan Hughes, Rob Murphy and Jake Carter will fly onto the silver screen this July at Omniplex Cinemas across Ireland.
Pic Adam McEvoy

Omniplex has a wide scope of safety measures in place including:

  • •             In-Cinema Seat Separation – 2 metre bubble around each cinema booking. Families and friends may sit beside each other up to a maximum of 5 guests. 
  • •             Online Ticketing and Shop – tickets may be purchased online and pre-ordering of cinema treats online, for collection, is encouraged. 
  • •             Limited capacity – maximum of 50 per screen, with social distancing also in place in foyers and toilets. 
  • •             Enhanced cleaning regimes – including screen protection at all customer touchpoints. 
  • •             Sanitisation stations in foyers. 
  • •             Reduced showtimes – only one movie will start and end at a time to facilitate social distancing and extra cleaning

Peter Pan – the Panto will run from Fri 9 July at Omniplex Cinemas in Arklow, Cork, Dundalk, Limerick, Rathmines, Salthill and Sligo

To book tickets go to   https://bit.ly/ThePantoOmniplex

Johnny Ward as Captain Hook and Rob Murphy as Buffy pictured at Omniplex Cinema Rathmines to announce that Peter Pan the panto starring panto favourites Alan Hughes, Rob Murphy and Jake Carter will fly onto the silver screen this July at Omniplex Cinemas across Ireland.
Pic Adam McEvoy

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