Lister hooks up for Peter Pan in Malvern

Published: 24 October 2021
Reporter: Steve Orme

Mark James as Smee and Tom Lister as Captain Hook

Tom Lister will play Captain Hook in Malvern Theatres’ 2021 panto Peter Pan which will also feature Lloyd Warbey and Mark James.

Lister took the role of Carl King in the ITV soap Emmerdale for eight years. He played Captain Hook in the 2012 Sunderland Empire production of Peter Pan and in 2017 was Julian Marsh in the Theatre Royal Drury Lane revival of the musical 42nd Street.

Warbey from Disney Junior’s Art Attack will be Peter Pan and James will play Smee. The cast also includes Natalie Hollingworth (Mrs Darling), Jenny Huxley-Golden (Emily), Rebecca Stenhouse (Tinker Bell) and comedy acrobats The Nitwits as Hook’s pirate crew.

Produced by UK Productions Ltd, Peter Pan will run at Malvern Festival Theatre from Thursday 9 December until Sunday 2 January 2022.