David Hasselhoff
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
David Hasselhoff
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
A number of stars will be participating in U.K. pantos this year.

As previously reported, Pamela Anderson will reprise her role as Genie of the Lamp in New Wimbledon Theatre's production of Aladdin (December 10 - January 2), while Joan Collins will play Queen Rat in Dick Whittington at Birmingham Hippodrome (December 18-January 30). Among Collins' co-stars is comedian Julian Clary as The Spirit of the Bells.

Panto highlights will also include Alan Davies and Stephen Fry voicing the characters of Bow and Bells in Dick Whittington and His Cat at the Lyric Hammersmith (November 27-January 8); David Hasselhoff portraying Captain Hook in Peter Pan at the New Wimbledon (December 10-January 16); and Clive Rowe in Hackney Empire's Jack and the Beanstalk (December 2-January 9).