PRODUCERS of this year’s panto at The Auditorium at Echo Arena Liverpool have held final auditions to find a star to play the Princess in Aladdin alongside Leanne Campbell (Radio City) and Michael Auger (Collabro). Over 300 hopefuls from across the region had joined in the Search for a Star before being whittled down to a final group of 12. The final 12 auditioned for the shows stars Leanne Campbell and Michael Auger and producer James Shone at Echo Arena Liverpool this Tuesday. Leanne Campbell said, “Today is such an exciting day. We have got to see 12 amazing people perform. The standard was so high that picking someone is really hard. If it is was up to me I would say yes to them all.” Michael Auger said, “The talent here has been amazing. If I had my magic lamp now I could not have wished for a better group of people to play the princess. It is wonderful to be able to give someone the chance to show off their talent as part of this magical panto.” The winner will receive a contract to be play the princess in Aladdin from 15-24 December 2017 and is to be announced on 25 September. Aladdin stars Michael Auger in the title role, Leanne Campbell as the Slave of the Ring, Ruby Murry, Dean Sullivan and Mark Jones. Tickets are on sale now and are available at echoarena.com/aladdin For groups of more than 10 contact the group booking service on 0844 561 7672 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org and receive exclusive discounts. Full Event Information: 15 – 24 December The Auditorium at Echo Arena Liverpool Liverpool Waterfront Liverpool L3 4FP Ticket prices start at £12.50 with school and group discounts available. Box Office: 0844 8000 400 / 0844 8000 410* *Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.