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Richard Blackwood to play the Genie in Aladdin at Hazlitt Theatre

26th April 2018

Former Eastenders star, actor, comedian and rapper Richard Blackwood will lead the cast of Aladdin at the Hazlitt Theatre this December as he plays the Genie for Kent audiences.

  • British comedian, actor and rapper from London
  • Joined the cast of Eastenders as mysterious character Vincent Hubbard on 17 February 2015 and left the show last week (20th April 2018)
  • In 2011, played the role of Donkey in the West End production of Shrek the Musical. The show opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 14 June 2011. He has starred alongside such performers as Amanda Holden, Nigel Lindsay, Nigel Harman, Kimberley Walsh and Neil McDermott
  • UK singles: "Mama Who Da Man" (2000) UK no. 3; "1.2.3.4 Get with the Wicked" (feat. Deetah) (2000) UK no. 10; "Someone There for Me" (2000) UK no. 23
  • Facebook @officialrichardblackwood
  • Twitter @RB_Official
  • Aladdin runs from 1st -31st December 2018
  • Box office: 01622 758611

Martin Cleverley, General Manager at the Hazlitt said: "The Hazlitt Theatre's 2018 programme is full of bigger and better productions in comparison to years gone by so it couldn't let things slip when it came to the celebrity of it's in-house pantomime. Richard Blackwood will be a fantastic member of the cast and be part of a production that promises to entertain, delight and wow the visiting crowds."

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