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Trump – The Panto at Leicester Square Theatre cancelled

Donald Trump. Photo Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons
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A production of Trump – The Panto at London’s Leicester Square Theatre has been cancelled.

The satirical show about Donald Trump was due to run at the venue from December 12 to 30.

A spokesman for the production said it had been cancelled due to “unforeseen circumstances”, however he was unable to give any further comment.

Billed as “a true story of alternative facts”, the show is produced by Martin Witts and written by Stuart Saint.

Witts has previously produced shows including David Blunkett the Musical, Dick! and Sleeping Booty.

When Trump – The Panto was first announced, he said: “For the past 6 years we have produced London’s number one adult pantomime, with the highly successful Dick! and Sleeping Booty reinventing the format, smashing box office records and getting 5-star rave reviews.”

Leicester Square Theatre has also been contacted for comment on the cancellation, but had not responded at the time of publication.