Actor Shaun Williamson will lead the cast in this year’s pantomime at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange.

Known for his role as Barry Evans in the BBC One soap EastEnders, Mr Williamson will play the Sheriff of Nottingham in The Adventures of Robin Hood.

The panto will run from December 10 to January 3 and tickets are already on sale.

Pantomime at the Corn Exchange is in its sixth year after five years’ working with Jordan Productions.

The panto will be directed by Ian Marr who will play Dame Double Top.

Mr Williamson has also starred in Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s BBC hit comedy show, Extras and Life’s Too Short.

Nina McKenna, head of programming and marketing at the Corn Exchange, said: “We are very excited to announce Shaun as the star of this year’s panto and we are very much looking forward to welcoming him to King’s Lynn.

“Shaun has a wealth of on-stage experience and will be an excellent Sheriff of Nottingham.”

For tickets call 01553 764864 or the website: www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk