PERFORMANCES of St Helens Theatre Royal’s Christmas panto on Sunday have been cancelled due to a case of Covid among the cast.

Bosses at the Corporation Street venue issued a statement on Sunday morning.

Three showings of Goldilocks and the Three Bears had been due to take place today.

St Helens Star:

In the statement the theatre said it was determined to continue with upcoming dates with the help of understudies and a strict testing regime.

Earlier in the week the show had to cancel shows after a Covid case among the crew.

The theatre apologised for the disruption and said it would provide further information soon.