THE star of this year’s Wyvern Theatre pantomime has been revealed.

Louie Spence will be making his 11th foray into panto when he stars in Jack and the Beanstalk from December 4 to January 2.

Theatre director Laura James is delighted to have the Pineapple Dance Studio star taking centre stage as the Spirit of the Beans.

She said: “We’re thrilled to be working with Louie for the first time at the Wyvern Theatre in this year’s ‘Giant’ pantomime spectacular, Jack and the Beanstalk.

"It’s a wonderfully exciting time for us as we begin plans to welcome local families back to the theatre this season.

The classic story is being produced by HQ Theatres, the team which has brought panto to the town for the last 17 years.

Producer Daryl Back said:”‘I am so excited to be working with Louie and bringing Jack and The Beanstalk to Swindon

"I worked with Louie a few years ago on Aladdin and he’s an absolute joy to work with."