No more panto for Twink after ‘artistic differences’

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Panto no more: Twink, her dog, and former co-stars Richard Lynch and Myles Breen. Ms King has been released from the show due to 'artistic differences'. Picture: Fusionshooters
PANTO queen Twink will not be appearing as scheduled in the University Concert Hall’s Jack and the Beanstalk after being released from her role due to ‘contractual and artistic differences’.

PANTO queen Twink will not be appearing as scheduled in the University Concert Hall’s Jack and the Beanstalk after being released from her role due to ‘contractual and artistic differences’.

The star was due to feature in her third straight panto in Limerick under producer and long time collaborator Robert C Kelly this Christmas, but this has association now seemingly unravelled.

A statement released this Friday evening confirmed that Adele King would no longer feature in the panto, with a “cast change” and “further announcement” to follow.

A spokesperson for the UCH declined to comment further on the matter when contacted.

Ms King raised eyebrows at the click here recent launch of the panto when she was not made available for interviews - unlike at previous launches - with assembled local and national media when she did arrive to King John’s Castle.

Twink’s miniature Yorkshire Terrier, subject of a recent alleged ‘dognapping’ incident, was also due to star in the show.

Fair City’ star George McMahon features in the panto as the titular character, alongside Limerick’s own Leanne Moore as his love interest Jill, with Richie Hayes, Myles Breen, Richard Lynch and Trevor O’Connell also in the cast.