IT'S panto time in Helensburgh - and this one will definitely get its hook into you.

Helensburgh Theatre Arts are preparing to take to the stage for the annual pantomime - this year, Peter Pan.

The boy who never grew up will fly in to the Victoria Halls from Thursday, December 7 to Saturday, December 9.

There are shows at 7.30pm each night and a 2.30pm matinee on Saturday.

The show was written by Kyle Rapallini and directed by his sister Nina, with musical direction by Barrie McKillop and choreography by Danielle Pearson.

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There are 48 Helensburgh faces making up the cast - including Kyle doubling up his workload as Captain Hook.

His assistant, Mr Smee, will be played by Louise Press alongside a chorus of pirates.

Peter Pan is played by Catty McKillop and is bringing pals Wendy (Isabella Hendrick) and brothers John (Jude Lang) and Michael (Ethan McGuigan) to NeverNever-Burgh.

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There they'll join the Lost Boys, while parents Mr and Mrs Darling (Elliot Howie and Tammie Heenan) and Nana the Dog (Ella Dryburgh) wait at home.

Tinkerbell (Charlotte Savage) helps take everyone to visit Mermaid Cove to see Jasmine (Laura Watt), Cassandra (Kate McGuigan) and the Junior Chorus Sea Creatures.

The company said: "Fun, chaos and laughter is sure to ensue as we follow their adventures to see who will win the day."

Tickets are £11 for adults and £9 for children and senior citizens, and are available from