But when Donna Lucia cancels her visit at the last minute, the boys turn in desperation to their feckless Oxford undergrad pal Lord Fancourt Babberley (Babbs to his friends), dressing him in a black satin skirt, bloomers and wig.
All proceeds well, especially for Babbs who enjoys the attentions of his pals’ girls, until the real Donna Lucia appears, concealing her own identity and creating chaos for all concerned.
Brandon Thomas’ classic farce is one of the great plays of the English stage.
Fresh from a West End revival, this is a wonderful slice of life in a bygone age, as fast and funny today as it was on its debut 125 years ago.
But it's not all doom and gloom; Alice Fitzwarren, Idle Jack and, of course, pantomime Sarah the Cook will be on hand to add magic, mirth and mayhem to the proceedings.
Will Dick defeat King Rat and save the day? Will Dick and Alice live happily ever after? Will Sarah the Cook and Idle Jack get in the way somehow?
Well, you'll have to join us at Grove Park Theatre's 37th Annual Pantomime to find out. We pride ourselves in offering a fantastic night for all the family aged 5 to 95.
Expect songs, slapstick and sparkle at Wrexham’s favourite family pantomime