Wednesday 29 March 2017

William is the dream panto prince

The Duke of Cambridge has been voted the 'dream' panto Prince Charming
The Duke of Cambridge has been voted the 'dream' panto Prince Charming

A survey of the UK's dream pantomime stars found the Duke of Cambridge was a top choice to be Prince Charming but his wife was pipped at the post to play his co-star.

Pippa Middleton beat her sister Kate to be chosen as the nation's fantasy Snow White, tying for first place with Harry Potter star Emma Watson after both received 14% of the vote.

The Duchess of Cambridge trailed just behind with 13%.

Despite having a royal title for real, William had to share the glory of being chosen as the dream Prince Charming with Peter Andre as both took 13% of the vote.

He did, however, have the satisfaction of beating his younger brother Prince Harry into third place, on 12%.

There was no doubt in the nation's mind about who was the ultimate panto villain with Simon Cowell taking more than a quarter (27%) of the vote.

He was followed by glamour model Katie Price (15%), and love rats Ryan Giggs (15%), Ashley Cole (14%) and Tiger Woods (10%).

Cheryl Cole (11%), Lady Gaga (7%) and X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos (5%) were the other contenders for fantasy Snow White while Gary Barlow (11%) and Strictly Come Dancing's Brendan Cole (6%) were other possible princes.

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