John Barrowman and The Krankies launch their Jack and the Beanstalk panto

The trio have teamed up three years on the trot for the annual pantomime at the SECC Clyde Auditorium – and they were in hilarious form as they suited up to promote their latest show.

John Barrowman and The Krankies will be appearing this Christmas in Jack and the Beanstalk – with Barrowman taking the leading role of Jack, and The Krankies playing Farmer Trot and Jimmy Trot.

Barrowman and The Krankies took some time out to pose for the press, with Daisy the pantomime cow in tow.

Referencing the infamous swinging “scandal” last year, as they were taking direction from photographers Ian from The Krankies joked: “Slip his chopper between your fingers – where have I heard that before?”

Special effects will feature heavily in the latest production, with brand-new surprises including a 3D Giant, and a journey through the giant’s castle.

The three stars of the show were joined by children with Down’s syndrome who receive support from Down’s Syndrome Scotland, one of John’s chosen charities.

Jack and the Beanstalk runs at SECC Clyde Auditorium from Saturday December 15 to Sunday January 6, 2013.

Tickets, priced from £12.00, can be booked on 0844 395 4000 or online at

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