Instead, he was spotted in a show and asked to audition for Sinbad
Marina is the powerful Ambassador of Thrace and is there to keep Sinbad
, played by Brad Pitt, focused on his mission.
The motley crew steps neatly into a whole variety of roles - chaotic sailors, giants, arguing kings and queens, stallkeepers at the enticing bazaar - with Mike Idris as Sinbad
leading the cast.
Louise Leggett takes the title role of Sinbad
and the show features students from the Huddersfield School of Theatre Dance.
Nibbled at in the betting for his handicap debut on his seasonal bow, Sinbad
The Sailor found plenty under pressure after wanting for pace halfway up the straight.
Asked if there's anything the students can learn from working with Sinbad
, the veteran entertainer, who plays a family patriarch in the film, laughed:
The last two pantos were complete sell-outs, as this year's specially-written Sinbad
the Sailor promises to be.
Did the animators capture some of Brad's hunky characteristics when drawing the swashbuckling Sinbad
But in 2000 Starke decided to up sticks for pastures new and leave behind the safe confines of Brookside Close, which weren't that safe for Sinbad
really, having been involved in the body-underthe-patio murder case before he left.
All jokes aside, Sinbad
, who taught himself both Java and HTML (Internet programming languages), encourages everyone to get online.
RAY HARRYHAUSEN: SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN Documentary and Three SINBAD
-Themed Movies Comprise the Marathon
(Sky 1, tonight, 7pm) * The ancient Arabian folk tale gets a dust down and a lick of 21st-century polish in this new Sky1 drama series.