“Aw God, you wouldn’t be long getting frostbit.”
It was the phrase that everyone was quoting during the winter after a UTV interview with ‘Frostbit Boy’ Ruairi McSorley went viral on the internet!
Just when you thought that panto season couldn’t get any more fun, the Millennium Forum has now revealed its latest cast member who will grant all your Christmas wishes this holiday season. Ruairi McSorley, aka ‘Frosbit’, will make a ‘special’ appearance as the voice of the ever powerful, Genie, in the biggest show of the season, Aladdin, which opens at the North West’s premier venue on Friday 4th Dec.
Co Derry teenager, Ruairi, became an overnight sensation following a TV interview on wintry weather conditions. His accent catapulted him to worldwide fame, with clips of his interview hitting 3.5million views in three days! The hastag ‘Frosbit’ soon began trending and a media star was born.
Earlier this year, Ruairi became the face of BT’s Superfast Broadband in Northern Ireland for an extensive ad campaign. The Frosbit Boy also has his own YouTube channel which features hilarious impressions on well-known characters from Coronation Street, Mrs Brown’s Boys and Father Ted. This is his first panto experience.
Ruairi joins William Caulfield who returns to celebrate his tenth year as the Forum’s favourite Dame in this all singing, all dancing festive show that’s sponsored once again by Dunnes Stores.
This magical adventure story will be brought to life in a spectacular production complete with stunning sets, beautiful costumes and lots of comedy.
Aladdin performs at the Millennium Forum from Friday 4th December until Sunday 3rd January. Tickets are now available from the Box Office. Telephone 71 264455 or visit www.millenniumforum.co.uk for bookings.