BALLOONS released from Bromley on National Panto Day reached as far as Italy.

The cast of this year’s Churchill Theatre pantomime, Cinderella, released more than 200 balloons on December 7 with the pantomime production dates printed on them and a tag at the bottom.

Anyone lucky enough to receive a balloon could return the tag for a prize.

On Monday (December 16), three came back – one from France and two from Italy.

The Churchill’s general manager Sarah Guppy said: “It’s so exciting that our pantomime has gone worldwide and we are thrilled at how successful this year’s pantomime has been.”

Cinderella continues at The Churchill until January 5. Tickets cost £15 to £26.50 on 0844 8717620 or at

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