Beverley Knight, Suzanne Shaw and Matt Slack take on omelette challenge with Glynn Purnell - with pictures and video

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Stars of Birmingham Hippodrome panto Cinderella took a break from rehearsals yesterday to take on a special challenge alongside Midland chef Glynn Purnell.

Taking part in an omelette challenge is Suzanne Shaw, and (right) Matt Slack, with Glynn Purnell,and Beverley Knight judging the results, at Birmingham Hippodrome

Michelin-starred restauranteur Glynn, from Chelmsley Wood, paid a visit to Birmingham Hippodrome to judge Matt Slack and Suzanne Shaw as they took on the omelette challenge.

Propping up 'Team Panto' from the wings was Wolverhampton's soul-diva Beverley Knight, who made her pantomime debut in Cinderella this year.

The contest tested the competitors on who could whip up the fastest and tastiest egg-based creation.

Watch the stars take on the omelette challenge here:

Birmingham panto stars join chef for omelette challenge

After the panto stars went pan to pan, pop star Suzanne Shaw was crowned the winner of the special omelette challenge following a taste test conducted by Beverley, who humorously concluded Shaw's creation looked 'a bit more like an omelette'

Celebrating her win in an omelette is Suzanne Shaw, with Beverley Knight, at Birmingham Hippodrome


Suzanne, Matt and Beverley performed in the panto alongside comedy duo The Grumbleweeds, Ceri Dupree and Phil Randall.

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Cinderella, produced by Olivier-nominated pantomime producer Qdos Entertainment, ends on January 28 following a bumper six-week run.


Judging an omelette challenge with Glynn Purnell, is Beverley Knight, at Birmingham Hippodrome

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The stars and Birmingham Hippodrome live tweeted from the event to keep readers updated with all of the action:

Rebecca Stanley

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