Pantomimes and Christmas shows near you

Get ready to slap your thigh and yell HE'S BEHIND YOU! - panto season is in full swing. Find out which festive shows in your local area are essential family viewing

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South East of England

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Peter Pan Eastbourne

Take to the skies with Peter, Wendy and Tinker Bell - and then test your sea-legs as you board Captain Hook's pirate ship and join his crazy crew in this brand new pantomime adventure.

Holiday on Ice - PASSION Brighton

PASSION follows the true-life stories of the cast members, who every night bring the glamour of Holiday on Ice to life for audiences across the globe.


Cinderella at the White Rock Theatre  Hastings

The famous rags-to-riches story will be brought magically to life in a sumptuous production for all ages.


Aladdin Redhill

This year's pantomime at the Harlequin Theatre will take audiences on a flight of pure panto gold when Lee Latchford-Evans steps into the title role.

Beauty and The Beast Epsom

The cast of Beauty and The Beast will be joined by a troupe of professional dancers and singers to create the perfect recipe for a fantastic festive treat for all the family.

Dick Whittington Leatherhead

Join Dick Whittington and his friends as they set off on their colourful adventures. Prepare to boo King Rat and fall in love with Alice Fitzwarren as their journey takes them beyond their wildest dreams.

Jack and The Beanstalk Shoreham-by-Sea

From the producers of Ropetackle's previous sell-out pantomimes Sleeping Beauty and Aladdin, comes the mighty, magical, timeless classic Jack and The Beanstalk. 

A Relaxed Performance of A Christmas Carol Chichester

This performance welcomes individuals, groups and families with children on the autistic spectrum, with sensory and communication disorders, or anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre environment.

Cinderella Tenterden

A show with a full cast of local performers, ready to bring to you an affordable, family-friendly, traditional panto.

One Snowy Night Maidenhead

A snuggly, heart-warming story, based on the classic book by Nick Butterworth, with songs to sing along to and furry friends to meet.

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Midlands

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Dick Whittington Nottingham city centre

Come watch the story of a poor country lad who sets out into the big wide world to seek his fortune, along with his amazing rat-catching cat.


The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Birmingham Centre

Evacuated during the Second World War, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy find themselves in the rambling country house of Professor Kirk. One rainy afternoon Lucy's curiosity leads her to a forgotten wardrobe...

Cinderella - a Fairytale Edgbaston

With quirky visual style, crystal-clear storytelling, original live music and pitch-perfect ensemble acting, director Sally Cookson and team bring this classic tale imaginatively to life.

Aladdin Birmingham Centre

Aladdin will be everything you have come to expect from Britain's Biggest Pantomime - a spectacular show, led by a star cast with stunning special effects and lots of laugh-out-loud comedy.

Neverland Lenton

From the same creative team that brought you A Christmas Carol in 2013 comes a brand new musical production for families, inspired by JM Barrie's timeless classic about a boy who never wants to grow up.

Aladdin Nottingham centre

This year's family pantomime will feature a star line-up including the ultimate panto Dame and television personality, Christopher Biggins.

Santa's Christmas Cracker Lincoln

Join Dotty the Elf and Pompom the Penguin in a festive, interactive, song-filled visit to Santa's home, that helps them discover the meaning of Christmas… before meeting Santa himself!

The Elves and The Shoemaker Stamford

This well known and well loved tale - made popular by the Ladybird Classic - has been re-heeled by the Theatre of Widdershins in their own inimitable style.



Greater London


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Beauty and the Beast Wimbledon 

The enchanting children's classic comes to life this winter in an exhilarating show brimming with adventure, music, magic and mystery.

Hansel & Gretel Wimbledon 

Quirky and engaging, Lantern Light's production will have you hunting for pebbles, clapping to the polka and singing along with the forest song. 

Peter Pan Wimbledon

Whisk yourselves away to Neverland in an enchanting and timeless tale at New Wimbledon Theatre this Christmas. 

The Twelve Days of Christmas Barnet 

A vibrant, inventive production, taking the traditional and well-known song and skilfully re-imagining it as a unique Christmas adventure. 

Sleeping Beauty High Barnet

A fun-filled and quirky adaptation of the classic fairytale with singing, dancing and madcap romance. 

Cinderella Edmonton

The famous rags to riches story will be brought magically to life in a sumptuous production for all ages, featuring stunning sets and outrageous costumes. 

Christmas Tales Enfield 

Sit back and let the brilliant Tales characters bring you a sackful of silly songs with plenty of potty puppeteering and festive fun.

Slava’s Snowshow Southbank

The multi-international award-winning hit is now established as London's leading Christmas show, having delighted theatregoers around the world for over 20 years.

(S)Elfish Christmas Clapham

The Chief Elf accuses Elfidanina of stealing all of this year's Christmas presents; now Elfidanina must call for the help of her best friend and a mysterious fairy to find the presents and save Christmas. 

A Christmas Carol Kingston upon Thames

Watch as Scrooge is propelled on a helter-skelter, supernatural ride through Christmases past, present and future. 

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The Snowman Holborn

A perennial family favourite, The Snowman has transported a generation of children and their families into the wintry world of a boy and his magical snowman.

Mirror Mirror: A Snow White Pantomime Islington

Anyone who has seen an 8 Boutique panto before knows to expect the unexpected - a dazzling array of musical numbers, sung by a stunning cast - and you can bet that there'll be plenty of puns in the frame.

Elf Central London

Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole.

Cinderella on Ice Pantomime Alexandra Palace

This Christmas, Alexandra Palace invites you to the ball, when the annual and well-loved panto returns on ice in a magical retelling of the fairytale Cinderella. 

Jack and the Beanstalk Hackney Central

Get ready for another pantomime adventure of GIGANTIC proportions at Hackney Empire.
 

Dick Whittington Aldgate East 

Roy Hudd has written a rip-roaring script specially designed for Wilton's, perfect for families and full of seasonal sillyness. 

Dick Whittington & His Cat Ealing Central

This Christmas, go on a magical journey with Dick and his amazing cat with this fun-filled panto for the whole family.

Community Pantomime: Cinderella Hatch End

Featuring live music and plenty of participation, this exciting adventure will entertain children and adults alike. 

Ben Hur Kilburn

The greatest book ever penned is brought to the stage by a towering team of just four actors, turning the Tricycle stage into one of the most authentic versions of ancient Rome ever seen.

Cinderella with Stephen Mulhern Croydon

With comedy, singing, dancing, audience participation and stunning sets and costumes, this year's Ashcroft Theatre pantomime promises to be their most magical pantomime ever. 

Santa Claus 2015 Croydon

The producers of last year's record-breaking production return with a brand new adventure filled with songs, stories, a meet and greet with Santa and a free gift!

The Christmassy Christmas Show Blackheath

An overstuffed family Christmas show with delightful story telling, puppetry and fantastic comical and musical skill.

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East of England

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Jack and the Beanstalk Bishop's Stortford

With slapstick fun from the comics, great songs and breath-taking special effects, you'll find out why the critics think so highly of the Rhodes annual pantomime.

Christmas Spectacular and Water Show Great Yarmouth

The 2015 Christmas Spectacular and Water Show is a dynamic, fast-moving alternative to pantomimes and is the only show of this type in the whole of Europe.

Rumpelstiltskin Norfolk 

A woolly wonderland of a show with spinning, weaving, lively puppetry, music and storytelling.

Hansel and Gretel Hertford

Join this daring duo as they journey into the heart of the frozen ice forest, munch on the mintiest mints, dodge the foxiest of foxes and wrestle with the wickedest of wicked witches. 

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The North

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Sleeping Beauty Salford

This year's extravaganza will see the princess prick her finger and fall into a 100 year slumber. Thrills, spills and map cap characters to be expected. 

Halle Christmas - The Snowman City centre

Bring all the family to the big screening of this animated classic. The film will be accompanied live by the Hallé Orchestra performing Howard Blake's beautiful score.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Stockport Plaza

Will Snow White ever meet her Prince Charming? Will the Dwarfs win the day over the Wicked Queen? Will our Dame ever be beautiful? You'll have to come along to The Plaza to find out.

Jack and the Beanstalk Bradford

West Yorkshire's biggest and most spectacular pantomime stars Alhambra Theatre favourite Billy Pearce, along with actress and television presenter Lisa Riley. 

The Snowman tour Bradford

Many people will be familiar with The Snowman, but when experienced with a live orchestra playing the enchanting score, the effect is magical and very moving.

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South West

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Snow White Bournemouth

Expect spectacular costumes and glittering sets, lots of comedy capers, sensational musical numbers and plenty of audience participation.

Christmas Spectacular 2015 Christchurch

An evening of stunning dance routines, sparkling vocals and more than its fair share of laughter to delight audiences of all ages.

A Christmas Carol Exeter 

For Christmas 2015, Exeter Northcott Theatre and Creative Cow present a magical new adaptation of Charles Dickens' much-loved Christmas classic.

Sleeping Beauty Exeter city centre

This Christmas, join the magical land of fairytales, where Princess Aurora must find true love with her Prince Charming and defeat the wicked fairy.

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