Pantomime Shows and Events: 2017

"It's behind you! Oh no it isn't! Oh yes it is!" The immortal lines of pretty much every panto heard during the festive season.

It's the time of year that most theatres across the land dust off their costumes and tempt the most famous celebrities to star in their comedy stage production, bringing slapstick humour, cross-dressing, dancing and singing to giggling children (and their parents).

Come along and have a good old sing-song at a pantomime near you this holiday season, and enjoy part of British theatrical culture at its finest.

Britain's Best Pantomimes

Sleeping Beauty
The Mowlem Theatre

Vienna Festival Ballet returns to Swanage with their traditional enchanting production of The Sleeping Beauty a classic fairy tale set to Tchaikovskys magnificent score stunning choreography beautiful costumes all combine to portray the struggle between good and evil.Incensed at being…

The Lost Boy Peter Pan
Pleasance Theatre Islington

Based on the most famous childrens story of all time this magical adaptation of J.M. Barries classic tale of fairies pirates and the little boy who flew through the window is the perfect alternative to Pantomime. The Lost Boy…

Cinderella & Rockerfella
The Citadel Arts Centre

Cinderella and Rockerfella is a modern panto‐style reworking of the classic tale with all the traditional characters: downtrodden Cinderella Rockerfella formerly known as Prince Charming Buttons the Ugly Sisters and the Fairy Godmother together with a selection of additional characters…