This year’s offering provides the opportunity for a display of multitasking, the like of which I have not witnessed in any other production.
There’s a lot to commend in this show.
This is a talismanic show for the Chickenshed.
Sue is back, and inviting us to join a bunch of strangers in her lounge to celebrate ‘the lovely festival’ of Christmas.
Fairy Bow Bell arrives on the dot at seven o’clock to ring the changes over Stratford’s unique take on the story of Dick Whittington.
There’s an utter decadence about Paul Kerryson’s production, the centrepiece of Curve’s fifth birthday celebrations.
In its tradition of alternative Christmas shows, the Royal Court is hosting an adaptation of Swedish writer John Ajvide Lindqvist’s novel and film about a teen vampire romance in a thrilling National Theatre of Scotland production, which is already on its blood-splattered way to the West End.
If Sleeping Beauty pricks her finger on the well-known poisoned spindle, she’ll sleep for a century and take the whole court with her into dreamland.
Replacing an injured Emma Maguire, Francesca Hayward makes for an exemplary Clara.
A rock ‘n’ roll tradition that began at the Playhouse’s soon-to-reopen sister theatre, the Everyman, continues with a riotously funny re-invention of the Aladdin story - with It’s Raining Zen! as the subtitle.
The Hackney Empire and Susie McKenna celebrate 15 years of festive gold together during which time the writer/director has helped build this previously condemned music hall into a panto powerhouse.
As Tramway’s first seasonal show for younger audiences, Red Shoes has a difficult task - how to match the venue’s commitment to experimental drama against the needs of a primary school audience.
Johnny McKnight has staked a claim to be the contemporary king of Scottish pantomime.
A public meeting within a zoological society institute spurs a tale of comic derring-do, reminiscent of the current West End hit comedy The 39 Steps.
After the triumphs of previous years, writer/director Peter Rowe’s glorious hybrid of panto and rock’n’roll jukebox musical has become something of a speciality for Clwyd Theatr Cymru.