What are the best pantomimes of 2018?
With panto season now underway, here’s a list of the best shows of the year so far, as reviewed by The Stage’s team of experts. This list will be updated throughout December.
★★★★★ Aladdin – Hackney Empire
★★★★★ Mother Goose Cracks One Out – Above the Stag
★★★★ Dick Whittington – Lyric Hammersmith
★★★★ Beauty and the Beast – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh
★★★★★ Goldilocks and the Three Bears – Theatre Royal, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
★★★★ Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood – Nottingham Playhouse
★★★★ Dick Whittington – Theatr Clwyd, Mold
★★★★ Cinderella – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich
★★★★ Sleepin’ Cutie – Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling
★★★★ Mammy Goose – Tron Theatre, Glasgow