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PANTOMIME

In the film that opens John Terry’s production of Aladdin, a camel is wandering the streets of Chipping Norton. The villainous Abanazar asks at...

The opening of Oldham Coliseum’s Cinderella signals the start of pantomime season. To begin with Cinderella (Shorelle Hepkin) seems to be stepping out of a...

While the venue may have long since shifted from Brick Lane to a converted church in Silvertown, the ethos, energy and old-fashioned sense of...

In the best rock ’n’ roll panto tradition, Peter Rowe’s version of Sleeping Beauty weaves together several convoluted storylines. It manages to include the...

This year the Kings Theatre has shrewdly brought back several past favourites. With some of the other cast members making their pantomime debuts, it...

This success of this Snow White owes much to the creative talents of George Critchley who not only directs but produces it and is...

It was feared that when Fairfield Halls closed its doors for refurbishment in 2016 that live pantomime would disappear from the town. Stepping in,...

Over the years, the story of Peter Pan has morphed from magical Christmas show into full-on riotous pantomime with varying degrees of success. In...

Featuring plenty of local jokes, a star turn from Jimmy Chisholm as the dame and a gentle rewriting of the fairytale, Snow White is...

The New Theatre Royal’s first in-house Christmas production since its re-opening in 2015 is a version of Beauty and the Beast that celebrates the...

Back for a second year as the Lyceum’s hilarious panto bill-toppers, Cannon and Ball quickly get the audience on side. Theirs may be a...

Writer and Director, Richard Gauntlett has created a fresh and lively pantomime that feels firmly rooting in the best of British popular culture of...
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