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PANTOMIME

Bright, light and meandering, Toby Hulse’s Puss in Boots is a cheerful trad pantomime weighed down by a few too many ideas. Shifting the familiar...

Pantomime is constantly evolving. It's steeped in tradition and yet it's ripe for reinvention. While the major producers invest in big effects and bigger...

The X Factor discovery and West End star Rhydian Roberts has a fine singing voice. It’s just a shame that he’s so woefully miscast...

It’s good to see panto flourishing at the New Theatre Royal Lincoln, a venue that was given a new lease of life three years...

The Garrick’s panto might not be the most innovative around but it boasts high production values and a fine pair of comic performances. The traditional...

In terms of monetary outlay, it’s fair to say that PMA Productions is at the other end of the scale to big spenders like...

Spillers Pantomimes returns to Motherwell for the 13th year running with a show that is so popular it had its run extended by a...

The Epstein Theatre panto doesn’t need celebrities on the poster to sell itself – the familiar faces of Michael Chapman, Lewis Pryor and Claire...

A city of Norwich’s size really deserves a better panto than this. The Theatre Royal’s annual offering – Aladdin this year – looks lacklustre...

Theatres don’t come much lovelier than the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds – the UK’s only surviving Regency playhouse, and one of only a...

This year’s pantomime at the Swan Theatre breaks with tradition by placing Maid Marian rather than Robin Hood centre stage, and pairing her with...

After a long stretch without a family panto, in the last few years Brighton has sprouted two. Staged in a seafront hotel by event...
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