Pantos

Pantomimes and Christmas Shows 2013 / 2014

Pantomimes, Family Musicals and Ice Shows taking place around the UK Christmas 2013 and New Year 2014: (Please note details and casting are subject to change).


BirminghamThe Nutcracker - The Birmingham Royal Ballet Ballet
Friday 22 November to Thursday 12 December 2013
Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, Hurst Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B5 4TB
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Get swept up in the enchantment of Christmas with one of the most popular family shows of all time. Widely regarded as the finest production ever, of Tchaikovsky's best-loved ballet, Sir Peter Wright's inspired version of The Nutcracker for Birmingham Royal Ballet comes to The Birmingham Hippodrome this Christmas. Come and watch this breathtaking set transform before your eyes, a treat for adults and children.

BirminghamSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs Panto
Thursday 19 December 2013 to Sunday 2 February 2014
Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, Hurst Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B5 4TB
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Traditional family pantomime with an all-star cast featuring John Partridge (Christian in EastEnders) as 'The Prince', Dynasty star Stephanie Beacham as 'The Wicked Queen', in his panto debut, fashion guru Gok Wan as 'The Man in The Mirror' and Gary Wilmot as 'The Dame' along with Danielle Hope as 'Snow White', Paul Zerdin as 'Muddles' and Matt Slack as 'Odd Job'

BirminghamMoscow State Circus - Park Gorkogo Family Circus
Wednesday 18 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
Star City Birmingham, Watson Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B7 5SA
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Set in the mystical centre of Moscow's cultural and artistic quarter 'Park Gorkogo' (Gorky Park) is the perfect back drop for what is undoubtedly the greatest and most famous circus on earth.

BirminghamPeter Pan - The Never Ending Story Family Show
Friday 13 to Sunday 15 December 2013
NIA National Indoor Arena, King Edwards Road, Birmingham B1 2AA
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A high-flying, hi-tech fantasy adventure that combines the drama and excitement of live theatre with the epic visuals of a blockbuster movie. Starring Stacey Solomon as 'Tinker Bell' along with an international cast of acrobats, dancers, stuntmen and magicians, the show features an original music score and specially arranged classic songs including Angels, Forever Young, Sailing and Nessun Dorma.

BlackburnCinderella Pantomime
Wednesday 11 December 2013 to Tuesday 31 December 2013
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
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A traditional family panto promising a fun-filled family show for the festive season

Blackpool Scrooge the Musical Family Musical
Monday 16 December 2013 to Saturday 21 December 2013
Blackpool Opera House, Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HW
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Bill Kenwright presents the spectacular family musical Scrooge, starring Tommy Steele. Leslie Bricusse's spectacular musical extravaganza Scrooge is a heart-warming family story based on Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol. With stunning sets and costumes, and a fantastic musical score, featuring the Oscar-nominated hit 'Thank You Very Much' - this season's unmissable smash hit musical for all the family.

BrightonScrooge the Musical Family Musical
Monday 23 December 2013 to Saturday 4 January 2014
The Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2GR
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Bill Kenwright presents the spectacular family musical Scrooge, starring Tommy Steele. Leslie Bricusse's spectacular musical extravaganza Scrooge is a heart-warming family story based on Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol. With stunning sets and costumes, and a fantastic musical score, featuring the Oscar-nominated hit 'Thank You Very Much' - this season's unmissable smash hit musical for all the family.

CardiffSilly Kings Festive Family Show
Thursday 19 December 2013 to Saturday 4 January 2014
Cardiff Castle, Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 3RB
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A spectacular Christmas event at Cardiff Castle for children and very silly adults. Once upon a time in a kingdom far, far away lived a princess, four crazy knights, an angry fairy, a dragon (of sorts) and a very Silly King. The award-winning National Theatre Wales roll into the magical grounds of Cardiff Castle for a Christmas feast of family fun from the Fairy Tales of Monty Python's Terry Jones. Fly away with a cast of extraordinary characters and madcap musicians, telling tall tales from a kingdom east of the moon and west of the sun. Lovingly handmade for children and very silly adults.

Dartford BluewaterCharlie and Lola's Best Bestest Play Children's Show
Friday 13 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2013
Glow, Bluewater Shopping Centre, Dartford, Kent DA9 9SG
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Join Charlie and Lola and all of their friends in this fantastic stage show. Based on the much loved books by Lauren Child and the ever-popular Animated series on CBeebies, the stage shows use a mix of puppetry, visual effects and audience interaction to bring the adventures of Charlie and Lola to life.

DarwenThe Wizard of Oz Panto
Friday 13 December 2013 to Tuesday 24 December 2013
Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen, BB3 3BU
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A wonderful and wicked show with comedy and foot-tapping songs, for all the family. A fun-filled professional quality family show for the festive season!

DublinSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs Pantomime
Sunday 1 December 2013 to Sunday 12 January 2014
Gaiety Theatre, South King Street, Dublin 2, IE
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Snow White tells the enchanting story of a young girl whose beauty bewitches a Prince and makes an enemy of her evil Step Mother. The love of seven dwarves keeps her safe until she is woken by her one true love with a kiss. The humble apple takes a battering in this beloved tale but in the end it all turns out Happily Ever After. Oh Yes It Does! The Gaiety Theatre has hosted the annual Christmas Panto each year since 1873 and for the past 138 years has given the people of Dublin opera, musicals, drama, revues, comedy, concerts, dance, festival and pantomime. Today, families come from far and wide to the Gaiety Christmas Panto and for many it has become a true Christmas tradition.

DublinJedward In Beauty and The Beast Pantomime
Wednesday 18 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
Olympia Theatre, 72 Dame Street, Dublin 2, IE
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The Olympia Theatre are delighted to welcome back Jedward for their fourthd successful Christmas panto in a row! We expect another sell out this year, so we really do urge you to buy tickets sooner rather than later if you want to get Stalls or Circle seats for your families! Let the Jedmania begin! It's going to be Jamazing!!

DublinWICKED: The Hit Musical Family Musical
Wednesday 27 November 2013 to Saturday 18 January 2014
Bord GŠis Energy Theatre (was Grand Canal Theatre), Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin IE
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Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover that youíve not been told the whole story about the Land of Oz. Wicked tells the remarkable untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

DumfriesThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Saturday 23 November 2013
DG One Leisure Complex, Hoods Loaning, Dumfries DG1 2HT
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

DumfriesJack and the Beanstalk Pantomime
Sunday 15 December 2013 to Tuesday 31 December 2013
DG One Leisure Complex, Hoods Loaning, Dumfries DG1 2HT Buy Tickets:
This panto is one of the world's favourite fairytales. Jack and his mum have to sell their cow but she is none too pleased when Jack comes home with just a bag of beans. But the beans are magic and sprout a huge beanstalk - and that's when the adventures really begin! All will be revealed in this classic tale of good versus evil. Promising a spellbinding pantomime full of music, magic and mayhem, Jack and the Beanstalk is the perfect Christmas treat for all the family. Starring Keira Lucchesi (River City) as 'Princess Jill' and Tom Duncan as 'Jack'.

DundeeThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Friday 15 November 2013 to Monday 18 November 2013
Whitehall Theatre, Bellfield Street, Dundee DD1 5JA
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

DunfermlineThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Sunday 29 December 2013
Alhambra Theatre, 33 Canmore Street, Dunfermline KY12 7NX
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

DunfermlineJack and the Beanstalk Pantomime
Wednesday 11 December 2013 to Sunday 28 December 2013
Alhambra Theatre, 33 Canmore Street, Dunfermline, KY12 7NX
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Fife's only professional panto is sure to amaze, with jaw-dropping sets, spectacular costumes and fantastic special effects this is a magica pantomime for all the family to enjoy. Starring Jane McCarry ('Isa' in Still Game and 'Granny Murray' in Cbeebies) as 'Fairy Nuff', Colin McCredie (Taggart and 'Wolly' and 'Tig' in Cbeebies) as 'Daft Dave', Donna Hazelton (Fife's very wn star of Musicality and Chicago) as 'Fairy Duff' and Gayle Telfer Stevens (Dr Who and Gary Tank Commander) as 'Dame Trott' along with Paul Luebke as 'Jack' and Lucy Hutchison as 'Jill'.

EdinburghDisney's The Lion King Family Musical
Friday 11 October 2013 to Saturday 18 January 2014
Edinburgh Playhouse, 18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA
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Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and pulsating to the evocative rhythms of Africa, this spectacular production explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the timeless story of Simba and the epic journey he must take to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.

GlasgowPeter Pan - The Never Ending Story Family Show
Friday 10 to Sunday 12 January 2014
The SSE Hydro, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW
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A high-flying, hi-tech fantasy adventure that combines the drama and excitement of live theatre with the epic visuals of a blockbuster movie. Starring Stacey Solomon as 'Tinker Bell' along with an international cast of acrobats, dancers, stuntmen and magicians, the show features an original music score and specially arranged classic songs including Angels, Forever Young, Sailing and Nessun Dorma.

GlasgowThe Magical Adventures of Pinocchio Pantomime
Wednesday 27 November 2013 to Sunday 19 January 2014
Glasgow Pavilion, 121 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 3AX
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It has been one of our favourites over the years and we think that we are the only theatre in the country to produce The Magical Adventures of Pinocchio. As usual, we base our Pantomime on the original story but always have that Glasgow twist in true Hilarious Pavilion style and unlike some others, you can be confident that it is good clean family entertainment. With a brand new script, stunning scenery, sensational costumes and magical special effects that we have become known for it is sure to be; The Best Panto in Town!

GlasgowThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Thursday 12 December 2013 to Sunday 15 December 2012
Braehead Arena, Braehead Shopping Centre, Kings Inch Road, Glasgow PA4 8XF
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The Singing Kettle will be at their brilliant best for this sensational new festive Show. Itís overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well. Christmas Wishing Wellis enthralling for both young and old and is the perfect treat to get everyone in the festive spirit. Some lucky children will end up on stage to join in the action and thereís may even be a visit from a very special guest with a white beard in a red suit!

GlenrothesThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Thursday 5 December 2013 to Sunday 8 December 2013
Rothes Hall, Rothes Square, Glenrothes KY7 5NX
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

HamiltonThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Sunday 5 January 2014
Hamilton Townhouse, 102 Cadzow Street, Hamilton ML3 6HH
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

IrvineThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Friday 29 November 2013 to Sunday 1 December 2013
Magnum Theatre, Magnum Leisure Centre, The Harbour, Irvine KA12 8PP
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

KelsoThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Sunday 24 November 2013 and Monday 25 November 2013
Tait Hall, Edenside Road, Kelso TD5 7BS
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

KilmarnockJack and the Beanstalk Saturday 23 November 2013 to Sunday 29 December 2013
Palace Theatre, 9 Green Street, Kilmarnock KA1 3BN
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Join in the fun in the village of Merrydale, where we meet poor Dame Trot and her idle son. With the help of some magic beans, all their problems could be solved...Will Jack be able to outwit the very VERY Big Giant Blunderbore and marry the Princess Tamara? Will the Magic Harp sing again? Will Merrydale ever bloom again? Join us for two and a half hours of fun, frolics, silliness and sheer entertainment - with a handful of beans thrown in for good measure. Starring Holly Jack as 'Princess Tamara' and Craig Glover as 'Dame Trot' with ever popular Liam Dolan as her hapless son 'Jack'.

LeedsPeter Pan - The Never Ending Story Family Show
Thursday 26 and Friday 27 December 2013
First Direct Arena, Clay Pit Lane, Leeds LS2 8AR
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A high-flying, hi-tech fantasy adventure that combines the drama and excitement of live theatre with the epic visuals of a blockbuster movie. Starring Stacey Solomon as 'Tinker Bell' along with an international cast of acrobats, dancers, stuntmen and magicians, the show features an original music score and specially arranged classic songs including Angels, Forever Young, Sailing and Nessun Dorma.

LivingstonThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Monday 30 December 2013 to Saturday 4 January 2014
Howden Park Centre, Howden, Livingston EH54 6AE
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

LondonCinderella Pantomime
Fri 13 December 2013 to Tuesday 31 December 2013
Shaw Theatre, Euston Road/Ossulston Street, London, NW1 2AJ
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The Shaw Theatre are delighted to present London's spectacular family Pantomime Cinderella. This magical tale will combine all the ingredients of pantomime and guarantees to raise the roof! Starring from Britain's Got Talent Francine Lewis with Neil Moors, Aimie Atkinson, Chris Dennis and Miles Western.

LondonDisney On Ice: Dare To Dream Family Ice Show
Friday 27 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
The O2, Peninsula Square, Greenwich, London SE10 0DX
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Join a celebration of royal proportions when Rapunzel, Tiana and Cinderella star in Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream! All your favourite princesses take to the ice in a spectacular finale at the ultimate Disney Princess event of a lifetime!

LondonPeter Pan - The Never Ending Story Family Show
Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 January 2014
Wembley Arena, Arena Square, Wembley, London HA9 0AA
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A high-flying, hi-tech fantasy adventure that combines the drama and excitement of live theatre with the epic visuals of a blockbuster movie. Starring Stacey Solomon as 'Tinker Bell' along with an international cast of acrobats, dancers, stuntmen and magicians, the show features an original music score and specially arranged classic songs including Angels, Forever Young, Sailing and Nessun Dorma.

LondonPuss In Boots Panto
Saturday 23 November 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
Hackney Empire Theatre, 291 Mare Street, London, E8 1EJ
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Susie McKenna and her critically acclaimed pantomime team are back with yet another glittering, festive and down-right dazzling Hackney Empire pantomime. Our hero, Puss in Boots arrives in the merry Kingdom of Hackneyonia E8, to gain wealth and power for his master. This cunning feline swashbuckler has it all; the looks, the walk, the talk and most importantly his magic boots. Expect laughs and sparks as our loveable rogue defeats all the odds and wins the day! In true Hackney style expect all of the usual show-stopping songs, dazzling dance routines, knockabout comedy and bags of audience participation. This is guaranteed to be yet another Hackney hit and the perfect treat for all the family. Cast fefatures Kat B as 'Puss in Boots', Sharon D Clarke as 'Queen Talulah the Hoo Ha', Josefina Gabrielle as evil witch 'Evilena', Stephen Matthews as 'Dame Nettie Knowall', Tony Timberlake as 'King Konkers the Bonkers', Matt Dempsey as 'Thomas', Amy Lennox as 'Princess Pertunia', Darren Hart as 'Amnesiah', Allyson Ava-Brown as 'Celestine the Good Sourceress', Tom Andrew Hargreaves as 'Prince Casper' and Leon Sweeney as 'the Ogre'.

London
West End
The Amazing Bubble Man Entertainment
From Thursday 12 December 2013 to Saturday 4 January 2014
London Palladium, Argyll Street, London W1F 7TF
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The Amazing Bubble Man, Louis Pearl, has been thrilling audiences around the world for decades and now brings the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles to London for special daytime performances of his show. From square bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, trampoline bubbles to flying UFO bubbles and even people inside bubbles, this wondrous show promises shrieks of laughter and gasps of amazement from all ages. More info on The Amazing Bubble Man

London
West End
The Gruffalo Children's Show
Wednesday 20 November 2013 to Sunday 12 January 2014
Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7ES
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"A Gruffalo? What is a Gruffalo?".... "A Gruffalo. Why don't you know? He has terrible tusks, and terrible claws, and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws." Join Mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep, dark wood in search for hazlenuts in this magical, musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. More info The Gruffalo

London
West End
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain Children's Show
Thursday 26 September 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
Garrick Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2R 0NH
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A stage adaptation from the books of the same name. Set in loathsome London Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain is the history of Britain with the nasty bits left in! More info on Barmy Britain - Horrible Histories

London
West End
The Nutcracker - The Royal Ballet Ballet
Wednesday 4 December 2013 to Monday 16 January 2014
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD
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The Royal Ballet present The Nutcracker this Christmas. Clara, a young girl, creeps downstairs on Christmas Eve to retrieve her favourite present. But a mysterious magician, Drosselmeyer, is waiting to sweep her off on a magical adventure. Please note that this production is suitable for children 5 years old and over. More info on The Nutcracker - Royal Ballet

London
West End
The Nutcracker - English National Ballet Ballet
Wednesday 11 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ES
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On an enchanted Christmas Eve, under the heavy boughs of the candlelit tree Clara battles with the Mouse King and falls in love with a handsome Prince. As the air grows colder and snowflakes begin to fall, Clara and her valiant Nutcracker take a balloon ride acrossthe frost-dusted skyline to the glistening Land of Snow where her adventure really begins. Please note that children under 5 will not be admitted, but there is a family friendly performance, where under 5s are welcome, on Thursday 2 January 2014 at 2.30pm. More info on The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

London
West End
Peppa Pig's Big Splash Children's Show
Friday 6 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, London, W1V 9LB
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Come and join Peppa and her friends for another all-singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and muddy puddles with the brand new show Peppa Pig's Big Splash in London this Christmas. The nursery roof is leaking and Peppa and her friends need to fix it - quick! As they set up a fete to raise the money for the repairs, they'll need your help to make sure everything goes smoothly. More info on Peppa Pig's Big Splash

London
West End
Potted Panto Family Comedy
Sunday 8 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
Vaudeville Theatre, The Strand, London WC2R 0NH
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In a madcap ride through the biggest stories and best-loved characters from panto, CBBC presenters Dan and Jeff dash from rubbing Aladdin's lamp to roaming the golden streets of Dick Whittington's London. Searching for Cinderella's lost slipper, they try to wake Sleeping Beauty before the giant climbs down Jack's beanstalk to squash Snow White's seven dwarves. It's all unmissable fun, whether you're six or 106. More info on Potted Panto

London
West End
Seussical Family Musical
From Saturday 30 November 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JB
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Join The Cat in the Hat as he takes you on a journey into the fantastical, bombastical and songtastical world of Dr Seuss. More info on Seussical the Musical

London
West End
Slava's Snowshow Entertainment
Tuesday 17 December 2013 to Monday 6 January 2014
Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX
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The multi award winning international sensation, Slavaís Snowshow has delighted and thrilled audiences in over 80 cities around the globe. Now this unmissable visual masterpiece returns to London this Christmas for a strictly limited three week season. Loved by children and adults alike the show is a combination of theatrical clowning and stunning spectacle performed by the internationally renowned company of clowns lead by Slava Polunin. Please Note: not recommended for children under 8 years of age. More info on Slava's Snow Show.

London
West End
The Snail and the Whale Children's Show
From Tuesday 10 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
St James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JA
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Stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children story book. A tiny snail longs to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. But when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? Follow the tiny snailís amazing journey, as seen through the eyes of an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father. More info on The Snail and the Whale

London
West End
The Snowman Family Dance Show
Wednesday 27 November 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, London
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The stage version of Raymond Briggs' well-loved book The Snowman continues to delight children everywhere as it returns to the London's Peacock Theatre once again! When a boy's snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two friends set off and a night-time quest for adventure. On their travels, they meet dancing penguins, reindeer and crowds of the Snowman's friends. Watch spell-bound as the Snowman soars through the night sky, escaping the clutches of the evil Jack Frost to return home for Christmas morning. More information on The Snowman.

London
West End
The Wind In the Willows Family Dance Show
Wednesday 11 December 2013 to Saturday 1 February 2014
Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, London WC2B 5LA
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Will Tuckett's dance version of Kenneth Grahameís The Wind in the Willows. Join Toad and his three friends Badger, Ratty, Mole on the riverbank this Christmas. Originally staged in 2001 at the Royal Opera House's Linbury Studio Theatre, after a number of sell-out Christmas season this production now transfers into London's West End this Christmas. Please note : This production is suitable for children 5 years old and over. More info on The Wind In the Willows


London
West End
West End Family Musicals
The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre
Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre
Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre
Stomp at the Ambassadors Theatre
Thriller - Live at the Lyric Theatre
Wicked the Musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre

MargateCinderella Traditional Panto
Saturday 14 December 2013 to Sunday 29 December 2013
Theatre Royal Margate, Addington Street, Margate CT9 1PW
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This Christmas sees the arrival of professional production company Polka Dot Pantomimes to the Theatre Royal in Margate as they present the nation's favourite panto full of magic, laughter, audience participation and spectacular surprises! Starring Scott Wright from Coronation Street as Prince Charming and featuring Lynette McMorrough from Crossroads as Fairy Superior. And featuring Luckenís real ponies!

ManchesterPeter Pan - The Never Ending Story Family Show
Sunday 29 and Monday 30 December 2013
Phones 4u Arena, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1AR
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A high-flying, hi-tech fantasy adventure that combines the drama and excitement of live theatre with the epic visuals of a blockbuster movie. Starring Stacey Solomon as 'Tinker Bell' along with an international cast of acrobats, dancers, stuntmen and magicians, the show features an original music score and specially arranged classic songs including Angels, Forever Young, Sailing and Nessun Dorma.

MusselburghThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Saturday 21 December 2013 and Sunday 22 December 2013
The Brunton Venue, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6AA
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

NewcastlePeter Pan - The Never Ending Story Family Show
Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 January 2014
Metro Radio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 7NA
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A high-flying, hi-tech fantasy adventure that combines the drama and excitement of live theatre with the epic visuals of a blockbuster movie. Starring Stacey Solomon as 'Tinker Bell' along with an international cast of acrobats, dancers, stuntmen and magicians, the show features an original music score and specially arranged classic songs including Angels, Forever Young, Sailing and Nessun Dorma.

NottinghamPeter Pan - The Never Ending Story Family Show
Saturday 21 to Monday 23 December 2013
Capital FM Arena, Ice Centre, Bolero Square, Lace Market, Nottingham NG1 1LA
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A high-flying, hi-tech fantasy adventure that combines the drama and excitement of live theatre with the epic visuals of a blockbuster movie. Starring Stacey Solomon as 'Tinker Bell' along with an international cast of acrobats, dancers, stuntmen and magicians, the show features an original music score and specially arranged classic songs including Angels, Forever Young, Sailing and Nessun Dorma.

PerthThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Monday 23 December 2013 and Tuesday 24 December 2013
Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

StirlingThe Singing Kettle - Christmas Wishing Well Children's Show
Friday 27 December 2013 and Saturday 28 December 2013
Stirling Albert Halls, Albert Place, Dumbarton Road, Stirling FK8 2QL
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A sensational new festive show that's overflowing with superb audience participation, amazing costumes and lots and lots of christmassy fun. Join Anya, Kevin and Gary as they visit Kettle Village Square in search of the magic Christmas Wishing Well.

Stratford-upon-AvonWendy and Peter Pan Family Show
Thursday 19 December 2013 to Sunday 2 March 2014
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterside, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6BB
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Winter 1909. Snow is falling across London. Wendy Darling and her brothers sleep peacefully in the bedroom, as their parents bicker downstairs. In a sudden flurry of snow their window blows open, and into their lives tumbles a mischievous boy called Peter. Shortly followed by a very fractious fairy by the name of Tink. JM Barrie's classic tale of the boy who never grows up is adapted in a spectacular new version by Ella Hickson.

YorkDick Whittington Pantomime
Friday 20 December 2013 to Monday 30 December 2013
York Barbican Centre, Paragon Centre, York YO10 4NT
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A spectacular all new production of the classic story starring CBeebies favourite presenter Alex Winters as 'Dick Whittington', Dancing on Ice finalist Chloe Madeley as 'Alice Fitzwarren', Coronation Street heartthrob Danny Young as the hilarious 'Idle Jack', London's Burning and Bad Girls star Kim Taylforth as 'Queen Rat', plus full supporting cast. In a true rags to riches story, our hero Dick Whittington travels to London in search of fame and fortune. On his way he meets a Magical Cat who helps Dick gain work with the wealthy Alderman Fitzwarren and his beautiful daughter Alice. Come and join in the fun this December with York's Biggest Pantomime packed with great songs, amazing dance routines and plenty of laughter for all the family!