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Treasure Island

Classic swashbuckling panto action starring Johnny Mac, Stephen Purdon and Michelle McManus.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 4 Dec

£17.50–£22.50 / 0141 332 1846

Tue 9 Dec

£17.50–£22.50 / 0141 332 1846

Thu 11 Dec

£17.50–£22.50 / 0141 332 1846

…and 2 more dates until 18 Dec

New Lanark Christmas Experience

The New Lanark Christmas Experience features a pantomime, a trip to Santa's grotto and the Spirit of Christmas ride.

New Lanark World Heritage Village

Sat 29 Nov

£9.50; £35 two adults, two children; £48 two adults, four children / 01555 661345

Sun 30 Nov

£9.50; £35 two adults, two children; £48 two adults, four children / 01555 661345

Sat 6 Dec

£9.50; £35 two adults, two children; £48 two adults, four children / 01555 661345

…and 6 more dates until 24 Dec

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 29 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 30 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Wed 3 Dec

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 25 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Lowry, Salford

Thu 28 May 2015

Quays

£13.50 / 0844 545 8252

Sat 30 May 2015

Quays

£13.50 / 0844 545 8252

Sun 31 May 2015

Quays

£13.50 / 0844 545 8252

Snow White

Written by Alan McHugh with Music by Karen McIver and Directed by Jonathan Stone. Written, directed and produced by the Team that brought you last year's enchanting Pinocchio and 2012's magical Hansel and Gretel, Snow White promises to be the perfect Christmas outing - full of the traditional Carnegie Hall festive…

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Tue 2 Dec

£14.50 (£11.50; Children £11.50; Family £11) / 01383 602302

Wed 3 Dec

£14.50 (£11.50; Children £11.50; Family £11) / 01383 602302

Fri 5 Dec

£14.50 (£11.50; Children £11.50; Family £11) / 01383 602302

…and 4 more dates until 17 Dec

The Elf By Herself

Festive show about the elf who grew tall. Ages 3–6.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec back to top

The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot

The feelgood tale of a young boy who doesn't enjoy Christmas or exchanging gifts … until the tradition suddenly disappears. Ages 3–8.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 4 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Fri 5 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Sat 6 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

…and 29 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Three Little Pigs

The wolf has blown down their houses and the three pigs are forced to take their Christmas elsewhere. Ages 5+.

Platform, Glasgow

Tue 9 Dec

£12 (£5; Children £6) / 0141 276 9696

Thu 11 Dec

£12 (£5; Children £6) / 0141 276 9696

Fri 12 Dec

£12 (£5; Children £6) / 0141 276 9696

…and 4 more dates until 18 Dec

A Christmas Carol

Theatrical adaptation capturing the original spirit of Dickens’ beloved tale. Directed by Dominic Hill.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 3 Dec

£14–£18.50 (£5; Students £11–£15.50; Children £8–£11) / 0141 429 0022

Thu 4 Dec

£14–£18.50 (£5; Students £11–£15.50; Children £8–£11) / 0141 429 0022

Fri 5 Dec

£14–£18.50 (£5; Students £11–£15.50; Children £8–£11) / 0141 429 0022

…and 7 more dates until 18 Dec

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Thu 9 Apr 2015

Family £10 / 0844 482 1556

Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 26 Jul 2015

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 020 8688 9291

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 020 8688 9291

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Sun 17 May 2015

£13.50–£18.50 / 028 9024 0411

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Dick Whittington

A traditional family pantomime starring Jonathan Wilkes as our hero Dick Whittington.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Thu 4 Dec

£11.40–£32.40 / 0844 871 7649

Tue 16 Dec

£11.40–£32.40 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 17 Dec

£11.40–£32.40 / 0844 871 7649

Exeter Corn Exchange

Sat 13 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

Sun 14 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

Tue 16 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

Thu 18 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£15 / 08441 717620

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£15 / 08441 717620

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…and at 6 other places

Step Into Christmas

A festive storytelling workshop with Step it up Dance.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

Free for accompanying adults (Children £6) / 0131 556 9579

Sold out / 0131 556 9579

Aladdin

A traditional family pantomime based on the famous fairy tale about the boy with the magic lamp.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tue 2 Dec

£13.25–£21.75 / 02476 553055

  • 10:15 Aladdin Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 3 Dec

£13.25–£21.75 / 02476 553055

  • 10:15 Aladdin Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Thu 4 Dec

£13.25–£21.75 / 02476 553055

  • 10:15 Aladdin Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
…and 8 more dates until 17 Dec back to top

Aladdin

Kevin Tillett stars as Widow Twankey in this seasonal retelling of a classic story packed with comedy, illusion and magic and presented by Paul Hammond.

The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Fri 12 Dec

£12–£17; £13 early bird (Children £14; £15; £43.50–£88.50; £36–£73.50 early bird) / 01536 414141

  • 10:00 Aladdin The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Sat 13 Dec

£12–£17; £13 early bird (Children £14; £15; £43.50–£88.50; £36–£73.50 early bird) / 01536 414141

  • 11:00 Aladdin The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Sun 14 Dec

£12–£17; £13 early bird (Children £14; £15; £43.50–£88.50; £36–£73.50 early bird) / 01536 414141

  • 11:00 Aladdin The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering
…and 11 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Cinderella: Stockton Riverside College

Based upon the classic fairy-tale, Cinderella is a stunning show that tells the enchanting story of Cinderella through the beautiful musical score of Rodgers and Hammerstein.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Mon 8 Dec

£10 / 01642 525199

Tue 9 Dec

£10 / 01642 525199

Wed 10 Dec

£10 / 01642 525199

…and 6 more dates until 19 Dec

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£13.50–£16 / 0844 871 7645

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£13.50–£16 / 0844 871 7645

Princess Theatre, Torquay

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£13.50–£16 / 0870 847 2315

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£13.50–£16 / 0870 847 2315

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Little Red Riding Hood

Follow Little Red on her fateful journey through the forest to visit her granny. Featuring an eclectic cast of characters, including the heroine’s daft twin brothers, her larger than life mother, her forgetful granny and a cunning wolf.

East Kilbride Arts Centre

Sat 6 Dec

£10 (£8; Family £30) / 01355 261000

Sun 7 Dec

£10 (£8; Family £30) / 01355 261000

Sat 13 Dec

£10 (£8; Family £30) / 01355 261000

…and 2 more dates until 20 Dec

A Play A Pie & A Pint: The Emperor's New Clothes – Panto

Oran Mor's traditional Christmas panto.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Fri 5 Dec

£12.50–£16.87 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 6 Dec

£12.50–£16.87 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 10 Dec

£12.50–£16.87 / 0141 357 6200

…and 6 more dates until 20 Dec back to top

The Pure Amazing Wizard of Oz

Insideout Productions present a very Glaswegian take on the classic tale of Dorothy and her pals.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 15 Dec

£13 (£11; Students £9) / 0141 577 4956

Tue 16 Dec

£13 (£11; Students £9) / 0141 577 4956

Wed 17 Dec

£13 (£11; Students £9) / 0141 577 4956

…and 4 more dates until 21 Dec

Beauty And The Beast

A traditional family pantomime based on the famous and ever-popular fairy tale.

The Place, Oakengates Theatre, Telford

Tue 9 Dec

£9.50–£17 / 01952 382382

Wed 10 Dec

£9.50–£17 / 01952 382382

Fri 12 Dec

£9.50–£17 / 01952 382382

…and 4 more dates until 18 Dec

Disney on Ice: Magical Ice Festival

A colourful and exciting ice show featuring characters from Frozen, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and more.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 9000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 9000

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Sat 9 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sun 10 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Sat 16 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Sun 17 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

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Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp (book)

Biff loves the moonlight and music and walking on tiptoes. That's because he doesn't think of himself as a dog. Biff thinks he's a ballerina. A mix of puppetry, classical music and comedy, in David Duffy and Andrea Sadler's adaptation of Anna Kemp's book, illustrated by Sarah Ogilvy. Ages 2–6.

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Wed 3 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

Thu 4 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

Fri 5 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

…and 21 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Fireside Tales with Granddad

Cuddle up around the campfire for this children's puppet show, as Granddad regales you with tales of greedy goblins, grumpy trolls, sneaky princes, a giant pair of underpants and a daring escape from a hungry shark.

Brewery Theatre, Bristol

Wed 10 Dec

£8; £9 ( £25; £28) / 0117 902 0344

Thu 11 Dec

£8; £9 ( £25; £28) / 0117 902 0344

Fri 12 Dec

£8; £9 ( £25; £28) / 0117 902 0344

…and 13 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Lyric Hammersmith, London W6

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£8 / 020 8741 6850

Winchester Discovery Centre

Sun 30 Nov

£6 ( £20) / 01962 873603

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