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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

Wed 26 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Thu 27 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Fri 28 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 28 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

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

Oran Mor's traditional Christmas panto.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Fri 5 Dec

£14.06–£16.87 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 6 Dec

£14.06–£16.87 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 10 Dec

£14.06–£16.87 / 0141 357 6200

…and 6 more dates until 20 Dec

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

Glimmer

From the creators of Albert Drive and Junction 25 comes this dynamic, feel-good show for the whole family.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 12 Dec

£6–£12 (£8; Family £32) / 0845 330 3501

Wed 17 Dec

£6–£12 (£8; Family £32) / 0845 330 3501

A Christmas Carol

Everyone is rejoicing with festive cheer - but one man grumbles "bah humbug"! Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine. But one Christmas Eve, some unexpected supernatural visitors show him the true meaning of Christmas and the error of his…

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 3 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Thu 4 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Fri 5 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

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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

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

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

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 Elves And The Shoemaker: Chingford Amateur Dramatic And Operatic Society

Based on the classic fairy-tale, the fortunes of a struggling cobbler suddenly improve when a group of elves take it upon themselves to help out overnight and craft shoes of the finest quality.

Chorley Little Theatre

Sun 14 Dec

£10 ( £35) / 01257 264362

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Thu 4 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Fri 5 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Sat 6 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

…and 24 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Emily Brown and the Thing

  • 5 stars

Emily and Stanley the rabbit's sleep is interrupted by the curious 'Thing' outside.

Blackwood Miners' Institute

Wed 26 Nov

£6.50 / 01495 227206

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Sat 6 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

Sun 7 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

Tue 9 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

…and 21 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Salisbury Arts Centre

Sun 30 Nov

£7.50 (£6.50; £24) / 01722 321744

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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

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

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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Hansel And Gretel

A retelling of the classic tale with puppets, music, film and masks.

The Civic, Barnsley

Wed 10 Dec

Assembly Room

£10 (£8; Children £6) / 01226 327000

Thu 11 Dec

Assembly Room

£10 (£8; Children £6) / 01226 327000

Fri 12 Dec

Assembly Room

£10 (£8; Children £6) / 01226 327000

The Edge, Manchester

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

Harrow Arts Centre, Pinner

Sun 30 Nov

The Studio

£8 (£6) / 020 8428 0124

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A Play A Pie & A Pint: The King's Kilt

When an American academic finds a lost diary in an Edinburgh B&B, he discovers it was written by Walter Scott around the time he was preparing Scotland for the arrival of George IV. The King needs a kilt to greet the people, but making the monarch one is proving more difficult that planned.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Tue 25 Nov

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 26 Nov

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Thu 27 Nov

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

Beegu (Ages 3-8)

  • Written by: Alexis Deacon

Join Beegu on her journey through space to a curious planet. Alexis Deacon's children's book is brought to life by Dotted Line Theatre with live music and beautiful puppetry.

Artsdepot, London N12

Wed 3 Dec

Studio Theatre

£10 / 020 8369 5454

Thu 4 Dec

Studio Theatre

£10 / 020 8369 5454

Sat 6 Dec

Studio Theatre

£10 / 020 8369 5454

…and 6 more dates until 13 Dec

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

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Brunton's panto of choice this Christmas is the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk, which has been written and directed by Mark Cox. (Oh yes it was).

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 25 Nov

£14.75–£17 (£11.75–£14; Family £51–£60) / 0131 665 2240

Wed 26 Nov

£14.75–£17 (£11.75–£14; Family £51–£60) / 0131 665 2240

Thu 27 Nov

£14.75–£17 (£11.75–£14; Family £51–£60) / 0131 665 2240

…and 16 more dates until 19 Dec

Pantomania Day

A properly panto day – there's a backstage tour of the Aladdin set and a chance to try on some costumes and make up some routines.

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

Sat 29 Nov

£12 / 01563 554900

Sat 6 Dec

£12 / 01563 554900

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Aladdin

In a far away land a young pauper named Aladdin finds an enchanted lamp which, when rubbed, unlocks endless possibilities and a fantastical journey in this seasonal show.

CAST, Doncaster

Mon 8 Dec

£17 (£14) / 01302 303959

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Aladdin CAST, Doncaster

Tue 9 Dec

£17 (£14) / 01302 303959

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Aladdin CAST, Doncaster

Wed 10 Dec

£17 (£14) / 01302 303959

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Aladdin CAST, Doncaster
…and 6 more dates until 18 Dec

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

Arabian Nights

  • Directed by: Marion Wyatt
  • Written by: Dominic Cooke

A stage adaptation by Dominic Coke of the ancient stories, produced by Hanan Sheedy.

Sherman Cymru, Cardiff

Tue 9 Dec

£15–£25 / 029 2064 6900

Wed 10 Dec

£15–£25 / 029 2064 6900

Thu 11 Dec

£15–£25 / 029 2064 6900

…and 15 more dates until 19 Dec 2015

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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Cinderella

A brand new take on the classic fairytale - life is hard for Ella on the farm. A life made worse for her sisters.

The Dukes, Lancaster

Tue 2 Dec

£10.50–£17 / 01524 598 500

Wed 3 Dec

£10.50–£17 / 01524 598 500

Thu 4 Dec

£10.50–£17 / 01524 598 500

…and 13 more dates until 9 Jan 2015 back to top