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Aladdin: Polka Dot Pantomines

A traditional pantomime that will take you on a whirlwind of magic, mystery and adventure into a land of lamps, genies and princesses.

Secombe Theatre, Sutton

Sun 21 Dec

£14.50 (Children £12.50; £50) / 020 8770 6990

Wed 24 Dec

£14.50 (Children £12.50; £50) / 020 8770 6990

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

Mon 22 Dec

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

Tue 23 Dec

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

Wed 24 Dec

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

…and 11 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Elf By Herself

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

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 22 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Tue 23 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Wed 24 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Wed 31 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

James And The Giant Peach

  • Written by: Roald Dahl

James and six enormous garden-bugs fly across the Atlantic inside a giant peach, finally landing in New York City.

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Mon 22 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Tue 23 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Wed 24 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

…and 8 more dates until 22 Jan 2015

Stick Man

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

Scamp Theatre bring Julia Donaldson’s popular picture book to life in this engaging family show.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Mon 22 Dec

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Tue 23 Dec

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sat 27 Dec

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 6 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

Sherman Cymru, Cardiff

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£8 / 0844 545 8252

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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

Sun 21 Dec

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

Wed 24 Dec

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

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 Green The Recycling Queen (Over 4s)

  • Written by: Emma Boor

A re-telling of the well-loved tale with an environmentally friendly twist: a puppet play of rubbish, recycling and romance.

Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford

Mon 22 Dec

£7 / 01865 305305

Dick Whittington

Seeking independence and fame, young Dick Whittington moves to the bright lights of Berwick-upon-Thames to find his fortune.

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Sun 21 Dec

£15–£19 (£13; Family £50) / 01289 330999

Tue 23 Dec

£15–£19 (£13; Family £50) / 01289 330999

Wed 24 Dec

£15–£19; £50 (£13) / 01289 330999

…and 2 more dates until 30 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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£12–£15 / 01727 844488

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 21 Mar 2015

Ashcroft Theatre

£14–£16.50 / 020 8688 9291

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

  • Directed by: Ciaran McConville
  • Written by: Theresa Heskins (adapt)

Rose Theatre, Kingston's presentation of the C S Lewis story, featuring local children performing with a professional cast. Adapted by Theresa Heskins and directed by Ciaran McConville.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Mon 22 Dec

Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20 / 0844 482 1556

Tue 23 Dec

Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20 / 0844 482 1556

Wed 24 Dec

Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20 / 0844 482 1556

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

Sun 21 Dec

£13.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Mon 22 Dec

£13.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Tue 23 Dec

£13.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

…and 11 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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

Sun 21 Dec

£12–£17; £13 early bird (Children £14; £15; £43.50–£88.50; £36–£73.50 early bird) / 01536 414 141

  • 11:00 Aladdin The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Wed 24 Dec

£12–£17; £13 early bird (Children £14; £15; £43.50–£88.50; £36–£73.50 early bird) / 01536 414 141

  • 10:00 Aladdin The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Sat 27 Dec

£12–£17; £13 early bird (Children £14; £15; £43.50–£88.50; £36–£73.50 early bird) / 01536 414 141

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

Aladdin

This is no ordinary panto, as the classic tale of Aladdin is given a disco makeover (oh yes it is). In Discotopia lives Widow Twankey and her daughter Aladdin, who is hopelessly in love with Prince Jasper. When Lady Lilith D'ijin arrives asking after a lamp, Aladdin lands herself a mission to retrieve it from the cave.

macrobert, Stirling

Tue 23 Dec

£19 (£15.50; Children £15.50) / 01786 466666

  • 10:30 Aladdin macrobert, Stirling

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

Wed 9 Dec 2015

£15–£25 / 029 2064 6900

Thu 10 Dec 2015

£15–£25 / 029 2064 6900

Fri 11 Dec 2015

£15–£25 / 029 2064 6900

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The Basil Brush Show

Basil Brush and his human chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey) present to you a show jam packed with fun, storytelling and song.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£7–£14 / 01970 623 232

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£14 (£12; £42) / 01284 758000

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£14 (Children £12 under 16s; £42) / 01527 577330

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…and at 7 other places

National Auditions 2015 – Youth Music Theatre UK

An audition group workshop in musical theatre led by three staff from Youth Music Theatre UK, who will be picking out promising youngsters to star in a range of new productions.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Sat 24 Jan 2015

020 8563 7725

Barbican Theatre, Plymouth

Sun 18 Jan 2015

020 8563 7725

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sun 1 Feb 2015

020 8563 7725

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…and at 6 other places

One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Directed by: Adam Penford
  • Written by: Grant Olding (music)

National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Studio

£15 / 0844 871 7646

Puss In Boots: Pantoloons Theatre

A traditional family pantomime based on the story of a penniless Miller's Son who inherits a magical talking cat and sets of on a wonderful adventure.

Braintree Arts Theatre

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£7.95 / 01376 556354

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£7.95 / 01376 556354

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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Space Mission for Santa

Live planetarium show with a Christmas twist. Ages 5–10.

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Sun 21 Dec

£2.20–£5 / 01962 863791

CBeebies Live! Presents Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble's Circus

Circus-themed spectacular with popular CBeebies characters.

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£25.50 / 02920 224488

The SSE Arena, Wembley

Sun 5 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 815 0815

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

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£10.50–£17 / 01524 598 500

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£10.50–£17 / 01524 598 500

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£10.50–£17 / 01524 598 500

Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Eric The Elf's Chaotic Christmas

A special show for wee ones. Join Eric on his adventure to save Christmas. A fun-filled, interactive musical adventure featuring lots of laughs and songs to sing along with. Ages 3–6.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

Circle Studio

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Mon 22 Dec

Circle Studio

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Tue 23 Dec

Circle Studio

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

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