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Circus Vegas

A FLEET of American trucks will be rolling into Stratford next week as a taste of Vegas heads to the East End. Circus Vegas, is promising an all-action family show while the adjoining winter funfair will provide a fun day out for everyone.

Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London E20

Sat 20 Dec

£8 / 020 8221 7300

  • 18:00 – 20:30 Circus Vegas Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London

Sun 21 Dec

£8 / 020 8221 7300

  • 17:00 – 19:30 Circus Vegas Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London

Mon 22 Dec

£8 / 020 8221 7300

  • 17:00 – 19:30 Circus Vegas Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London
  • 20:00 – 22:00 Circus Vegas Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London
…and 13 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

A Christmas Carol

Dickens' classic tale, newly adapted for the stage by Vincent Regan.

East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Sat 20 Dec

£10–£17.50 (£16; Children £15; Family £57; Members £15.75)

Sun 21 Dec

£10–£17.50 (£16; Children £15; Family £57; Members £15.75)

Mon 22 Dec

£10–£17.50 (£16; Children £15; Family £57; Members £15.75)

…and 12 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Cinderella

Put on your glass slippers and ballgowns (we all own these things, right?) for the SECC's annual large scale panto featuring John Barrowman and the Krankies. Plus X Factor's Melane Masson as Fairy Godmother.

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

Clyde Auditorium

£13–£26 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 21 Dec

Clyde Auditorium

£13–£26 / 0141 248 3000

Mon 22 Dec

Clyde Auditorium

£13–£26 / 0141 248 3000

…and 11 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Aladdin

Expect family fun and frolics at the Webster Theatre's annual panto, which features Steven Alexander from BBC's The Voice as Aladdin.

Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre), Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

£11.50–£13 / 0141 337 2311

  • 19:30 Aladdin Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre), Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

£11.50–£13 / 0141 337 2311

  • 19:30 Aladdin Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre), Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

£11.50–£13 / 0141 337 2311

  • 19:30 Aladdin Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre), Glasgow
…and 4 more dates until 28 Dec

Cinderella

He’s back and looking for love…she’s looking to go to the ball. We present to you a magical cocktail of glamour and glitz as Inverclyde’s own special Cinders sings her way into everyone’s hearts whilst those Ugly Sisters hit the Talent Show dance floor with an eye on the prize….the Prince. Pantomime fun for all the…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 20 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£12–£18 (Children £10–£16) / 01475 723723

Sun 21 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£12–£18 (Children £10–£16) / 01475 723723

Mon 22 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£10–£16 (Children £8–£14) / 01475 723723

…and 9 more dates until 3 Jan 2015 back to top

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

Sat 20 Dec

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

Mon 22 Dec

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

Tue 23 Dec

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

The Full Monty

Simon Beaufoy adapts his Oscar-winning screenplay for the smash-hit 1990s film, to create this rip-roaring musical about a group of unemployed Sheffield steelworkers who decide to bare all. Directed by Daniel Evans, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£30.75 (Children £27.75; £27.75) / 01892 530613

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£30.75 (Children £27.75; £27.75) / 01892 530613

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£30.75 (Children £27.75; £27.75) / 01892 530613

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£20–£28; £16–£24; £24–£32 / 0116 233 3111

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£20–£28; £16–£24; £24–£32 / 0116 233 3111

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£20–£28; £16–£24; £24–£32 / 0116 233 3111

…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Mon 26 Jan 2015

£11.50–£29.50 / 01792 475715

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£11.50–£29.50 / 01792 475715

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£11.50–£29.50 / 01792 475715

…and 3 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

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Brendan Cole: Licence to Thrill

Dancer Brendan Cole performs his new show with a company of 20 musicians and dancers.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£29–£35 / 01383 740384

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£28–£35 / 023 9282 4355

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£28–£35 / 023 9282 4355

Opera House, Manchester

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£28.90–£36.90 / 0844 847 2275

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Aladdin

Panto veterans Grant Stott, Andy Gray and Allan Stewart take to the stage to present Aladdin complete with special effects.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Sun 21 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Mon 22 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

…and 21 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Jack And The Beanstalk

Fee, Fi, Fo, Fun!!! A Family panto for Everyone! Join us for Jack’s gigantic adventures in a brand spanking new version of the pantomime classic. Jack’s just a wee laddie fae Fife on his way to the big city to seek his fortune with just his old coo for company. Little does he know what amazing adventures await. With…

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sat 20 Dec

£17 (£13; Family £12; Children £13) / 01592 583302

Mon 22 Dec

£17 (£13; Family £12; Children £13) / 01592 583302

Tue 23 Dec

£17 (£13; Family £12; Children £13) / 01592 583302

…and 11 more dates until 10 Jan 2015 back to top

Cinderella

Spillers Pantomimes present their take on the classic rags-to-riches fairy tale with song and dance routines a plenty.

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre

Sat 20 Dec

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Sun 21 Dec

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Mon 22 Dec

£11–£14.50 / 01698 403120

…and 6 more dates until 29 Dec

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

Sat 20 Dec

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

Wed 24 Dec

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

The Devil Masters

Writer Iain Finlay MacLeod’s surrealist black comedy twists the ordinary, asking what we become when we peel away the layers of class division and social decorum. Directed by award-winning Traverse artistic director Orla O’Loughlin.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£7–£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

Sun 21 Dec

£7–£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

Mon 22 Dec

£7–£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

…and 2 more dates until 24 Dec

Scottish Ballet's The Nutcracker

Peter Darrell’s magical world of The Nutcracker has been reimagined by Olivier Award winning designer Lez Brotherston, bringing a new sheen to this classical 40-year-old adaptation. Booking is essential.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 20 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Mon 22 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 23 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

…and 4 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£12.50–£35.50 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£12.50–£35.50 / 0844 871 7647

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Scouse Of The Antarctic

The Royal Court Christmas show is back and this time it's cooler than ever! A Russian and US submarine race to the North Pole to claim mineral rights. The last thing they expect to find when they get there is a scouser with a bobble hat on!

Royal Court Liverpool

Sat 20 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Mon 22 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Tue 23 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

…and 22 more dates until 17 Jan 2015 back to top

White Christmas: Players Theatre Company

  • Written by: Irving Berlin

A production of Irving Berlin's musical, telling the story of two army friends who form a successful performing duo after the war, and with love in mind, follow two sisters, also performing a double act to Vermont, intending to perform at the ski lodge owned by their former army commander. However upon their arrival it…

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 20 Dec

£15 (£14)

Dick Whittington

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

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 20 Dec

£11.40–£32.40 / 0844 871 7649

Sun 21 Dec

£11.40–£32.40 / 0844 871 7649

Mon 22 Dec

£11.40–£32.40 / 0844 871 7649

…and 11 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Moscow City Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Natalia Ryzhenko
  • Written by: Natalia Ryzhenko

Tchaikovsky's romantic tragedy about the Prince Siegfried, his love Odette, and the evil spell cast upon them by Von Rothbart and Odile. Directed by Natalia Ryzhenko and Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.

The Hawth, Crawley

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£34.50; £29.50 group of ten & more (£32.50) / 01293 553636

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£34.50; £29.50 group of ten & more (£32.50) / 01293 553636

Jersey Opera House

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

Opera House, Manchester

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

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Eric and Little Ern

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Dick Hills

A tribute to the stage and screen duo, performed by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens.

St James Theatre, London SW1E

Sat 20 Dec

£25–£56.25 / 0844 264 2140

Sun 21 Dec

£25–£56.25 / 0844 264 2140

Mon 22 Dec

£25–£56.25 / 0844 264 2140

…and 13 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Slimmer For Christmas

Festive comedy about a woman attempting to slim in order to impress and seduce her attractive male boss.

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Sat 20 Dec

£15–£22 (£13–£20) / 028 9034 0202

Sun 21 Dec

£15–£22 (£13–£20) / 028 9034 0202

Mon 22 Dec

£15–£22 (£13–£20) / 028 9034 0202

…and 12 more dates until 3 Jan 2015 back to top

White Christmas

  • Written by: Irving Berlin

Based on the heart warming 1954 Paramount film, the musical tells the story of two army buddies, Bob and Phil, who form a successful performing duo after the war. Featuring many beloved songs including 'Sisters', 'Happy Holiday' and of course 'White Christmas'.

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 20 Dec

£15 (£14)

Dick Whittington

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

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0131 447 7597

Tue 23 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0131 447 7597

Sat 27 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0131 447 7597

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 28 Dec

£24 / 01903 206206

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Jun 2015

£28–£40

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…and at 29 other places

Wicked

  • Directed by: Joe Mantello
  • Written by: Winnie Holzman

Smash-hit musical that acts as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, with L Frank Baum's characters brilliantly re-imagined as two young girls who grow up to fulfil their destinies as Glenda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Apollo Victoria Theatre, London SW1V

Sat 20 Dec

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Mon 22 Dec

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Tue 23 Dec

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

…and 271 more dates until 7 Nov 2015

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£20–£72.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£20–£72.50 / 0844 847 2325

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£22.50–£75 / 0844 847 2325

…and 25 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 20 Dec

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Mon 22 Dec

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 23 Dec

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

…and 12 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

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A Christmas Carol

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

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

£16–£20 (Students £12.50–£17; Children £9–£12) / 0141 429 0022

Sun 21 Dec

£16–£20 (Students £12.50–£17; Children £9–£12) / 0141 429 0022

Mon 22 Dec

£16–£20 (Students £12.50–£17; Children £9–£12) / 0141 429 0022

…and 6 more dates until 3 Jan 2015 back to top