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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

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

Tue 23 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

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

…and 8 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

Sun 21 Dec

Clyde Auditorium

£13–£26 / 0141 248 3000

Mon 22 Dec

Clyde Auditorium

£13–£26 / 0141 248 3000

Tue 23 Dec

Clyde Auditorium

£13–£26 / 0141 248 3000

…and 10 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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

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

Tue 23 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 12 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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

Sun 21 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Mon 22 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Tue 23 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

…and 20 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

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

Mon 22 Dec

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

Tue 23 Dec

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

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A Christmas Carol

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

East Riding Theatre, Beverley

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)

Tue 23 Dec

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

…and 11 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Cinderella

A traditional family pantomime with breathtaking costumes, fabulous songs and hilarious knock-about comedy.

The Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa

Tue 23 Dec

£11.50; £14 / 01926 334 418

  • 19:30 Cinderella The Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa

Sun 28 Dec

£11.50; £14 / 01926 334 418

  • 19:30 Cinderella The Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa

Mon 29 Dec

£11.50; £14 / 01926 334 418

  • 19:30 Cinderella The Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa
…and 2 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Robinson Crusoe

The Panto Company take on Defoe’s classic with Princess Moonflower, Captain Hogwash and Man Friday delivering songs and bad puns aplenty.

Regal Community Theatre, Bathgate

Sun 21 Dec

£15 (£12.50) / 01506 630085

Tue 23 Dec

£15 (£12.50) / 01506 630085

Wed 24 Dec

£15 (£12.50) / 01506 630085

…and 3 more dates until 28 Dec

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

Sun 21 Dec

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Mon 22 Dec

£11–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Tue 23 Dec

£11–£14.50 / 01698 403120

…and 5 more dates until 29 Dec

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£9.75–£44.50

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Mon 13 Jul 2015

£18.50–£32 / 0844 848 2700

Tue 14 Jul 2015

£18.50–£32 / 0844 848 2700

Wed 15 Jul 2015

£18.50–£32 / 0844 848 2700

…and 3 more dates until 18 Jul 2015

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Mon 16 Feb 2015

£14–£26.50; £12–£24; £16–£28.50 / 01872 262466

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£14–£26.50; £12–£24; £16–£28.50 / 01872 262466

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£14–£26.50; £12–£24; £16–£28.50 / 01872 262466

…and 3 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

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Exeter Corn Exchange

Sun 21 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

Mon 22 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

Tue 23 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

…and 10 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

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

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Mon 29 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

…and 9 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

Aladdin

Hull New Theatre's annual pantomime has become an unmissable family tradition and this year the adventures of Aladdin will be brought magically to life by a superb cast led by Sherrie Hewson and Keith Harris with Orville and Cuddles!

Hull New Theatre

Sun 21 Dec

£17.50–£24.50 / 01482 226655

  • 17:00 – 20:00 Aladdin Hull New Theatre

Mon 22 Dec

£17.50–£24.50 / 01482 226655

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Aladdin Hull New Theatre

Tue 23 Dec

£17.50–£24.50 / 01482 226655

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Aladdin Hull New Theatre
…and 8 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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Gary McNair: War on Christmas

Gary McNair presents an anarchic take on the Christmas spirit. Step into the shoes of an enthusiastic young Santa working one of Glasgow’s poorest grottos, as he embarks on a journey to find the true meaning of the season. Ages 18+.

The Arches, Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0141 565 1000

Mon 22 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0141 565 1000

Tue 23 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0141 565 1000

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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

Mon 22 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Tue 23 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Wed 24 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

…and 21 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

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 28 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

Mon 22 Dec

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Tue 23 Dec

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Fri 26 Dec

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

…and 270 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

Mon 22 Dec

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 23 Dec

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Fri 26 Dec

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

…and 11 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

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Christmas With The Rat Pack

Beat the winter blues with seasonal classics including 'Baby It's Cold Outside', 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer', 'Let It Snow' and many more.

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£22.50 / 01642 552663

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£20.50–£22.50 / 01792 475715

The Hippodrome Casino, London WC2H

Tue 30 Dec

£20–£40; £25–£45 / 0844 248 5144

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£20–£40; £25–£45 / 0844 248 5144

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£20–£40; £25–£45 / 0844 248 5144

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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

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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

Sun 21 Dec

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

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

Mon 22 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 23 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 27 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

…and 3 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

Treasure Island

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

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

£17.50–£22.50 / 0141 332 1846

Mon 22 Dec

£17.50–£22.50 / 0141 332 1846

Tue 23 Dec

£17.50–£22.50 / 0141 332 1846

…and 22 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

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

Sun 21 Dec

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

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

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