Robinson Crusoe … Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 15 Dec – Sun 27 Jan

Splice the mainbrace, pull up the anchor, don’t get cast adrift and book now for our swashbuckling pantomime adventure, Robinson Crusoe & the Caribbean Pirates.

Brian Conley, one of the country’s best-loved entertainers and record-breaking Birmingham Hippodrome panto star, leads the cast alongside TV comedy star Lesley Joseph – guaranteeing Birmingham audiences comedy, mayhem, madness and a show packed with audience participation.

This year’s action-packed show promises another must-see Birmingham Hippodrome panto featuring fabulous sets, outrageous costumes and stunning special effects…along with a few surprises to shiver your timbers!

Will Blackheart the Pirate manage to steal the treasure map from our hero Robinson Crusoe? Will Robinson Crusoe manage to defeat the mighty sea monster? Come aboard and all will be revealed!

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Aladdin … The Hawth Crawley

7 Dec 2012 to 30 December 2012

A long time ago in the far off town of Crawley, just north of Peking, there lived a boy called Aladdin – join him on a magical carpet ride for another lavish Hawth pantomime.

All round TV entertainer Les Dennis (Widow Twankey) leads an all star cast featuring founding Hear’Say member, Noel Sullivan as Aladdin and Richard Greive (Neighbours, Emmerdale) as the evil Abanazar. Helen Kurup (CBBCs, I Dream) will take on the role of the beautiful princess and we welcome back by popular demand the hilarious Jon Clegg, as the loveable and cheeky Wishee Washee!

With genies by the lamp-load, comedy galore and stunning sets Aladdin will be another treasure-filled adventure and one that promises to be pure panto genie-us!

Don’t miss this gem of a show – hop on your magic carpet and get your tickets to Sussex’s favourite pantomime today!

Reviews from last year’s show -

‘A top notch panto which will appeal to everyone in the family’ West Sussex Gazette

‘A no-expense-spared extravaganza of a show…it’s absolutely dazzling’ The Argus

‘Children and adults alike were in stitches’ Surrey Mirror

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Jack and the Beanstalk … Pontefract


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Cinderella … Bradford Theatres

15 December 2012 – 03 February 2013
Alhambra Theatre

Cinderella will be brought magically to life with an abundance of comedy, striking sets and amazing costumes.

Starring Billy Pearce, Lynda Bellingham & Brendan Sheerin in another unmissable pantomime!

Tickets £10.00 – £27.00

The most traditional pantomime tale of all is presented with the sparkle, audience participation and family humour Bradford audiences have come to expect from the world’s largest pantomime producer Qdos Entertainment.

Billy Pearce returns to the Alhambra for his 14th Bradford panto. The popular Yorkshire comedian will lead the cast in the role of Buttons, with Lynda Bellingham, the renowned actress and broadcaster and much-loved, warm and quick-witted panellist on ITV’s Loose Women, who reprises her role as The Fairy Godmother following her record-breaking debut pantomime season in Birmingham last year.

Billy and Lynda are joined by Brendan Sheerin, who become a household name through the runaway success of Chanel 4’s Coach Trip, playing Baron Hardup.

The show is packed with surprises and magic, including special effects created by The Twins FX!

Book now!

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Christmas Crooners – Bradford Theatres

21 December 2012
St. George’s Hal
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Returning to the UK with a brand new Show, Christmas Crooners features many of the Christmas favourites of Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole and Ol’ blue eyes himself, Frank Sinatra

A fantastic cast of West-End Singers, backed by the superb and talented band the Jazz All-Stars, perform over 30 well known Christmas hits including Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire, Little Drummer Boy, White Christmas and many swing arrangements of Christmas hymns and songs including God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Deck the Halls and Silent Night, and many more festive favourites.

Staged in the warm and delightful style of the Andy Williams Christmas Shows, this brilliant production comes complete with stunning décor – christmas trees, a rocking chair and of course a lovely warm fireplace; just right for roasting those chestnuts, The Crooners give the audience a show full of swinging Christmas Cheer, a perfect show for the perfect season.

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Aladdin … Wyvern Theatre Swindon

Aladdin starring Keith Chegwin
8th Dec 2012 to 6th Jan 2013

The Wyvern Theatre is thrilled to present the enchanting family adventure Aladdin.
TV legend Keith Chegwin returns this Christmas, in another hilarious and spectacular pantomime.
Aladdin is a wish come true – packed with all the traditional Wyvern Theatre panto ingredients of side – splitting comedy, stunning sets, beautiful costumes and a fantastic cast.
This is a magic carpet ride you won’t want to miss!
Fly over to the Ticket Office and book your tickets today – or you will need to help of the Genie to find the best seats in the house.

The Wyvern works with Qdos Pantomimes and One From The Heart to produce a family pantomime throughout the Christmas period. Focussed on family entertainment and traditional values, Qdos Entertainment holds the accolade of being the largest producers of pantomimes in the world, the 2012 season will see a host of stars appear in the company’s 24 productions.

Please note Keith will not be appearing in the performances on 5th and 6th of January.

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Aladdin …. Orchard Theatre Dartford

8th Dec 2012 to 6th Jan 2013

Former British Soap Awards ‘Villain of the Year’, TV bad-guy Steve McFadden leads the cast of this year’s pantomime as the wicked Abanazar.

Aladdin follows the phenomenal success of last year’s pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – which had to be extended to meet public demand – and is once again staged by the world’s biggest pantomime producer, Qdos Entertainment.

Aladdin is a wish come true – packed with all the traditional Orchard Theatre panto ingredients of comedy in abundance, stunning sets, beautiful costumes, and plenty of audience participation. With amazing 3D special effects and an Aladdin’s cave full of surprises, this is a magic carpet ride you won’t want to miss!

Fly over to the Ticket Office and book your tickets today or you will need the help of a Genie to find the best seats in the house!

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Cinderella … Wyllyotts Theatre Herts

A traditional pantomime based on the classic tale!

SAT 15TH DECEMBER 2012 – SUN 6TH JANUARY 2013


Poor Cinderella is left at home by the ugly sisters and cannot go to The Ball. However, with the help of her magical Fairy Godmother, the most exciting evening of her life is about to begin.

Join her as she journeys to the Royal Palace in a crystal coach to dance with the dashing Prince Charming in this timeless tale.

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Beauty and the Beast … The Radlett Centre Hertfordshire

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Jack and the Beanstalk … The Mayflower Southampton

Sat 22 Dec 2012 – Sat 19 January 2013

Book your tickets for our spectacular family pantomime which features an all-star cast and unmissable 3D special effects.

One of the country’s most recognisable entertainers, Julian Clary, will lead the cast in the role of Spirit of the Beans. He will be joined by one of British theatre’s biggest stars, the smooth-talking TV heart-throb, Nigel Havers as Fleshcreep. Lee Mead, West End star, makes his pantomime debut in the title role of Jack. Veteran panto dame and Hi-De-Hi star Jeffrey Holland will play Dame Trot. Making a special guest star appearance is the comedian and ventriloquist Paul Zerdin, as Simple Simon, and his cheeky companion Sam. Wave 105′s Shireen Jordan returns to play the Lady in Waiting.

Jack and the Beanstalk has more comedy than you can shake a bag of magic beans at together with outrageous costumes, fabulous sets, and a huge beanstalk…with one very mean giant at the top of it. The traditional elements of family pantomime combine with outstanding visual effects, including a fantastic 3D enchanted forest and journey through to the giant’s castle.

With ticket prices to suit all pockets you won’t have to sell the family cow to enjoy spectacular pantomime at The Mayflower.

Pantomime at its best!

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