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Christmas Pantos - Nov 2018 & Jan 2019

Author: Kate Towerzey Published: 27th November 2018 14:14
Please find listed below panto productions in the local area.  Why not take your family on a memorable festive treat before or after Christmas this year: 

Puss in Boots
The Mill Arts & Events Centre, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, Essex
29th November 2018 to 1st December 2018

Jack the miller's son longs for Princess Alice but evil Lord Roger has other plans. Luckily, Jack's pet cat Puss reveals himself to be a talking, walking, talented and witty kitty! Rods family panto fun.  

 Tickets £12.00.  Contact www.rods.org.uk

Jack and the Beanstalk
Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, CO1 1PT.
24th November 2018 to 20th January 2019

Starring panto favourites Antony Stuart-Hicks, Dale Superville and Carli Norris and packed full of music and dancing, Jack and the Beanstalk promises to be a glittering Christmas treat for the whole family to enjoy!

 Tickets £12.00 - £24.50.  Contact 01206 573948.  Website www.mercurytheatre.co.uk

Jack and the Beanstalk
Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch RM11 1QT
28th November 2018 to 6th January 2019

This actor musician version of the popular panto tale is peppered with pop hits from across the decades, bundles of audience participation and hilarious slapstick. So grab your tickets today for some joyously festive family fun.

 Tickets £12.50 - £29.00.  Contact 01708 443333.  Website www.queens-theatre.co.uk

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Towngate Theatre, St Martins Square, Basildon, SS14 1DW
28th November 2018 to 5th January 2019

Basildon favourites SIMON FIELDING returns in this much loved panto tale.

 Tickets from £11.00.  Contact 01268 205300.  Website www.towngate.co.uk

Chelmsford Civic Theatre, Fairfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JG
30th November 2018 to 6th January 2019

Meet the awful and elaborately dressed Ugly Sisters, Cinderella?s wicked Stepmother, Buttons, the Fairy Godmother, the dashing and handsome Prince Charming and of course, beautiful Cinderella herself.

 Tickets from £20.00.  Contact 01245 606505.  Website www.chelmsford.gov.uk

Thameside Theatre, Orsett Road, Grays, Essex RM17 5DX
30th November 2018 to 6th January 2019

Have the adventure of a lifetime this Christmas with spectacular scenery, dazzling costumes, spellbinding special effects and lots of audience participation this is a show guaranteed to entertain the whole family. 

Tickets from £16.00.  Website www.thurrock.gov.uk

Harlow Playhouse, Playhouse Square, Harlow, Essex CM20 1LS
30th November 2018 to 6th January 2019

Featuring our exciting blend of live music, quality professional performers, stunning sets, lavish costumes and jaw dropping effects, The Harlow Playhouse is the home of family pantomime in Essex this Christmas.

 Tickets from £15.00.  Contact 01279 431945.  Website www.harlowplayhouse.co.uk

A Christmas Wish
St Andrew's Church Hall, Church Road, Shoeburyness, SS3 9EU
30th November 2018 to 2nd December 2018

Sarah's Xmas wish is for her little brother to disappear. But when he does she wants him back. Will wicked Jack Frost use him to ruin Xmas? Or can Santa and his dancing reindeer help Sarah to rescue him? A heart warming family pantomime.

 Tickets from £8.50.  Website www.starlightproductions.co.uk

Legends of King Arthur
Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road Brentwood Essex CM15 8AG
4th December 2018 to 30th Dec 2018 

This magical show retells the legends of the Sword in the Stone & Arthur with his Knights of the Round Table. Along the way, Arthur falls in love with the beautiful Guinevere as he battles the evil Morgana and a fiery dragon!

 Tickets £15.00.  Contact 01277 200305.  Website www.brentwood-theatre.co.uk

A Christmas Carol
The Victoria Hall Theatre, Bury Road, Old, Harlow CM17 0ED
7th December 2018 to 23rd December 2018

A family-friendly production of the most heartwarming Christmas story you will see in the theatre.

 Tickets from £12.00.  Contact 01277 200305.  Website www.victoriahalltheatre.co.uk

Zinc Arts, Great Stony, High St, Chipping Ongar CM5 0AD
7th December 2018 to 30th December 2018

In the heart of Ongarbah there lived a young man named Aladdin. He never imagined that finding an old lamp could bring such an adventure to his life. Given 3 wishes from the Genie, what could go wrong? Find out in this years Panto!

Tickets from £16.50.  Contact 0333 666 3366.  Website www.zincarts.org.uk

Peter Pan
Princes Theatre, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
8th December 2018 to 1st January 2019

Fly away this Christmas as we take you on a spectacular journey of wonder and excitement into the magical world of Neverland, with stunning special effects, spectacular scenery, some truly amazing flying and a good helping of fairy dust!

Tickets from £14.00.  Contact 01255 686633. Website www.princestheatre.co.uk

A Christmas Carol The Musical
Brookside Theatre, Romford War Memorial, 21a Eastern Road, Romford Essex RM1 3NH
12th December 2018 to 22nd December 2018

Rediscover the true joy of Christmas 'spirit' as the Brookside Theatre take you on an unforgettable and magical journey with this exciting musical adaptation of one of Charles Dickens' best-loved tales.

Tickets £18.00.  Contact 01708 755775.  Website www.brooksidetheatre.com 

Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA
14th December 2018 to 5th January 2019

Starring Ashley Banjo and Diversity in this much loved tale from the Arabian Nights. Ian Royce will play Wishee Washee and David Phipps Davis will play Widow Twankee

Tickets £16.50 - £38.50.  Contact 01702 351135.  Website www.southendtheatres.org.uk 

Kenneth More Theatre, Oakfield Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 1BT
15th December 2018 to 19th January 2019

This sparkling production contains all our usual Pantomime ingredients; spectacular scenery, magical effects, dazzling costumes, and plenty of songs, laughter and adventure!

 Tickets £10.00 - £17.00.  Contact 020 8553 4466.  Website www.kmtheatre.co.uk.

Dick Whittington & His Cat
Witham Public Hall, Witham, Essex CM8 2DY
20th December 2018 to 28th December 2018

Traditional Panto fun for the whole family with The Essex Group?s ninth Witham Pantomime, Dick Whittington & His Cat. Dick has spent most of his years at sea but has decided to step back on land in order to make his way to London to make his fortune.

Tickets £13.00 - £15.00.  Contact 01376 567677.  Website www.withampublichall.co.uk

Dick Whittington
Palace Theatre, Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA
11th January 2019 to 13th January 2019

With support from his flamboyant cat Chris, Dick Whittington is on his way to London to seek a fortune. They find work with Alderman Fitzwarren, where Dick falls in love with the Alderman?s daughter Alice.

Tickets from £15.50.  Contact 01702 351135.  Website www.southendtheatres.org.uk

Puss in Boots
St. Georges Hall, Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill, Ilford, ESSEX
18th January 2019 to 26th January 2019

What do you get if you take a smarter than average cat, a plucky hero, a madcap dame, and a mischievous baddie that you love to hate? A fantastic traditional pantomime that's crammed full of fun!

Tickets £7.00.  Contact 07960 676180.  Website www.dragontheatrecompany.com

Dick Whittington
Lopping Hall, 189 High Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 4LF
25th January 2019 to 27th January 2019

UpStage Theatre Company present the Hilarious Family Pantomime Adventure DICK WHITTINGTON written by Joshua & Lewis Clarke. This production is presented by arrangement with Smith Scripts 

Tickets £6.00 - £9.00.  Contact 0203 086 8186.  Website www.rbf.org.uk

Dick Whittington
The Spotlight Theatre, High Street, Hoddesdon, Herts EN11 8BE
14th December 2018 to 31st December 2018 

Starring kid's TV legend Dave Benson Phillips Packed full of fabulous tunes, stunning dancing, fabulous costumes plus lots of festive sparkle and chances to join in, this is going to be one Christmas panto not to miss

 Tickets £15.00 - £22.50.  Contact 01992 441946.  Website www.broxbourne.gov.uk

Spotlight Theatre, High Street, Hoddesdon EN11 8BE
9th January 2019 to 13th January 2019

Cinderella shall go to the ball with the help of Buttons and our Fairy Godmother, despite the tricks of her Ugly Sisters and wicked Stepmother ... meeting Prince Charming, Dandini and a huge cast of supporting characters.

Tickets £12.00 - £16.50.  Contact 01992 441946.  Website www.broxbournetheatrecompany.co.uk 

Puss in BootsPuss in Boots
Waltham Abbey Town Hall, Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey EN9 1DE
26th, 27th & 28th January 2019

Becket Drama are keeping to their tradition of giving Waltham Abbey a highly enjoyable Pantomime each winter. This year it's "Puss in Boots", and the evening perfomances start at 7.30pm, and there is a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm.

Tickets £8.  Contact 01992 716112, or from the Tourist Information Centre on 01992 652295. Special offer - Buy 5 tickets and get one free!







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