With the festive season all most upon us, me and my family love nothing more than a trip to see a panto or a Christmas show!
There is plenty to chose from in Greater Manchester! Just be aware that tickets are selling fast.
Cinderella OLDHAM COLISEUM
Oldham Coliseum Theatre is famous for its excellent annual traditional pantomime and Cinderella is one of the nation’s favourites, with all the ingredients you need for a magical experience. Check out our review now, definitely no to be missed!
10 November 2018 – 12 January 2019 Book Now.
Cinderella MANCHESTER OPERA HOUSE
This must-see, magical family pantomime stars Coronation Street’s Connor McIntyre (Pat Phelan) and TV presenter, comedian and actor Les Dennis as the Ugly Sisters, alongside popstar turned theatre star Gareth Gates as Prince Charming.
8 December 2018 – 30 December 2018 Book Now
Hansel and Gretal OLDHAM LIBRARY
Oldham Theatre Workshop’s professional company are back with one of the world’s best loved fairy tales.
15 December 2018 29 December 2018 Book Now
Twas The Night Before Christmas OLDHAM LIBRARY
Front Room Productions present ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas a joyous alternative to pantomime; with music, poetry and a whole lot of fun festive fun for all the family.
24 November 2018 Book Now
Dr Dolittle THE LOWRY THEATRE
This exciting musical adventure is brought to you from the producers of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Addams Family and promises stunning visual puppetry, all your favourite songs and fun for all the family.
11 Decemeber 2018 – 5 January 2019 Book Now
Stick Man THE LOWRY THEATRE
Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is back at The Lowry!
This award-winning production, from the teams behind Tiddler and other Terrific Tales and The Scarecrows’ Wedding, features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves.
1 December 2018 – 6 January 2019 Book Now
Sleeping Beauty STOCKPORT PLAZA
Magically awaken your dreams over the festive season at The Plaza with the North West’s Premier Family Pantomime SLEEPING BEAUTY. Starring the sensational TED ROBBINS and CLAIRE KING who both make a welcome return to the Plaza.
30 November 2018 – 6 January 2019 Book Now
Snow White BOLTON ALBERT HALLS
Come along and find out what else happens and join in this festive family favourite this December, there will be lots of laughs and thrills along the way for all ages!
1 December 2018 – 30 December 2018 Book Now
Sleeping Beauty ROCHDALE GRACIE FIELDS THEATRE
Anton Benson Productions return for their third Gracie Fields Theatre Christmas pantomime season, with another all singing, all dancing laugh out loud script. Starring The Chase’s JENNY ‘The Vixen’ Ryan, Benidorm’s HANNAH HOBLEY and back by popular demand, Rochdale’s favourite comic and dame BEN SHERLOCK and NATHAN SMITH plus further star casting to be announced!
22 December 2018 – 31 December 2018 Book Now
Aladdin MIDDLETON ARENA
Shone Production Ltd in association with Middleton Arena hope you can join us this year for our biggest, brightest, most magical Pantomime yet, Aladdin!
Watch our hero Aladdin, along with his mother Widow Twankey and his brother Wishee Washee, battle against the evil Abanazar and his plan to be master of the world!
3 December 2018 – 30 December 2018 Book Now
Father Christmas SALE WATERSIDE
Step inside the bloomin’ brilliant world of Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas this winter at Waterside. Children of all ages will delight in Briggs’ grumpy but loveable Father Christmas as he gets ready for his busiest day of the year: Christmas Eve. Watch as he prepares his Christmas deliveries, feeds his reindeer and finally takes flight into the snowy night. But things don’t run smoothly and he soon encounters soot-covered chimneys to squeeze through and treacherous weather conditions, all while plenty of mischief is had by his cheeky pets, Cat and Dog.
4 December 2018 – 31 December 2018 Book Now