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Top 5 pantomimes to see in London this Christmas
- Tamara McWilliam
- 21 November 2022
Check out some of the best pantomimes hitting stages in London this winter
Pantomimes not really part of your Christmas traditions? What's that I hear you say? 'Oh yes they are'? Well, if you're in London over the festive season, there's a whole host of pantomime productions based on all your favourite original stories as well as some that you might not have seen before.
We've put together a list of the top 5 pantomimes you should check out if you're in the capital this winter, so read on to find out how to get your hands on tickets.
Taking the Duke Of York's Theatre by storm this winter is an all-star production of the 120-year-old story of Mother Goose. From Thursday 15 December to Sunday 29 January, six-time Olivier Award winner Ian McKellan and British Comedy Award-winning star John Bishop will perform as Mother Goose and Vic in the classic rags to riches story.
Mother Goose 2022 and 2023 dates:
Thursday 15 December - Sunday 29 January – Duke Of York's Theatre, London
Book tickets for Mother Goose now.
Goldilocks And The Three Bears
The One Show's Matt Baker and pantomime dame legend Nigel Ellacott will hit the stage as Joey The Clown and Betty Barnum this December in this production of a pantomime classic, Goldilocks And The Three Bears. The Richmond Theatre will be transformed into a spectacular circus with all hilarious and interactive features for the whole family such as boos and hisses, singalongs, special effects and more.
Goldilocks And The Three Bears 2022 dates:
Saturday 3 December - Saturday 31 December – Richmond Theatre, London
Book tickets for Goldilocks And The Three Bears now.
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
With a stellar cast that includes multi-award winner Ruthie Henshall, X Factor star Brenda Edwards, musical theatre icon Lee Mead, TV and panto legend Matthew Kelly, comedy favourites Dick & Dom and more, this production of Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs is a must-see.
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs 2022 dates:
Saturday 3 December - Saturday 31 December – New Wimbledon Theatre, London
Book tickets for Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs now.
Jack And The Beanstalk
Fee-fi-fo-fumming its way to the London Palladium this December is an epic production of Jack and The Beanstalk that stars comedy icon Dawn French and X Factor winner Alexandra Burke. With laughs, special effects and music, join Jack on his quest to save the beautiful princess from the evil giant.
Jack And The Beanstalk 2022 dates:
Saturday 10 December - Tuesday 3 January– Richmond Theatre, London
Book tickets for Jack and The Beanstalk now.
Hitting the Apollo Theatre from Saturday 17 December to Sunday 8 January is the Olivier Award-nominated production Potted Panto. From Aladdin to Cinderella, this hit 70-minute show takes audiences on a journey throughout seven pantomime classics. Providing hilarious entertainment for the whole family, this show puts a unique spin on your usual panto trip.
Potted Panto 2022 and 2023 dates:
Saturday 17 December - Sunday 8 January – Apollo Theatre, London