With an all-star cast, lots of laughs and plenty of magic, Cinderella at the New Wimbledon Theatre is a show not to be missed.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the London Palladium’s 2019 festive offering.
As always, Chickenshed’s Christmas show Snow White is a festive treat that’s guaranteed to warm your heart and send you home feeling a little bit better about the world. Who can say no to that?
Final casting has been announced for the 2019 London Palladium Pantomime, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, which runs for a limited five-week season from 7 December 2019 to 12 January 2020.
“The only thing you need to improve is your trust that you are fabulous!” That’s the message at the heart of Mama G’s Story Time Roadshow, the one-Dame show that comes to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 21 to 26 May 2019. Read what performer Robert Pearce told us about creating the character and spreading her important message, then book your tickets!
Boas, beehives, blusher and… glove puppets. Discover the world of Mama G’s Story Time Roadshow with these fantastic production images, the book your tickets for this celebration of being who you want to be.
If daily life has you hankering for a touch of sequins, a ruffled feather boa and a lot of sparkly, judgement-free love, check out this trailer for Mama G’s Story Time Roadshow, then book your tickets to see Mama G in person.
Mama G, the fabulous panto alter ego of actor Robert Pearce, will spread her message of love and acceptance of all at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre this spring, when she brings her own show, Mama G’s Story Time Roadshow to London in May. Book your tickets now!
Jack & The Beanstalk is back is in all its traditional glory in this truly spectacular show that remains as magical as Jack’s famous beans.
It may be a time of change at the Everyman, but if there’s one thing we can rely on it’s all the fun of the rock ‘n’ roll panto in The Snow Queen.
Dick Whittington & His Cat shows that the age-old tradition of pantomime is not only alive in Oxford but it’s revitalised, re-energised, refreshing and stands a good chance of attracting new audiences into the theatre.
Choreographer and director Craig Revel Horwood speaks to LLLC about starring in pantomimes and Christmas traditions.
Our pantomime season has kicked off late this year. However, the first of the festive treats that we’ve been able to attend has surely set the bar high, as a five-star extravaganza and perfect family pantomime – Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs at Malvern Theatres is not to be missed.
The promise “Everything you could wish for in a panto” I would say underplays what we actually got. Aladdin at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford was so much more.
Panto season is upon us once again, and this year at the New Wimbledon Theatre, we are transported to Old Peking in Aladdin.
Snow White, the latest pantomime at the London Palladium, stars Dawn French and Julian Clary. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…
Cinderella is a festive treat for all the family that of course, uses panto tropes but doesn’t make them overbearing and instead brings a lighthearted show to life with ease, fun and energy.
The great thing about the proud tradition of Oxford Playhouse panto is that while cannily aware of the audience’s likely cultural uplift, it has no fear of getting down and dirty with the rackety, popular and downright silly, and a firm grip on local in-jokes.
This year, for the first time in decades, I decided that I’d choose my own Christmas shows and arrange to review them rather than waiting for editors to impose them on me. And I’m having a lovely December so far.
Writer/director Susie McKenna delivers her 20th festive production – Aladdin – with a show that captures the diversity of her London patch, yet cleverly avoids cultural appropriation and all the while managing to maintain the joyous irreverence that makes pantomime such a glorious British Christmas tradition.