It’s behind you... ive other great pantos to see this year
DICK WHITTINGTON LONDON PALLADIUM
Dec 9-Jan 14 Panto great Julian Clary returns as the Spirit of the Bells, while Elaine Paige plays Queen Rat. Nigel Havers, Gary Wilmot and Diversity also appear.
PETER PAN THE MARLOWE THEATRE, CANTERBURY
Nov 24-Jan 14 Shaun Williamson ( EastEnders), Wendi Peters ( Coronation Street), and children’s favourites Gemma Hunt (CBeebies’ Swashbuckle), David Ribi (C5’s Milkshake) and Samantha Dorrance (CBeebies) star in the tale of the boy who never grew up.
DICK WHITTINGTON MANCHESTER OPERA HOUSE
Dec 9-Jan 7 Torchwood star John Barrowman returns as Dick Whittington, working with The Krankies to lead this cast on their journey to London.
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS MAYFLOWER THEATRE, SOUTHAMPTON
Dec 15-Jan 7 Craig Revel Horwood – fresh from his star role in Annie – will play the Wicked Queen flanked by slapstick veterans The Chuckle Brothers. ( Britain’s Got Talent finalists Flawless also star).
CINDERELLA BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME
Dec 19-Jan 28 This impressive line-up includes Beverley Knight – making her pantomime debut as the Fairy Godmother – Danny Mac as the Prince and Suzanne Shaw (left) as Cinders.