Your festive guide to a dame good night out
London’s most opulent panto sees Dawn French make her debut as the Wicked Queen, with Julian Clary providing ample innuendo as her “man in the mirror”.
London Palladium, W1
(020 7087 7747), Dec 8-Jan 13 Piers Torday’s adaptation of the John Masefield classic about a magic box, and the battle to possess it, returns. With design by the Olivier-winning Tom Piper. Wilton’s Music Hall, London E1 (020 7702 2789), Dec 1-Jan 6