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The Wharf - - Shoreditch, Stratford, Hackney & Bow -

Oh yes they are... other pan­tomimes com­ing to east Lon­don this win­ter. Here are our picks:

Theatre Royal Strat­ford

East puts on a pro­duc­tion of Sleep­ing Beauty from December 1 to Jan­uary 12, with orig­i­nal songs in an­other 20th-an­niver­sary show for mu­si­cal di­rec­tor Robert Hy­man. Go to strat­fordeast.com Feel warm and fuzzy at

Hox­ton Hall’s up­roar­i­ous per­for­mance of Ra­pun­zel, which is hold­ing a Christ­mas Ap­peal in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Hack­ney Coun­cil to do­nate tick­ets to lo­cal dis­ad­van­taged fam­i­lies. Go to hox­ton­hall.co.uk Pan­tomime has al­ways played with gen­der – prin­ci­pal boys and dames are the proof – but Canada

Wa­ter Theatre’s queer, trans-pos­i­tive A Pair of Pan­tos takes it a step fur­ther. Go to canadawa­ter theatre.org.uk

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