Dick Whittington

Top 10 theatre openings this week: 30 November - 6 December
Sheridan Smith, John Heffernan and Natasha McElhone are among the big names featured in this week's UK theatre openings
Michael Coveney: Let's celebrate panto
Christmas is fast approaching so our critic Michael Coveney gets into the festive spirit
A star-studded Christmas: celebrities in panto
From Blue's Simon Webbe to Dallas queen Priscilla Presley, here's which celebrities are donning pantomime frocks and where this Christmas
Wilton's Music Hall reopens with Sting adaptation
By Editorial Staff
The first season in the refurbished venue also features a pantomime written by Roy Hudd
Guest Blog: The recipe for a perfect pantomime
By Emily Wood
'An unshaven, belching, legs akimbo hobnail boot-wearing bloke in a dress is what we're looking for'
Dick Whittington (Lyceum Sheffield)
By Ruth Kilner
Sheffield Theatres' seasonal offering delivers a "roller-coaster ride of laughter and silliness"
Dick Whittington (Bristol Hippodrome)
A powerhouse double act at its centre doesn't always hide the underpowered performances in other roles at Bristol Hippodrome's 'Dick Whittington.''
Dick Whittington: The Rock'n'Roll Panto (City Varieties Music Hall)
By Ron Simpson
The unique blend of seasonal story and classic pop tunes returns to Leeds this Christmas
Michael Coveney: Petherbridge revives his vaudeville Lear, more Bard news from the RSC
My Perfect Mind returns to the Young Vic, while there are some strange things on the horizon in Stratford
Eric Potts On... Dick Whittington
Eric Potts is the script writer and creative associate for First Family Entertainment and he stars as Sarah the Cook in Dick Whittington in Manchester, alongside Ashleigh and Pudsey and Jodie Prenger. Here, we chat about his love of the panto.