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: 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