Stars announced amid panto wars in the Northeast
By John Dixon · 20 May 2014

So you thought panto season was behind us? Oh no it isn't!

Rapunzel (Basildon)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 5 Jan 2014

Some pantomime titles seem evergreen – they bloom afresh year after year. Others seem to have their own season. Rapunzel, an example of these rare specimens, is newly fashionable – in Bury St Edmunds last year and in Basildon this Christmas.

Cinderella (Stevenage)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 5 Jan 2014

It's billed as the best-loved pantomime of them all. Cinderella at the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage reinforces the slogan

Jack and the Beanstalk breaks panto records in Newcastle
By John Dixon · 5 Jan 2014

Sales for Newcastle Theatre Royal's seasonal offering top £1 million

Sleeping Beauty (Park Theatre)
By Sarah Marsh · 3 Jan 2014

The Park Theatre's first annual panto, running until 19 January, is an "enjoyable piece of surreal theatrical lunacy"

Aladdin (Bishop's Stortford)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 29 Dec 2013

It's sometimes surprising to see what can be done with a small stage but a great deal of ingenuity. This year's Aladdin at the Rhodes Centre in Bishop's Stortford has once more pulled the rabbit out of the hat – or should that be the lamp out of the cave?

Jack and the Beanstalk (Great Yarmouth)
By Wilf Arasaratnam · 29 Dec 2013

Recently, Great Yarmouth has been going through a process of cultural regeneration and a key part of this is the reopening of the St Georges Theatre.

Cinderella (Lowestoft)
By Wilf Arasaratnam · 29 Dec 2013

For the third year running, Paul Holman Associates and the Marina Theatre produce a commercial and lavish pantomime that provides a Christmas treat for the audiences of Lowestoft

Peter Pan (Richmond)
By Laura Norman · 29 Dec 2013

Richmond Theatre's panto this year, the tale of the boy who never grows up, stars the Fonz Henry Winkler as Captain Hook

Robin Hood (Plymouth)
By Karen Bussell · 25 Dec 2013

Plymouth's Robin Hood at the Theatre Royal is great fun, slick, funny and all-inclusive