Jack and the Beanstalk (Theatre Royal Plymouth)
By Karen Bussell

Thank goodness for Bobby Davro

Aladdin (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

Andrew Pollard's family Christmas fantasy delivers a modern twist on a traditional tale.

Aladdin (Dancehouse, Manchester)
By Kristy Stott

The Dancehouse Theatre's family pantomime returns

Cinderella (Mayflower)
By David Jobson

Brian Conley is the heart and soul of this Mayflower show.

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'

Old Mother Goose (York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers

A Berwick Kaler panto can mean only one thing... Christmas has officially started in York

Dick Whittington (Lyceum Sheffield)
By Ruth Kilner

Sheffield Theatres' seasonal offering delivers a "roller-coaster ride of laughter and silliness"

Aladdin (Cast in Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson

Striving to establish their own traditions, Cast's second pantomime represents a "real step forward"

11 gifts every theatregoer would love for Christmas

It's not easy deciding what to get your loved ones for Christmas, so we list 11 presents that are ideal for that special someone in your life who loves the theatre

Beauty and the Beast (Theatre Royal, Stratford East)

Dawn Reid's take on this classic story is one to watch this Christmastime, oh yes it is