‘'Peter Pan'' is not the most suitable of stories for adaptation into pantomime. Certainly it has a hero, a heroine, and a Grade A baddie, but its wistful evocation of childhood and the boy who never wants to grow up blends uneasily with the requirements of traditional Christmas fare.
The pantomime season continues with the annual offering from. This year's production at the Windsor Theatre Royal is the age-old family favourite: "Aladdin"
Guests including Rufus Hound, Jasmin Walia and Gok Wan attended the opening of Aladdin at the New Wimbledon Theatre this week. The starry panto, which features Jo Brand and Matthew Kelly, runs until 12 January.
In a crowded Christmas panto market, Theatre Royal Wakefield's offering delivers "all you want from a pantomime".