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

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

Cinderella (Harrogate Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

A classic pantomime story and the return of some familiar faces ensure Harrogate's seasonal offering is "doubly traditional"