Yorkshire

Aladdin (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson
Andrew Pollard's family Christmas fantasy delivers a modern twist on a traditional tale.
Old Mother Goose (York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers
A Berwick Kaler panto can mean only one thing... Christmas has officially started in York
Bane (Harrogate Theatre)
By Ron Simpson
Joe Bone's comic trilogy inhabiting the world of pulp fiction "astonishes and amazes"
Dick Whittington (Lyceum Sheffield)
By Ruth Kilner
Sheffield Theatres' seasonal offering delivers a "roller-coaster ride of laughter and silliness"
Anything Goes (Sheffield Crucible)
By Ruth Kilner
Daniel Evans' take on the Cole Porter classic is a "raunchy, punchy and colourful delight"
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"
White Christmas (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Hannah Giles
Darren Day takes on the unenviable task of filling Bing Crosby's shoes in Nikolai Foster's version of the Irving Berlin classic
Beauty and the Beast (Theatre Royal Wakefield)
By Ron Simpson
A potentially tricky story to adapt for pantomime, Wakefield's Beauty and the Beast is full of "zest, flair and no little imagination"
Huddersfield ready for annual Contemporary Music Festival
By Ron Simpson
The UK's foremost festival of new music celebrates its 37th year with 37 world premieres