Theatre News to release West End Potted Panto, Pirates of Penzance and more

”The Last Five Years” will also get an encore stream

The Pirates of Penzance
The Pirates of Penzance
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Streaming site has revealed a plethora of productions it will be presenting to digital audiences across the winter season.

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The shows featured have been listed below for rapid consultation:

The Ceremony (13 – 20 December)

Sue Johnston, Paula Lane, Samantha Giles, Stephen Rahman-Hughes star in Catherine Tyldesley's one act comedy – billed as a work in progress.

The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas (16 December – 4 January)
Neil McDermott and Gina Beck's family-friendly piece is available to watch from today after having its live run cut short!

A Christmas Wish (17 – 20 December)

Hosted by Ben Stock and Hilary O'Neil, this is a virtual concert in aid of Acting for Others, featuring stars of the West End and beyond.

Covidella and the Masked Ball (18 December – 7 January)

The MTA graduates concoct a unique panto experience featuring original songs.

Dick Whittington (19 – 23 December)

Immersion Theatre presented this pop-up experience at Alderford Lake.

We Need a Little Christmas (20 December – 1 January)

Denise Welch and Amy Hart host this star-studded festive concert in support of Shelter and Crisis at Christmas.

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker (21 December – 1 January)

What would Christmas be without a Nutcracker? This Moscow Ballet version promises spectacle for all.

Dame Flossie's Panto at Home (21 – 31 December)

A virtual pantomime lasting a full hour, this is one to warm the familys cockles.

Potted Panto (24th December – 24th January)

The West End production had its run interrupted by the pandemic but lives on online!

Christmas with the Stars (24 – 26 December)

Join a host of West End stars and the students of MX Masterclass singing their festive favourites all in aid of Children With Cancer UK.

All Male G&S: Pirates of Penzance (28 December – 3 January)

The West End production was filmed at the Palace Theatre, London, this is a classic all-male take on Gilbert & Sullivan's much loved The Pirates of Penzance.

Untapped (10, 17, 24, and 31 January)

This is a set of four concerts celebrating musical theatre graduates from the past 10 years.

The Last Five Years (29 – 31 January, 5 – 7 and 12 – 14 February)

Jason Robert Brown's classic musical makes a comeback after being streamed earlier this ear.

Waiting for Obama (11 – 17 January)

An official selection of the New York International Fringe Festival – a chance to check something out from across the pond.

The Poltergeist (25 – 31 January, then on Demand in February).

Philip Ridley's darkly comic play returns for a new run after being taped earlier this year

Falling Stars (1-14 February)

A brand new '20s musical starring Peter Polycarpou and Sally Ann Triplett – returning for another virtual run.