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10 best UK Christmas Pantomimes 2022

Published: 8th November 2022

Christmas 2022 Pantomimes by coach

With Christmas coming ever closer, the festive season is a great time to get together for a coach trip to the theatre for a pantomime. We’ve put together a guide of 10 of the best UK Christmas Pantomimes for 2022 to help you decide which is the one for you.

Jack and the Beanstalk - London Palladium (London)

The capital is always an amazing place to be over Christmas, so don’t miss out on all the excitement with this excellent panto performance of Jack and the Beanstalk.

With comedy legends, Dawn French and Julian Clary joined by popstar, Alexandra Burke, this all-star cast is sure to leave you with a fun festive feeling.

Dates: 10 December 2022 – 15 January 2023
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Snow White & the Scouse Queen - Hope Street Theatre (Liverpool)

A uniquely liverpudlian show for all the family, Snow White & the Scouse Queen tells the tale of Snow White and Will Grimm’s escape from the Wicked Scouse Queen.

Featuring great music, plenty of comedy and a story full of twists and turns, this panto is a certified crowd pleaser.

Dates: 8 December 2022 – 9 December 2022
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Cinderella - Bristol Hippodrome (Bristol)

Take the coach to Bristol this festive season with low fares and plenty to see and do. Don’t miss Cinderella live at the Hippodrome with an all-star cast, headlined by Strictly’s Craig Revel Horwood as the Wicked Stepmother!

See the classic story of Cinderella come to life on stage with plenty of comedy, audience participation, wild costumes and more!

Dates: 4 December 2022 - 31 December 2022
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Dick Whittington - Birmingham Hippodrome (Birmingham)

Take a trip to the second city this Christmas as the Hippodrome becomes home to Dick Whittington!

Featuring a top cast of celebs and panto legends and a story brimming with laughter and action, this classic production is sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Dates: 17 December 2022 - 29 January 2023
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - King’s Theatre (Edinburgh)

Head to the scottish capital by coach for a fun-filled family outing this Christmas. Edinburgh has plenty to offer, including this fantastic production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the recently redeveloped King’s Theatre.

This panto is already getting rave reviews so be sure not to miss out and book your tickets today.

Dates: 17 December 2022 - 22 January 2023
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears - Southampton Mayflower (Southampton)

Catch the coach to Southampton for a festive party at the Mayflower as Crossroads Pantomimes presents Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Starring TV legend, Jason Donovan as the Evil Ringmaster, intent on stealing Goldilocks’ (Faye Brookes) three bears and putting her circus into ruin, this show is one filled with big names and plenty of dramatic flair.

Dates: 10 December 2022 - 31 December 2022
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The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan - Manchester Opera House (Manchester)

Manchester’s own Jason Manford headlines this amazing production of Peter Pan, developed by the world's biggest pantomime producer, Crossroads Pantomimes.

The show promises plenty of audience participation, dazzling special effects, rib-tickling comedy and much more!

Dates: 10 December 2022 - 31 December 2022
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - New Theatre (Cardiff)

Heading to Cardiff rather than Edinburgh? No problem, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is playing at the New Theatre too!

Catch a superstar cast including Steps’ Ian ‘H’ Watkins, Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas and many more.

Dates: 10 December 2022 - 8 January 2023
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Jack and the Beanstalk - The Alhambra Theatre (Bradford)

Visit Bradford this Christmas by coach and catch Jack and the Beanstalk on stage at the Alhambra Theatre.

With a great cast, including local entertainment legend Billy Pearce, it’s sure to be a fantastic hit with all the family.

Dates: 10 December 2022 - 22 January 2022
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Theatre Royal (Nottingham)

And finally, why not visit Nottingham this Christmas and enjoy the Theatre Royal production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs?

Featuring comedy great, Joe Pasquale, as well as Steps and West End icon Faye Tozer, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better way to end your year in the home of Robin Hood.

Dates: 3 December 2022 - 8 January 2022
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