Pantomimes in the North West 2019 - 2020

Big Panto Guide -  Your guide to Pantomimes in the North West  2019 - 2020

It wouldn't be Christmas without a trip to the panto, it's fun for all the family from 2 to 102! Here are all the top pantomimes around the North West including Manchester, Liverpool and Lancashire.

Mr Popper's Penguins

Waterside Arts Centre, Waterside Plaza, Sale, M33 7ZF
27th Nov 2019 to 19th Dec 2019

With original songs and performing penguin puppets, this delightful, action packed musical adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater's popular book (also made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey) is the perfect family treat!


Jack and the Beanstalk

The Plaza, Mersey Square, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK1 1SP
29th Nov 2019 to 5th Jan 2020

A larger than life sensational production for the entire family to enjoy starring the sensational TED ROBBINS alongside CHERYL FERGISON !?oh yes it does!


Sleeping Beauty

The Civic Arts Centre & Theatre, Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, BB5 3HZ
1st Dec 2019 to 8th Dec 2019

Packed with songs, slapstick, silliness, audience participation and all the fairytale magic of traditional pantomime - You will be in awe of our ferocious twelve-foot dragon finale!


The Slightly Annoying Elephant

Library Theatre, Central Library, St Peters Square, Manchester, M2 5PD
5th Dec 2019 to 29th Dec 2019

Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than Sam bargained for as he didn't realise the elephant would actually come to live with him - silly boy!


Peter Pan

Liverpool Empire, Lime Street, Liverpool, L1 1JE
6th Dec 2019 to 29th Dec 2019

Join our high-flying hero as he transports the Darlings on an adventure they will never forget, packed full of evil pirates, Lost Boys, a very hungry crocodile and the meanest man in Neverland, Captain Hook.

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Snow White

Opera House, Quay St, Manchester, M3 3HP
6th Dec 2019 to 29th Dec 2019

Starring the judge we all love to hate, Craig Revel Horwood as the ultimate Wicked Queen. With an abundance of jaw-dropping dance, side-splitting comedy, sensational special effects and plenty of festive magic.

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Miracle on 34th Street

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, 13 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BH
7th Dec 2019 to 4th Jan 2020

This new production of the classic tale is an enchanted music box gift-wrapped specially for Liverpool. It's a sparkling Christmas package sent with love, kisses - and plenty of fabulous festive magic.


Elf: A Christmas Spectacular

M&S Bank Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool L3 4FP
7th Dec 2019 to 8th Dec 2019

Starring award-winning Coronation Street actress and singer Kym Marsh as Buddy the Elf's girlfriend, Jovie, and Shaun Williamson (Barry Evans In EastEnders, Extras, Al Murray's Great British Pub Quiz) as Buddy's dad Walter Hobbs.



King George's Hall, Northgate, Blackburn, BB2 1AA
8th Dec 2019 to 31st Dec 2019

This pantomime is jam-packed with fabulous costumes, sensational songs, beautiful scenery, stunning dance routines and acrobatics which will take your breath away.

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Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen, BB3 3BU
9th Dec 2019 to 24th Dec 2019

When you wish upon a star - poor carpenter Geppetto longs for a son. His dream looks like it may come true when the Blue Fairy grants his wish and brings his puppet 'Pinocchio' to life.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ
10th Dec 2019 to 5th Jan 2020

Featuring the hit songs "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" and "Welcome Christmas", The Grinch discovers there's more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic.


Snow White

M&S Bank Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool L3 4FP
13th Dec 2019 to 24th Dec 2019

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The Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0DQ
28th Dec 2019 to 29th Dec 2019

Join Aladdin on his quest to win the heart of Princess Jasmine, whilst trying to outwit the villainous Abanazar. With a host of colourful characters, plenty of song, dance and comedy this show is suitable for children and grownups of all ages.


Grandpa's Great Escape Live

Manchester Arena, Victoria Station Approach, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1AR
1st Jan 2020

Based on the book by David Walliams. Grandpa was a World War II flying ace. But when he is sent to old folk's home Twilight Towers - run by sinister Matron Swine - it's up to Grandpa and his grandson, Jack, to plot a daring escape.

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