Pantomimes in Essex 2018 - 2019

Big Panto Guide -  Your guide to Pantomimes in Essex  2018 - 2019

Camelot the Panto

Ingatestone & Fryerning Community Centre, 7 High Street, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9ED
23rd Nov 2018 to 25th Nov 2018

Award winning youth theatre group Young Expressions brings Camelot the Panto to Ingatestone. This is a panto to be enjoyed by all ages with lots of laughs, wonderful songs and plenty of magic. Go to expressions.


Jack and the Beanstalk

Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, CO1 1PT.
24th Nov 2018 to 20th Jan 2019

Starring panto favourites Antony Stuart-Hicks, Dale Superville and Carli Norris and packed full of music and dancing, Jack and the Beanstalk promises to be a glittering Christmas treat for the whole family to enjoy!


Jack and the Beanstalk

Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch RM11 1QT
28th Nov 2018 to 6th Jan 2019

This actor musician version of the popular panto tale is peppered with pop hits from across the decades, bundles of audience participation and hilarious slapstick. So grab your tickets today for some joyously festive family fun.


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Towngate Theatre, St Martins Square, Basildon, SS14 1DW
28th Nov 2018 to 5th Jan 2019

Basildon favourites SIMON FIELDING returns in this much loved panto tale.


Puss in Boots

The Mill Arts & Events Centre, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, Essex
29th Nov 2018 to 1st Dec 2018

Jack the miller's son longs for Princess Alice but evil Lord Roger has other plans. Luckily, Jack's pet cat Puss reveals himself to be a talking, walking, talented and witty kitty! Rods family panto fun. Go to



Chelmsford Civic Theatre, Fairfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JG
30th Nov 2018 to 6th Jan 2019

Meet the awful and elaborately dressed Ugly Sisters, Cinderella?s wicked Stepmother, Buttons, the Fairy Godmother, the dashing and handsome Prince Charming and of course, beautiful Cinderella herself.


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Thameside Theatre, Orsett Road, Grays, Essex RM17 5DX
30th Nov 2018 to 6th Jan 2019

Have the adventure of a lifetime this Christmas with spectacular scenery, dazzling costumes, spellbinding special effects and lots of audience participation this is a show guaranteed to entertain the whole family.



Harlow Playhouse, Playhouse Square, Harlow, Essex CM20 1LS
30th Nov 2018 to 6th Jan 2019

Featuring our exciting blend of live music, quality professional performers, stunning sets, lavish costumes and jaw dropping effects, The Harlow Playhouse is the home of family pantomime in Essex this Christmas.


A Christmas Wish

St Andrew's Church Hall, Church Road, Shoeburyness, SS3 9EU
30th Nov 2018 to 2nd Dec 2018

Sarah's Xmas wish is for her little brother to disappear. But when he does she wants him back. Will wicked Jack Frost use him to ruin Xmas? Or can Santa and his dancing reindeer help Sarah to rescue him? A heart warming family pantomime.


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Legends of King Arthur

Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road Brentwood Essex CM15 8AG
4th Dec 2018 to 30th Dec 2018

This magical show retells the legends of the Sword in the Stone & Arthur with his Knights of the Round Table. Along the way, Arthur falls in love with the beautiful Guinevere as he battles the evil Morgana and a fiery dragon!


A Christmas Carol

The Victoria Hall Theatre, Bury Road, Old, Harlow CM17 0ED
7th Dec 2018 to 23rd Dec 2018

A family-friendly production of the most heartwarming Christmas story you will see in the theatre.



Zinc Arts, Great Stony, High St, Chipping Ongar CM5 0AD
7th Dec 2018 to 30th Dec 2018

In the heart of Ongarbah there lived a young man named Aladdin. He never imagined that finding an old lamp could bring such an adventure to his life. Given 3 wishes from the Genie, what could go wrong? Find out in this years Panto!


Peter Pan

Princes Theatre, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
8th Dec 2018 to 1st Jan 2019

Fly away this Christmas as we take you on a spectacular journey of wonder and excitement into the magical world of Neverland, with stunning special effects, spectacular scenery, some truly amazing flying and a good helping of fairy dust!


A Christmas Carol The Musical

Brookside Theatre, Romford War Memorial, 21a Eastern Road, Romford Essex RM1 3NH
12th Dec 2018 to 22nd Dec 2018

Rediscover the true joy of Christmas 'spirit' as the Brookside Theatre take you on an unforgettable and magical journey with this exciting musical adaptation of one of Charles Dickens' best-loved tales.



Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA
14th Dec 2018 to 5th Jan 2019

Starring Ashley Banjo and Diversity in this much loved tale from the Arabian Nights. Ian Royce will play Wishee Washee and David Phipps Davis will play Widow Twankee



Kenneth More Theatre, Oakfield Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 1BT
15th Dec 2018 to 19th Jan 2019

This sparkling production contains all our usual Pantomime ingredients; spectacular scenery, magical effects, dazzling costumes, and plenty of songs, laughter and adventure!


Dick Whittington & His Cat

Witham Public Hall, Witham, Essex CM8 2DY
20th Dec 2018 to 28th Dec 2018

Traditional Panto fun for the whole family with The Essex Group?s ninth Witham Pantomime, Dick Whittington & His Cat. Dick has spent most of his years at sea but has decided to step back on land in order to make his way to London to make his fortune.


Dick Whittington

Palace Theatre, Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA
11th Jan 2019 to 13th Jan 2019

With support from his flamboyant cat Chris, Dick Whittington is on his way to London to seek a fortune. They find work with Alderman Fitzwarren, where Dick falls in love with the Alderman?s daughter Alice.


Dick Whittington

Lopping Hall, 189 High Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 4LF
25th Jan 2019 to 27th Jan 2019

UpStage Theatre Company present the Hilarious Family Pantomime Adventure DICK WHITTINGTON written by Joshua & Lewis Clarke. This production is presented by arrangement with Smith Scripts


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