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Pantomimes in Greater Manchester
2017 - 2018

A Christmas Carol
Waterside Arts Centre
Waterside Plaza, Sale, M33 7ZF
21st Nov 2017
On Christmas Eve, the most magical night of the year, the miserly Scrooge is whisked away on a terrifying journey through the past and into the future, accompanied by 3 fearsome ghosts determined to make him realise the true meaning of Christmas.
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Elf - The Musical
The Lowry
Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ
24th Nov 2017 to 14th Jan 2018
Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit starring Will Ferrell, ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa?s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole.
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Nativity! The Musical
Palace Theatre
Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT
29th Nov 2017 to 3rd Dec 2018
Join teacher Mr Maddens and his crazy assistant Mr Poppy as they struggle with hilarious children, unruly animals and a whole lot of sparkle and shine to make everyone's Christmas wish come true.
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Sleeping Beauty
Middleton Arena
LCpl Joel Halliwell VC Way, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 1AG
30th Nov 2017 to 28th Dec 2017
Atomic Kitten's Kerry Katona stars as the evil Carabosse in this fun family pantomime classic.
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Cinderella
The Albert Halls
Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1YZ
2nd Dec 2017 to 31st Dec 2017
Starring Katy Ashworth (CBeebies), David Heath (X Factor), comedian Aiden J Harvey, Bosom Buddies (Britain?s Got Talent), John Cooper and Rachael White.
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The Bear
Waterside Arts Centre
Waterside Plaza, Sale, M33 7ZF
5th Dec 2017 to 6th Jan 2018
With dazzling puppetry, delicious music, dreamy storytelling, and dozens of laughs, The Bear is an unforgettable experience for the whole family and a perfect introduction to theatre. Based on the book by Raymond Briggs.
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Dick Whittington
NWTAC Theatre
270a Lightbowne Rd, Moston, Manchester, M405HQ
8th Dec 2017 to 23rd Dec 2017
This fantastic production will have your students and teachers rolling in the aisles, clapping along with the music and booing the baddies! Suitable for all ages, the pantomime is a great way to introduce children to theatre.
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Dick Whittington
Opera House
Quay St, Manchester, M3 3HP
9th Dec 2017 to 7th Jan 2018
Join our hero Dick Whittington (and his faithful feline pal) as he seeks fame, fortune and happiness to become Lord Mayor of London. Starring John Barrowman and The Krankies.
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Aladdin
Macron Stadium
Burnden Way, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6JW
11th Dec 2017 to 24th Dec 2017
A thrill a minute pantomime that promises a brilliant time, With jokes and slapstick, song and dance, ghosts betrayal and romance! Starring Stu Francis as Wishee Washee!
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The Siege of Christmas
Contact Theatre
Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M15 6JA
13th Dec 2017 to 20th Dec 2017
Starting outside the main doors of Contact, and roaming throughout our unique castle-y building, The Siege of Christmas is an immersive theatrical adventure for young audiences and the taller people that look after them.
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Cinderella
The Dancehouse Theatre
10 Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5QA
16th Dec 2017 to 31st Dec 2017
This year's panto has all the traditional pantomime ingredients - along with fabulous costumes, comedy, glamour, it is jam packed with laughter and excitement for little ones - and not so little ones!
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Dick Whittington
The Gracie Fields Theatre
Hudsons Walk, Rochdale OL11 5EF
22nd Dec 2017 to 31st Dec 2017
Anton Benson Productions return to Gracie Fields Theatre for their 2nd all singing, all dancing, laugh a minute Christmas panto! Star casting to be announced soon
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Babes in the Wood
The Grange Arts Centre
Rochdale Road, Oldham OL9 8EA
24th Jan 2018 to 27th Jan 2018
NWTAC returns to the Grange Arts Theatre in January 2018 with the traditional family pantomime 'Babes in the Wood' With discounts available on group bookings, this incredible pantomime is perfect for the whole family.
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Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure
Disney On Ice - Passport to Adventure

Mickey, Frozen, The Lion King and more!

Teletubbies LIVE! 2017 - 2018
Teletubbies LIVE

First ever live Teletubbies theatre show

Peppa Pig's Adventure - Peppa Pig Live 2017 - 2018
Peppa Pig's Adventure

Peppa Pig Live returns for 2017 - 2018

Walking With Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular 2018
Walking With Dinosaurs

The Arena Spectacular returns for 2018