Pantomimes in the North West 2021 - 2022

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.

The Everyman Rock 'n' Roll panto: Robin Hood

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, 13 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BH
20th Nov 2021 to 15th Jan 2022

Regular writers Sarah A Nixon and Mark Chatterton put their own marvellously mischievous spin on the classic tale of heroism, social justice - and tights - Yes, you've guessed it, this year's Rock 'n' panto will be ROBIN HOOD!


White Christmas

Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT
22nd Nov 2021 to 4th Dec 2021

Make it a magical family Christmas in 2021 as the spectacular brand-new production of Irving Berlin's White Christmas lights up our theatre, direct from the West End.

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The Not So Ugly Sisters

Waterside Arts Centre, Waterside Plaza, Sale, M33 7ZF
24th Nov 2021 to 1st Jan 2022

A brand new musical re-telling of Cinderella from the perspective of the 'Not So' Ugly Sisters, reimagined for the stage in this magical adventure for the whole family.



The Civic Arts Centre & Theatre, Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, BB5 3HZ
27th Nov 2021 to 5th Dec 2021

Follow our hero Aladdin and his troublesome Mum, Widow Twankey, beat the evil Abanazar to the magic lamp and win the hand of Princess Jasmine.


Dick Whittington

The Plaza, Mersey Square, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK1 1SP
3rd Dec 2021 to 9th Jan 2022

Starring the magnificent BRIAN CAPRON who makes a welcome return to The Plaza as the 'oh so evil King Rat alongside the ever popular BRADLEY THOMPSON.


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

King George's Hall, Northgate, Blackburn, BB2 1AA
6th Dec 2021 to 31st Dec 2021

Meet the beautiful Snow White and her seven little friends from the enchanted forest as they attempt to defeat the evil Wicked Queen who is overcome with jealousy.


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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ
8th Dec 2021 to 15th Jan 2022

Step through the wardrobe into the enchanted kingdom of Narnia. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and embark on the most magical of adventures in a frozen, faraway land.


Mickey's Christmas Adventure

The Forum Theatre, The Precinct, Romiley, Stockport SK6 4EA
11th Dec 2021

Join Mickey & Minnie Mouse in a Christmas Adventure as they join a host of your favourite Characters in a colourful Christmas treat for the whole family.



Opera House, Quay St, Manchester, M3 3HP
11th Dec 2021 to 2nd Jan 2022

Follow Aladdin on a spectacular adventure he'll never forget, with flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and plenty of festive magic. Starring Alexandra Burke and Ben Nickless.

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Blackpool Opera House, Winter Gardens, 97 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire FY1 1HL
12th Dec 2021 to 2nd Jan 2022

The Queen of Latin, SHIRLEY BALLAS (BBC's Strictly Come Dancing head judge), leads a star-studded cast as the Fairy Godmother along with CBeebies Jennie Dale as the Wicked Stepmother.

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The Wizard of Oz

M&S Bank Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool L3 4FP
12th Dec 2021

Starring Matt Baker (Countryfile, One Show) and Jenny Ryan (The Chase, Celeb X factor) .

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Carlisle Sands Centre, The Sands, Carlisle CA1 1FQ
13th Dec 2021 to 31st Dec 2021

Poor Cinderella is doomed to live un-happily ever after with her two horrible Ugly Sisters! Cinderella manages, with the help of her silly friend Buttons and a magical Fairy Godmother, to make all her dreams come true!



Home, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester M15 4FN
15th Dec 2021 to 23rd Dec 2021

Duckie is a reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling with a message of tolerance and self acceptance at its core.



M&S Bank Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool L3 4FP
18th Dec 2021 to 28th Dec 2021

Grab your glass slippers, polish your pumpkins and get ready for a classic, Christmas pantomime that will warm your heart.


A Christmas Carol

St George's Hall, Saint George's Place, Concert Hall, Liverpool L1 1JJ
19th Dec 2021 to 23rd Dec 2021

Ginificent presents the most respectful theatre adaptation of this famous Dickens tale. Chapter by chapter we journey through one of the greatest ghost story ever written. This production is suggested as PG12.


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Family Shows

The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice
Disney On Ice - Find Your Hero

Disney On Ice back for Winter 2021

LOL Surprise! Live VIP Party 2021-2022
First ever L.O.L. Surprise! Live Show

Opens November 2021

Beauty and the Beast
Disney's Beauty and the Beast Musical

New venues added for 2022

Paw Patrol Live 2021
Paw Patrol Live!

Race To The Rescue - Rescheduled to Summer 2022

Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever 2021
Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever

Touring all through 2022