Pantos and Christmas shows at London theatres for 2019


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Pantomime, or 'panto' for short, is a typically British form of stage entertainment.


Pantos mostly take place during the festive period from around the beginning of December to the end of January each year.


They are generally intended for family audiences - BUT be aware that a few are for ADULTS ONLY and may contain strong language or material unsuitable for children.


Also included below are traditional and special Christmas shows that are not pantos, but find their way into the schedules during the festive season.


We have 55 pantos and Christmas shows listed.


503Panto

Upcoming

Panto

Theatre503
The stars of 2018's "the most fun you will have this Christmas" (Spy in the Stalls) Louise Beresford and Anna Spearpoint return to Theatre503 to write a brilliant brand new high-spirited, hilarious family friendly show.


Sparky the Elf and the Secret Toyshop

Upcoming

Christmas show

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
Outposted in a secret location in the Queen's Theatre, there's a little bit of the North Pole hiding … Sparky Tinselbottom, a dedicated but chatty Elf, is frantically working away in the build-up to Christmas repairing abandoned toys.


Jack and the Beanstalk

Upcoming

Panto

Compass Theatre
Hillingdon Council and DKproDuKtions present their 10th co-produced pantomime at Compass Theatre; Jack and the Beanstalk.


Jack & the Beanstalk

Upcoming

Panto

The Arts Centre Hounslow
Join Jack on his GIANT adventure as he embarks up the beanstalk into the clouds to claim back the beloved family cow. Will Jack achieve his destiny? Will Dame Trott get the garden of her dreams, or just some magic beans?


The Snow Queen

Upcoming

Christmas show

Rose Theatre Kingston
As a young boy, Kai finds a girl with magic powers alone in the cold. He calls her Gerda and the two grow up to be great friends. But living with magic isn't easy.


Jack & the Beanstalk

Upcoming

Panto

The Paul Robeson Theatre
Hounslow's Fee-Fi-Fo-Favourite event of the year is back, and this time it's bigger than ever! Join Jack on his GIANT adventure as he embarks up the beanstalk into the clouds to claim back the beloved family cow.


Cinderella

Upcoming

Panto

Shaw Theatre
Come and join in the festive fun with the lovable Buttons, the handsome Prince Charming, the wicked Ugly Sisters, the magical Fairy Godmother and of course, the beautiful Cinderella and make it a Christmas to remember for the whole family.


Cinderella

Upcoming

Panto

New Wimbledon Theatre
Show description not yet available.


Snow White

Upcoming

Panto

Richmond Theatre
There'll be a magical mirror, seven friendly dwarfs, a beautiful princess, a handsome prince and plenty of audience participation as the beautiful Snow White tries to outwit the Wicked Queen and let love prevail in this glittering festive treat for all ages.


Knitmas: A Winter Yarn

Upcoming

Christmas show

Pleasance - Islington
LongSleeves is a jumper. His jumpery arms aren't the right size and they aren't the same length. One Christmas he was unwrapped, thrown aside and forgotten and he's been alone ever since.


Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Upcoming

Panto

London Palladium
Roll up, roll up to see panto join the circus, and be swept away by The London Palladium spectacular that's just right at the home of pantomime!


Cinderella

Upcoming

Panto

Fairfield Halls
A brand new exciting production created especially for the Fairfield Halls will star TV star and Strictly winner Ore Oduba making his pantomime debut as Dandini alongside hilarious comedian and presenter Tim Vine as the lovable Buttons.


Charles Dickens's - A One Man Christmas Carol

Upcoming

Christmas show

Hen and Chickens Theatre
In this classic Christmas ghost story, the miserly Scrooge is sent on a journey with the spirits through his own past, present and future to find redemption and the hope of a second chance.


Peter Pan

Upcoming

Panto

Hen and Chickens Theatre
Peter Pan will be full of all the essential panto ingredients plus a few added extra's along the way!


Robin Hood Christmas Panto

Upcoming

Panto

Questors
Under the Great Oak in the heart of Sherwood Forest lies Robin Hood, the finest archer in the land. Aided by sidekicks Friar Tuck and Little Joan, the notorious - yet charming - outlaw plots to steal from the rich to give to the poor!




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