Snow White at the London Palladium

London theatre news: Saturday 28 April 2018

Christmas shows - Panto

Christmas might be months away but casting has already been announced for the London Palladium's spectacular 2018 panto 'Snow White' with Dawn French and Julian Clary among the cast.
Snow White at the London Palladium

Image: QDOS Entertainment (Pantomimes) Ltd

Now you might still be recovering from your over-indulgence during last year's festive season, and maybe booking a panto is not exactly at the top of your current agenda right now.

Nevertheless, we thought you might like to know that panto time is only about 7 months away and we already have listings for a clutch of pantos for 2018.

For those of you new to the art of pantomime, or 'panto' for short, it is a typically British form of stage entertainment that takes place during the festive period from around the beginning of December to the end of January each year, though you'll often find the odd panto popping-up around Easter time too.

In general, they're intended for family audiences - but be aware that a few are for adults only and may contain strong language or material VERY unsuitable for children, so check the age recommendation of a panto before you book tickets for your littlies.

Among the pantos already declared for the 2018 season is the extravaganza that is the London Palladium panto, which this year tackles Snow White.

Julian Clary is back for another year as The Man in the Mirror and is joined by Dawn French as The Wicked Queen, with Paul Zerdin as Muddles, Nigel Havers as The Understudy and Gary Wilmot as Mrs Crumble.

Further casting is set to be announced, and the show will play at the Palladium from 8 December 2018 to 13 January 2019.

General booking will open in just a few days on 4 May and you'll be able to book through ActDrop - see below for our summary listing for Snow White.

You can check-out our current list of all 2018 pantos here - and we'll be adding lots more in the coming months as London theatres get into the festive mood and declare their pantolific intentions.

So don't forget to call back in the not-too-distant future and see what other pantos will be firing corny lines and swapping genders across the capital this next panto season.

Show listing information


From the same team behind last year's Olivier Award winning pantomime, Snow White will feature all the sparkle, scale and spectacle London has come to expect from the West End's most lavish festive production in a show packed full of laughter, music, special effects and theatrical magic.


Dawn French - The Wicked Queen

Julian Clary - The Man in the Mirror

Paul Zerdin - Muddles

Nigel Havers - The Understudy

Gary Wilmot - Mrs Crumble

Vincent Simone - The King

Flavia Cacace-Mistry - The Queen

Charlie Stemp - The Prince

Danielle Hope - Snow White

Josh Bennett - The Magnificent Seven

Simeon Dyer - The Magnificent Seven

Craig Garner - The Magnificent Seven

Ben Goffe - The Magnificent Seven

Jamie John - The Magnificent Seven

Blake Lisle - The Magnificent Seven

Andrew Martin - The Magnificent Seven

Darragh Cowley - Ensemble

Liz Ewing - Ensemble

Ross Finnie - Ensemble

James Paterson - Ensemble

Lucie-Mae Sumner - Ensemble

Carrie Sutton - Ensemble

Faye Best - Dancer

Myles Brown - Dancer

Ivan De Freitas - Dancer

Scott English - Cover For Magnificent Seven

Diana Girbau - Dancer

Matt Holland - Dancer

Abigayle Honeywill - Dancer

Stevie Hutchinson - Dancer

Jemima Loddy - Dancer

Megan Louch - Dancer

Mollie McGugan - Dancer

Leanne Pinder - Dancer

Oliver Roll - Dancer

Jordan Rose - Dancer

Aaron J Smith - Dancer

Grant Tresh - Dancer

Charlotte Wilmott - Dancer


Director: Michael Harrison
Set designer: Ian Westbrook
Costume designer: Hugh Durrant
Musical direction: Gary Hind (and orchestrator)
Lighting: Ben Cracknell
Visual effects: The Twins FX


London Palladium
Argyll Street


From: Saturday 8 December 2018

Closed: Sunday 13 January 2019


Standard: From £29


Show website
ActDrop full listing for Snow White

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