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Pantomimes in Essex 2022 - 2023

Peter Pan

Towngate Theatre, St Martins Square, Basildon, SS14 1DW
23rd Nov 2022 to 2nd Jan 2023

The clock is ticking already, tickets are already out-selling previous years so you need to snap them up because demand is already sky-high!


Sleeping Beauty

Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, RM11 1QT
24th Nov 2022 to 1st Jan 2023

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has been producing top-quality, traditional pantomime for more than 65 years. You can guarantee that the family will all enjoy this festive treat, which mixes slap-stick entertainment with the sparkle of a West End show.


Beauty and the Beast

Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, CO1 1PT.
26th Nov 2022 to 15th Jan 2023

It's a tale as old as time and a panto that will be unmissable for the whole family. Discover what it takes for true love to conquer all and whether love is all you really need?


Jack and the Beanstalk

Chelmsford Civic Theatre, Fairfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JG
30th Nov 2022 to 8th Jan 2023

Meet hapless Jack, his mother the dame and their beloved cow as they discover a handful of magic beans and a larger-than-life beanstalk that is inhabited by a ferocious giant! Fee, Fie, Foe, Fum, you?ll want to join in with all this fun!



Harlow Playhouse, Playhouse Square, Harlow, Essex CM20 1LS
1st Dec 2022 to 30th Dec 2022

When the dashing Prince Charming decides to hold a ball to find his future wife, this may just be the chance Cinderella has been waiting for. Can the Fairy Godmother help Cinderella get to the Ball?



Princes Theatre, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
4th Dec 2022 to 1st Jan 2023

You shall go to the ball this Christmas as Cinderella transforms from rags to riches, outwits her very Ugly Sisters, and with the help of her hilarious friend and one very magical Fairy Godmother, wins the heart of the dashing Prince Charming.



Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, CO1 1PT.
7th Dec 2022 to 31st Dec 2022

When Pinocchio discovers that he's a puppet and not a human, he sets off on an exciting adventure with his trusty sidekick cricket to find the magic potion that will transform him into a real boy.


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7RA
9th Dec 2022 to 31st Dec 2022

Starring Ashley Banjo & Diversity. With comedy, sensational song and dance numbers, fabulous costumes and stunning scenery a beautiful princess, a handsome prince and plenty of audience participation.


Elf The Musical

Brookside Theatre, Romford War Memorial, 21a Eastern Road, Romford Essex RM1 3NH
9th Dec 2022 to 23rd Dec 2022

Based on the much loved 2003 film, starring Will Ferrell, ELF THE MUSICAL 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.


The Twelve Days of Christmas

Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road Brentwood Essex CM15 8AG
17th Dec 2022 to 24th Dec 2022

An original magical family musical The Turtle-Doves have just moved into dreary Pear Tree Cottage with just twelve days to go until Christmas. Join our two squabbling siblings in an adventure to find the five gold rings.


Sleeping Beauty

Witham Public Hall, Witham, Essex CM8 2DY
17th Dec 2022 to 28th Dec 2022

This classic Panto is full of great one liners, colourful costumes and great songs and dances. Bringing together a stellar cast of local actors who will delight audiences with our great script by local writer Gary Sullivan.


The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Victoria Hall Theatre, Bury Road, Old, Harlow CM17 0ED
17th Dec 2022 to 31st Dec 2022

Lucy finds a wardrobe that transports her to a magical world called Narnia. After coming back, she soon returns to Narnia with her brothers, Peter and Edmund, and her sister, Susan.


Jack & The Beanstalk

West Cliff Theatre, Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. CO15 1LE
23rd Dec 2022

Join Jack, Silly Billy and Dame Trott as they tangle with the towns Squire and a whole host of other magical characters in this fun, family, traditional panto tale.


Goldilocks & The Three Bears

West Cliff Theatre, Tower Road, Clacton CO15 1LE
11th Apr 2023

This Hilarious and Spectacular Pantomime style show will include some of the very best seasoned performers, top circus & speciality acts as well as all the ingredients of a family show.


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