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Pantomimes in Greater Manchester 2023 - 2024

Jack and the Beanstalk

Middleton Arena, LCpl Joel Halliwell VC Way, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 1AG
27th Nov 2023 to 29th Dec 2023

Starring TV legends Sooty & Sweep, Hollyoaks' David Tag as Fleshcreep, BBC Pitch Battle's Joe McEvoy as Jack, comedy star David Drewitt as Silly Billy, the hilarious Danny Jay as Dame Trott, singing sensation Hayley Russell as The Fairy.



The Albert Halls, Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1YZ
1st Dec 2023 to 31st Dec 2023

Prepare to sparkle at the Albert Halls 2023 pantomime Cinderella, presented by Polka Dot Pantomimes.



Salford Arts Theatre, Kemsing Walk, Off Liverpool St, Salford M5 4BS
2nd Dec 2023 to 31st Dec 2023

Come and Join Aladdin on his adventure finding his true love and fortune. Will he beat the evil Abanazer. Join us for the mayhem of panto for all the family.


Dick Whittington

Bolton Little Theatre, Hanover St, Bolton BL1 4TG
7th Dec 2023 to 16th Dec 2023

The legendary Bolton Little Theatre panto returns full of sparkle, excitement and fun for all the family. Full of fun, singing and lots of action - we promise to have you buzzing from a fantastic, festive night out.


We're Going on a Bear Hunt

The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ
7th Dec 2023 to 7th Jan 2024

Based on the much-loved picture book by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, this mischievous celebration of play is the perfect treat for families with children aged 3 and up.



Contact Theatre, Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M15 6JA
9th Dec 2023 to 31st Dec 2023

It's panto time and you shall go to the ball! eight freestyle's wildly popular panto returns with a girl power spin on the traditional rags to riches tale of CINDERELLA! And this time, they're teaming up with Contact Young Company!



Millgate Arts Centre, Stoneswood Road, Delph, Saddleworth, OL3 5DY
9th Dec 2023 to 31st Dec 2023

Expect stupendous production values and a side-splitting, original script - reasons why Saddleworth's Panto has become known as the best little Panto in the country.


Jack and the Beanstalk

Opera House, Quay St, Manchester, M3 3HP
9th Dec 2023 to 31st Dec 2023

Jason Manford and Ben Nickless are to reunite for this year's pantomime. Expect laughs, music, special effects, magic beans and bundles of audience participation in this giant of a pantomime!

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Alfie the Elf's Christmas Rescue

Octagon Theatre Bolton, Howell Croft South, Bolton, BL1 1SB
13th Dec 2023 to 23rd Dec 2023

Join Alfie for this 45 minute show as he brings his fabulous stories to life, cracks jokes and tells us all how Christmas really works in Santa's workshop.


Snow White

Heywood Sports Village, West Starkey Street
16th Dec 2023 to 28th Dec 2023

Starring Coronation Street star Steve Arnold as Muddles and television star Basil Brush as the virtual voice and image of the Magic Mirror!


Dick Whittington

Playhouse 2 Theatre, 35 Market St, Shaw
20th Dec 2023 to 6th Jan 2024



Little Bear and the Christmas Lights

The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ
21st Dec 2023 to 31st Dec 2023

Filled with sensory wonders, puppetry and music this is the perfect theatrical experience for your Snowbabies.


ELF: The Musical Arena Spectacular

AO Arena Manchester, Victoria Station Approach, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1AR
23rd Dec 2023 to 24th Dec 2023

Based on the much-loved movie Christmas Elf. With a massive stage featuring amazing film backdrops on a huge led screen, plus a mobile stage that travels the auditorium, everyone gets a close-up view of the action.

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Horrible Christmas

The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3WS
26th Dec 2023

When Christmas comes under threat from a jolly man dressed in red, it's up to one young boy to save the day - but can he save Christmas?


Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Opera House, Quay St, Manchester, M3 3HP
26th Mar 2024 to 31st Mar 2024

The much-loved members of the Cornley Drama Society are back on stage, battling technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes as they attempt to present J.M Barrie's classic tale. But will they ever make it to Neverland?

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