Panto podcast episodes
Beauty of an extended BeastSt Helens Theatre Royal is extending the online version of Beauty and the Beast until the end of January.
Panto Season 2020: Online Pantos - last chance to watch!There's still time to visit Pantoland online. Listings of the shows you can watch from the comfort of your own home.
Panto Season 2020: Online Pantos (Updated 24 December)Listings of the many online pantomimes available to watch from the comfort of your own home.
More free online pantos!The Geordie Panto Co is offering not one, but two pantos for families to watch online free of charge
Heartbreak goes online with panto for adultsOpen-air theatre stalwart Heartbreak Productions is to tackle its first live, online production: an original panto for grown-ups, Tinsel in my Pants.
New Tiers for Old? Pantoland 2020 (update 17 December)With more counties falling under Tier 3 restrictions, seven pantomimes are forced to close, reducing the number staged this season to just over 40 or 14% of a non-COVID season.
Christmas at The MaltingsAlthough the theatre is closed, The Maltings in Berwick goes online for Christmas.
One-man show replaces Malvern pantoMalvern Theatre’s “favourite panto comedian” Mark James is to present his one-man show A Magical Christmas Cracker to replace postponed Peter Pan.
New Tiers for Old? Pantoland 2020 (Update 14 December)With London and areas of Essex and Hertfordshire being placed in Tier 3 from Wednesday, Simon Sladen updates the BTG's panto listings. At present, only 55 pantomimes will be able to perform, equating to 20% of a non-COVID season.
Sleeping Beauty gets a lie-inManchester Opera House is to delay the opening of Sleeping Beauty until Christmas Eve.
Will panto defeat Rottenchops the Rotter?A comedy thriller from Durham’s Gala sees panto heroes take on the rottenest villain of them all!
Nottingham panto moved to EasterThe Nottingham Theatre Royal panto Sleeping Beauty has been moved to Easter 2021 as the city has entered the government’s tier three coronavirus restrictions until at least 16 December.
Nottingham in tier three; Playhouse shows delayedNottingham Playhouse’s specially adapted panto for Christmas 2020, Cinderella, has been delayed because the city is in tier three of the government’s coronavirus restrictions.
New Tiers for Old?: Panto Season 2020Simon Sladen reports on the impact of England's new local COVID restriction tiers on Panto Season 2020.
Beauty of a ballot for NHS staffTickets for the first evening performance of 'socially distanced' pantomime Sleeping Beauty at Manchester Opera House will be gifted to NHS workers and their families.
Cinderella goes to ball at Odeon cinemasMichelle Heaton of Liberty X will play the Fairy Godmother in a new version of Cinderella which will play at selected Odeon cinemas.
Panto to go ahead in BirminghamCraig Revel Horwood is to lead the cast of Robin Hood, Birmingham Hippodrome and Qdos Entertainment’s panto at the Alexandra Theatre.
Festival unlocks audiences at Nottingham PlayhouseNottingham Playhouse sold thousands of tickets to people from 29 countries for nine shows during its Unlocked Festival.
Three-week run for Sleeping Beauty in NottinghamComedians Paul Chuckle and Ben Nickless and street dance group Flawless are to lead the cast of panto Sleeping Beauty at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal.
Colourful countdown to Panto DayShow your love for this emblem of British culture as Panto Day 2020 celebrates creativity amid COVID cancellations.
Christmas is coming to the Customs HouseSouth Shields’ Customs House will have a Christmas show this year: Arbuthnot & Dame Bella’s Christmas Adventure.
A children’s Christmas show in South ShieldsWalton-Gunn Productions presents A Christmas Story for the under-7s.
Newcastle Theatre Royal panto returnsAfter the funding of some Qdos pantos by the National Lottery, panto returns to Newcastle Theatre Royal.
Santa Claus is coming to BlythSanta Claus is coming to Blyth for two days in December in a new COVID-safe show, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.
Miss Rory bounces backAfter Snow White is postponed for a year, Miss Rory bounces back in Jack and the Beanstalk.
Jack to climb online beanstalk in CoventryCoventry’s Belgrade Theatre is to host its first online panto Jack and the Beanstalk, available to stream throughout December and screened at the theatre.
There will be a panto at the Tyne Theatre!There will be a panto at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House but not the one originally planned.
Pavilion panto goes back a yearNew Brighton’s Floral Pavilion Theatre is to postpone this year’s production of Beauty and the Beast to December 2021.
Pantomonium guaranteed in BlackpoolIf ever a show, and its title, captured the spirit of the age then Pantomonium at the Grand in Blackpool this Christmas takes the prize.
Adult panto to return to BirminghamProfessional adult panto is to go ahead in Birmingham with Blue Orange Theatre's Blow White, a “laugh-a-minute, cheeky show that’s definitely not for kids or the faint-hearted!”
Cinderella to go to smaller ball in NottinghamNottingham Playhouse is to produce a specially adapted panto for Christmas 2020, Cinderella, replacing Beauty and the Beast which has been postponed until 2021.
Two socially distanced Christmas productions for CheltenhamCheltenham’s Everyman Theatre has announced two 'socially distanced' productions for Christmas 2020: a cut-down panto and an adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
Snow White in the Seven Months of Lockdown
King’s Head Theatre presents Charles Court Opera
King's Head Theatre