10 of The Best Christmas Pantos in London – Book Now! Christina Walter 15 October, 2018 Activities, Activities and Days Out, Christmas, Living It may seem a little early to be thinking of booking your local Christmas pantomime, but don’t be fooled – seats are booking fast, and we definitely don’t want you to miss out – oh no we don’t! Aladdin, Hackney Empire Hackney Empire is celebrating its 20th year, starring Tameka Empson and Olivier Award-winner Clive Rowe as the Dame. Cinderella, The New Victoria Theatre Woking The New Victoria Theatre in Woking stars the fab-u-lous Craig Revel Horwood from Strictly Come Dancing as The Wicked Stepmother. Hansel and Gretel, Rose Theatre Kingston Hansel & Gretal starring young actors from the Rose Youth Theatre alongside the big guns (yet to be announced!) in this festive fairytale. Peter Pan, Richmond Theatre Richmond Theatre has BAFTA, Tony Award and two-time Olivier award-winner Robert Lindsay as Captain Hook alongside comedy impressionist and Britain’s Got Talent finalist, Jon Clegg, as Smee. West End star Rachel Stanley will play the part of the magical mermaid, and Harry Francis as Peter, the boy who never grew up. Snow White, The London Palladium The London Palladium sees national treasure Dawn French star alongside returning London Palladium pantomime royalty Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, Nigel Havers and Gary Wilmot. They are also joined by Strictly Come Dancing’s Vincent & Flavia. The Snowman, Peacock Theatre London No Christmas would be the same without The Snowman and this enchanting stage show of the Raymond Briggs’ classic book will wow with its sheer theatrical magic. Dick Whittington, The Lyric To celebrate the 10th year at the Lyric is celebrating their 10th year, they’ll be throwing open their doors for a very special performance of Dick Whittington. Aladdin, The New Wimbledon Theatre The New Wimbledon Theatre stars Paul Merton as Widow Twankey, joined by magician Pete Firman. Jack And The Beanstalk, Queen’s Theatre Enjoy some festive family fun at the Queen’s Theatre with a packed panto full of pop hits from across the decades, bundles of audience participation and hilarious slapstick. Rapunzel, Hoxton Hall In association with Millfield Theatre, Hoxton Hall presents ‘Rapunzel’, a production that’s guaranteed to delight local families.