11 Christmas pantomimes in Norfolk
PUBLISHED: 16:31 27 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:31 27 November 2017
If Christmas is all about sparkle, songs and a sprinkling of magic, then make sure you get tickets for some of the best shows in the area
Cromer Pier Christmas show (1st - 30th)
A fabulous family show with lots of laughs, variety and plenty of twinkle and sparkle.
Expect entertainment for everyone, with laugh-out loud moments, fabulous dancers and plenty of Christmas cheer.
Jack and the Beanstalk, (5th - 9th)
Fakenham and District’s Light Operatic Society will perform its 40th pantomime, featuring a young Jack who leads his motley crew up the beanstalk to Cloudland. Find out what they get up to in this traditional performance for all the family.
Cinderella, Gorleston Pavilion (6th - 30th)
Des Barritt of Midsomer Murders and Thomas Howes of Downton Abbey are the classy ugly sisters in this much-loved pantomime for all ages at Gorleston Pavilion Theatre. A full supporting cast of actors and dancers will bring lots of laughs, along with superb songs and plenty of opportunities to get involved as you watch.
Jack and the Beanstalk, Corn Exchange, King’s Lynn (8th - 31st)
Join intrepid Jack on the adventure of his lifetime in this traditional pantomime at King’s Lynn’s Corn Exchange, including a relaxed and autism friendly performance on December 20.
Wizard of Oz, Little Theatre, Sheringham (9th - 31st)
There’s no place like a Sheringham panto! This modern pantomime of The Wizard of Oz is packed full of songs and dance, with a hilarious cast of characters who will have you clicking your heels in no time!
Sleeping Beauty, Theatre Royal, Norwich (13th - 31st)
This traditional family pantomime will come to Theatre Royal Norwich in their production of Sleeping Beauty. Starring Derek Griffiths, Gillian Wright and Ben Langley, it will feature dazzling costumes, stunning sets and be packed full of michief and mayhem!
A Christmas Circus Carol, The Oak Circus Centre, Norwich (15th - 17th)
The Oak Circus Centre in central Norwich will present a Dickens-themed cabaret for all ages. Featuring performances from students of The Oaks’ popular circus classes, along with multinational professionals from Lost in Translation Circus, it will be a feast for the eyes this festive season.
Aladdin, The Corn Hall, Diss (16th - 26th)
Comedy, music, adventure and a few groan-worthy jokes will be coming to Diss Corn Hall for their telling of the much-loved story of Aladdin in this show of traditional family pantomime fun.
Dick Whittington, St George’s Theatre, Great Yarmouth (16th - 31st)
St George’s Theatre in Great Yarmouth will give its unique take on panto icon, Dick Whittington. Packed full of slapstick, song and laughter, it is the place to be this Christmas.
A Christmas Carol, Norwich School (20th - 31st)
The classic story from Charles Dickens gets a new lease of life in musical form, as it sings and dances its way onto a specially-constructed stage at Norwich School.
Beauty and the Beast, Memorial Hall, Dereham (27th - 31st)
The classic fairytale will be brought to magnificent pantomime life in this dramatic retelling of a family favourite. Will kind-hearted Belle escape from the castle, or will her captor, The Beast, really be who he seems?