Pantomimes in Norfolk: 12 of the best festive shows

PUBLISHED: 11:19 05 December 2019 | UPDATED: 11:19 05 December 2019

Kyle Fraser as Dick Whittington in Sheringham Little Theatre's panto (photo Richard Batson)

Kyle Fraser as Dick Whittington in Sheringham Little Theatre's panto (photo Richard Batson)


Whatever your fairytale of choice, you won’t be disappointed this Christmas with the county’s bounty of hilarious fun-filled pantos

Hunstanton, November 30 - January 1

Join the pirate, pussycat and rat-packed panto party in London Town in Dick Whittington And His Wonderful Cat at the Princess Theatre.

Adults £18, Children, £15, Concessions £15, family tickets £48 to £60.


Fakenham, December 3 - 7

The Fakenham & District Light Operatic Society bring Cinderella to the stage in the town's community centre, promising song, dance, comedy and fun.

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Sheringham, December 7 - January 1

Dick Whittington and his Cat are transformed, Victorian steam punk-style but with a few modern twists thrown in. Sheringham Little Theatre is marking 10 years of staging its own pantomimes with this very special festive show full of action, fun, special effects and surprises.


King's Lynn, December 10 - January 5

See what wishes the genie grants to Widow Twankey, evil Abanazaar, Wishee Washee and hero Aladdin at this year's pantomime at King's Lynn Corn Exchange. Aladdin will take audiences on a festive magic carpet ride adventure.


Norwich, December 11 - 21

Pantomime meets circus in this imaginative interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas Carol at Norwich Playhouse. A co-production with Lost In Translation circus and Norwich Theatre Royal, A Circus Carol brings together the thrills, skills and acrobatics of the circus with classic heart warming storytelling perfect for the festive season.;


Gorleston, December 11 - January 5

OhYesItIz Productions presents Jack and The Beanstalk at the Gorleston Pavillion for this year's traditional family fun packed pantomime.

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Great Yarmouth, December 14 - 30

Beauty and the Beast at St George's Theatre promises a show packed with modern songs, dances, hilarious characters, exciting special effects, and of course, plenty of mayhem. The enchanting, festive pantomime is perfect for the whole family.


Norwich, December 14 - 31

This enchanting production of classic fairytale Beauty and the Beast at the Maddermarket Theatre is endearing for adults and children alike. Narrated by a pair of mischievous fairies, a helpful rabbit and a thought-snatcher machine, this timeless story performed by The Norwich Players will surprise and delight.


Norwich, December 17 - January 19

An all star cast featuring Joe Tracini, from hit kids show Dengineers and Hollyoaks, Casualty's Amanda Henderson and Eastenders' David Witts join Norwich pantomime favourite Richard Gauntlet for a magical, mischievous and fun-filled production of Cinderella. Your carriage awaits!


Diss, December 20 - 30

Robin Hood and his merry men bound their way into the Corn Hall at Diss for the town's annual pantomime. Laugh, sing along and enjoy the madness and mayhem.


Hunstanton, December 27 - December 30

The Hunstanton Festival Players bring Peter Pan Journey to Neverland to the Town Hall for a magical, festive adventure for the whole family.

Tickets, adult £9, Child £7, Family £28, from Hunstanton Tourist Information Centre, The Green, PE36 6BQ, 01485 532610


Dereham, December 27- January 1

Dereham Theatre Company brings Aladdin to the town's Memorial Hall with a show full of family fun and entertainment.

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