REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – A must-see pantomime masterclass

The cast of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Birmingham Hippodrome – Photo credit: Paul Coltas Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome Performance Date: 08 January 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Most of us may be in the post-Christmas slump but that hasn’t stopped Birmingham Hippodrome’s panto extravaganza from banishing those January blues with their utterly ‘flawless’ production of […]

REVIEW: Aladdin – Run, don’t walk to this outstanding festive, frolic of a panto

Lee Mead, Joe Pasquale, Debra Michaels and David Robbins in Aladdin at Milton Keynes Theatre – Image: Contributed Venue: Milton Keynes Theatre Performance Date: 11 December 2019 Star Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Come panto season, Milton Keynes Theatre can always be relied upon to pull out all the stops and deliver a gold-plated production. This year is no […]

REVIEW: Beauty & The Beast – with a sensational cast, this panto classic is a roaring success

La Voix and ensemble in Beauty and the Beast at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 10 December 2019 Star Rating: ★★★★ Reviewer: Alexia Anderson When we think of panto, we think of fabulous costumes, hilarious mishaps and a Kenneth Williams-worthy amount of double entendres. We think of bright lights, cheesy dance moves and toe-curling moments […]