REVIEW: Goldilocks and the Three Bears – a feel-good, laugh-out-loud frolic of perfection

The cast of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, photo by Simon Hadley Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome Performance Date: 07 January 2022 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★★ The festive period is a distant memory, and the January blues are in full swing. However, there is light, respite, and laughs in abundance in the form of Birmingham Hippodrome’s […]

REVIEW: Cinderella: A panto to be proud of – a must-see!

Curtis Pritchard as Dandini, AJ Pritchard as Prince Charming and Ensemble in Cinderella at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre – Photo by Tim Thursfield Venue: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Performance date: 07 December 2021 Reviewer:  Alex Birch Star rating: ★★★★★ The fairy tale of Cinderella, the beautiful young woman whose kindly Fairy Godmother rescues her from a miserable […]

REVIEW: Cinderella – Beautifully chaotic, panto magic is well and truly back!

Cinderella at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre – Production Image Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 07 December 2021 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★ It has been a long and arduous two years without the frivolity, mischief, and shenanigans that panto season brings. Last year’s festive period was marred by the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown, and ongoing darkness […]

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 […]

NEWS: Any dream will do! Joseph break-out star, Jac Yarrow joins the cast of Snow White

Birmingham Hippodrome is proud to announce that the break-out star of Michael Harrison’s recent London Palladium revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jac Yarrow will play The Prince in this year’s must-see pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which plays from Saturday 21 December 2019 – Sunday 2 February 2020. Jac Yarrow […]


Su Pollard and Jeffrey Holland in Dick Whittington – Wolverhampton Grand Theatre 7 Dec 2019 – 12 Jan 2020 – Photograph by Jonathan Hipkiss Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has launched its 125th anniversary pantomime, DICK WHITTINGTON in rat-tastic style with cast members and sitcom co-stars Su Pollard and Jeffrey Holland! Opening on 7 December, Su will play the evil Queen Rat and […]