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No festive season would be complete without a trip to see the county’s well-loved Dames roll out the classics at the Pantomime. From Aladdin to Cinderella, we’ve got your favourite fairy-tale covered in Yorkshire this year.


Sleeping Beauty
York Theatre Royal

York’s much-loved pantomime family returns with Martin Barrass, Suzy Cooper, A.J Powell and the dastardly David Leonard in a spectacular new show for the whole family. Join YTR again this year for what promises to be a magical Christmas treat, spinning together hilarious gags, stunning costumes, sparkling sets, thrilling choreography and foot-tapping songs.


Jack and the Beanstalk
Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Be dazzled, dazed and delighted in 2019 with Theatre Royal Wakefield! Join them for a spectacular show of giant proportions; filled with treasure and treachery (and perhaps even a few trumps!). Jack’s mum is sick with worry. Penniless, widowed and hopeless, something has got to give. When young Jack is forced into taking his beloved cow to market, he is offered some magic beans in exchange for the cow. Little does Jack know that those teeny tiny beans will change his fortunes forever…


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Don’t miss the magic of this year’s enchanting family pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs starring Alhambra Theatre panto legend Billy Pearce, pop star and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Faye Tozer and family TV favourite Paul Chuckle. The much-loved fairy tale will be spectacularly brought to life with an abundance of comedy, sensational song and dance numbers, fabulous costumes and jaw-dropping special effects that you won’t want to miss. 


Red Riding Hood - The Rock 'N' Roll Panto
City Varieties, Leeds

Finally… what you’ve all been waiting for! This year’s highly-anticipated ROCK’N’ROLL PANTO is a brand new production for City Varieties - from the enchanted pen of Peter Rowe, they proudly present RED RIDING HOOD! You’ll be wowed by this breath-taking production which mixes traditional elements of audience participation and corny gags with a jukebox full of classic rock anthems and chart-toppers, all performed live on stage by our ultra-talented cast of actor-musicians. 


Treasure Island
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

A swashbuckling tale by R.L. Stevenson Stolen and Retold by story pirate Nick Lane. There’ll be songs, swords, talking vegetables, the Boyes’ Santa and a giant mechanical crab... called Susan.


Cinderella
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield Theatres

Don’t miss this year’s fun-filled, family pantomime Cinderella, starring children’s favourite, Phil Gallagher (CBeebies’ Mister Maker), Sheffield legend Damian Williams and Strictly's Joanne Clifton! Once again, the show will be written and directed by Paul Hendy and produced by Evolution Productions, the same team behind the Box Office smash-hit, Peter Pan. Cinderella promises to be Sheffield Theatres' most spectacular pantomime ever so don’t be late for the ball… Book today!


Beauty and the Beast
Victoria Theatre, Halifax

This production has all the ingredients for a magical trip to the theatre, with hilarious slapstick humour, plenty of audience interaction, not to mention some fabulous song and dance routines that will delight audiences of all ages. Beauty and the Beast will be sure to make you laugh, cry and fall in love with a host of hilarious and hairy characters - so book your tickets now for a fun filled panto and to discover if Beauty can see beyond appearances and learn to love a beast!


Peter Pan
Hull Truck Theatre 

Join Wendy and Peter Pan for a magical family adventure in Neverland. One night, bedtime stories come alive for the Darling children when Peter Pan and fairy Tinker Bell guide them through the stars to a land of Lost Boys, Pirates and Mermaids. Time stands still as their action-packed adventure unfolds. Can they save Tiger Lily from the pirates? Will the fearsome Captain Hook finally have his revenge on Peter Pan, or will the ticking crocodile catch him first? And will Wendy stay to be the Lost Boys’ mother?


Sleeping Beauty
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Go on a magical adventure with LBT's new pantomime Sleeping Beauty! In a castle high above Huddersfield, a wicked fairy has cursed Princess Aurora to sleep for 100 years. With the Princess watched over by her nursemaid, a kind fairy sets out to find a hero who can break the spell, but who will be the one to rescue the Princess? Spun together by the creative team behind Aladdin and Jack & the Beanstalk, 2019’s family show includes spectacular costumes, hit songs and audience particpation. It promises to be Huddersfield’s biggest pantomime yet.


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