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Christmas shows and pantos in Cheshire

PUBLISHED: 08:00 20 November 2018 | UPDATED: 08:56 20 November 2018

Ted Robbins and Claire King in Sleeping Beauty at the Stockport Plaza

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We have a compiled a list of all the dazzling pantomimes and Christmas shows happening this festive season in and around Cheshire.

November 30th - January 6th

Sleeping Beauty

This Christmas get ready to watch the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty with more than a touch of comedy. This pantomime stars actor Ted Robbins and soap star Claire King, who both make a welcome return to the Plaza. Stunning sets and incredible effects help make this show a treat you won’t want to miss. 

Stockport Plaza, Stockport

Tickets from quaytickets.com or call 0161 477 7779

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December 7th - January 6th

The Wizard of Oz

Make time in your festive calendar to visit the Wizard and be transported to the magical city of Oz. Sing along with classics like Somewhere over the Rainbow and We’re off to See the Wizard. With a cast of talented individuals, you’ll feel like you were travelling down the Yellow Brick Road yourself. 

Storyhouse, Chester

Tickets from boxoffice.storyhouse.com or call 01244 409113

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December 8th - January 6th

Aladdin

Journey on a magical flying-carpet and become part of Aladdin’s world. Expect a wish granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp full of laughs. Starring soap star Bill Ward as Abanazar and Balamory favourite Andrew Agnew as Aladdin’s brother Wishee Washee. Expect stunning sets, beautiful costumes and an endless supply of jokes. 

Floral Pavilion Theatre, Wirral

Tickets from floralpavilion.com or call  0151 666 0000

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December 8th - 30th

Cinderella

Join the stunning Cinders as she outwits her ugly stepsisters and wins the heart of the Prince Charming with the help of her pal Buttons and her magical fairy godmother. Coronation Street star Connor McIntyre and Les Dennis star as the ugly stepsisters competing for the Prince’s affection. Shannon Flynn takes the title role that catches the eye of singer turned theatre star Gareth Gates, who will play Prince Charming.

Manchester Opera House, Manchester

Tickets from atgtickets.com or call the box office on 0844 871 3018

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December 10th - January 13th

Beauty and the Beast 

Take the whole family to enjoy this beastly pantomime packed full of jokes, dazzling costumes and sing-along songs. Starring Brindley favourites Rebecca Lake as Belle, Charlie Griffiths as the Beast, and Sugababe singer Amelle Berrabah as a magical fairy. It’s set to be an entertaining and mystical occasion. 

Brindley Theatre, Runcorn

Tickets from tickets.thebrindley.org.uk or call 0151 907 8360

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December 14th - January 6th

Jack and the Beanstalk

The legendary Cannon and Ball star alongside Britain’s Got Talent winner George Sampson in this festive adventure. Prepare yourself for a fantatic 3D sequence which will transport you to the giant’s castle.

Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Tickets from crewelyceum.co.uk or call 01270 368 242

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December 15th - 31st

Cinderella 

Our favourite rags to riches story is back with dazzling costumes, singing and dancing and a comic script suitable for all ages. With a star-studded line up of The X Factor’s Gary Barker as Prince Charming, resident villain Darren John-Langford from Hollyoaks playing an Ugly Sister and the fabulously flamboyant Ryan Towart. Local star Eva McKenna will play the beautiful Cinderella and Michael Bailey returns to play loveable Buttons.

Gladstone Theatre, Birkenhead

Tickets from gladstonetheatre.org.uk or call 0151 643 8757

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December 14th - January 6th

Jack and the Beanstalk

Brought to you by the world’s biggest pantomime producer, Qdos Entertainment, you can be sure of a show offering spectacular special effects, laugh-out-loud comedy, live music, and one giant beanstalk! Strictly’s very own Shirley Ballas stars as Mother Nature alongside comic John Evans as Simple Simon. 

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Tickets from atgtickets.com or call 0844 871 3017

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January 4th - 6th

Snow White

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? Those who go and see Snow White this festive season, of course. With a beautiful princess, a wicked stepmother and a magical mirror, this will keep you on the edge of your seat. There will be plenty of boos and

hisses the whole family can take part in.

The Lowry, Salford

Tickets from thelowry.com or call 0843 208 6000

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January 4th - 14th

Robin Hood & The Babes In The Wood

Can our hero Robin Hood save the day and win the hand of Maid Marion and thwart the plans of the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham?

Parr Hall, Warrington

Tickets from parrhall.culturewarrington.org or call 01925 442345

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