Pick of the Pantos & Christmas Shows in the South East

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It is pantomime season! We have a wonderful selection of pantomimes and other Christmas Shows around the South East and in London this year. Take a look at our top picks and see what you think!


Around the South East


Holiday on Ice

The Brighton Centre – Brighton

The Brighton Centre is delighted to announce that the most popular ice show in the world, Holiday on Ice, is returning to the UK for one week only in January 2016 with their new, spectacular show, PASSION.

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Have you entered our competition to win a family ticket? – if not- click here! (Comp closes Dec 15th)

Jack and the Beanstalk cast

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Hawth – Crawley

Steve McFadden (Eastenders)
Rebecca Keatley (Cbeebies ‘Let’s Play’)

A GIANT of a Pantomime!

From the same team that brought you the sensational, record-breaking Sleeping Beauty, the show will be packed with comedy, audience participation, stunning sets and breath-taking special effects.

 Cinderella leaflet front (Small)


Fairfield Halls – Croydon

Stephen Mulhern (Catchphrase, BGMT)
Joanna Sawyer (sound of Music/West Side Story)
Lisa Davina Phillip (Ghost the Musical/Lion King)

Comedy, singing, dancing, audience participation and stunning sets and costumes, this year’s Ashcroft Theatre pantomime promises to be our most magical pantomime ever! Tickets are selling fast so don’t be late for the Ball… book today!

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Interview with Stephen Mulhern


Dick Whittington

Orchard theatre – Dartford

Shane Ritchie

Join Dick Whittington, Alice Fitzwarren and the lovable Tommy the Cat on an enchanting pantomime adventure.



Dorking Halls – Dorking

Jay Aston (Bucks Fizz)
Gabrielle Green (Wolfblood)

Polish those glass slippers, dust off that pumpkin and get ready to have a ball!

Join in the festive fun as Dorking Halls and Enchanted Entertainment bring the world’s best known and most loved pantomime to life.

 Snow white

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Chequer Mead – East Grinstead

Drew Cameron (Britain’s Got Talent)
Mollie Tucker (Magic of the Musicals)
Katherine Mansi

Full supporting cast, fabulous live band and the funniest and cutest Seven Dwarves ever seen, including a very clever Magic Mirror, it’s unmissable Christmas fun for all the family.


Peter Pan

Devonshire Park – Eastbourne

Brian Capron (Coronation Street)
Twist & Pulse (Britain’s Got Talent)

Tucker and Martyn Knight back by popular demand.

The Eastbourne panto promises to take you on a journey to Neverland and beyond…

 Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

The Capitol – Horsham
Andrew Hayden-Smith
Olly Pike (CBBC)

Don’t miss our truly superb family pantomime this year!


 Cinderella cast AHTTW


The Assembly Hall Theatre – Tunbridge Wells

Dani Harmer (Tracy Beaker)
Jamie Rickers (CITV and Nickeldeon)
Louise Jameson (EastEnders, Doctor Who)

The most magical fairy tale of them all will be spectacularly brought to life through stunning costumes, beautiful sets, real Shetland ponies, the hilarious ugly sisters and amazing special effects.

More details

Interview with Dani Harmer

Interview with Louise Jameson


the Pavillion Theatre, Worthing

Camilla Dallerup (Strictly Come Dancing)
Matt Evers (Dancing on Ice)
Mark Read
Cara Dudgeon
Keith and Ben Simmons

Two of the biggest stars of the ballroom and the ice rink join forces in the classic rags to riches fairy tale to create a magical experience that will spellbind audiences. Read More

Something for the adults?

The Rocky Horror Show

Theatre Royal Brighton

Liam Tamne
as Frank N Furter
Diana Vickers
as Janet,
Ben Freeman
as Brad,
Paul Cattermole
as Eddie / Dr Scott and
Kristian Lavercombe
as Riff Raff

The world’s favourite rock ‘n’ roll musical is back by popular demand to thrill you once again with its frothy fun and naughty moments! Following over 40 years of worldwide productions, Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show is a non-stop party!

There are many more interviews and pantomime related features coming up! Keep checking back on Theatre South East.

Christmas delights in London this year.



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