12 October, 2018
SNOW WHITE AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM
11 October, 2018
Lee Ryan swaps the ballroom for a magic carpet to star in Aladdin at New Wimbledon Theatre this festive season!
3 October, 2018
Hull New Theatre has announced that another former EastEnders star has joined the line-up of East Yorkshire’s biggest pantomime, Cinderella, with Neil McDermott staring as the handsome Prince Charming alongside the First Lady of the Queen Vic, Anita Dobson and comedy legend Bernie Clifton.
19 September, 2018
Manchester Opera House has today announce that CBBC star Shannon Flynn will join the cast of this year’s production of Cinderella in the title role, along with comedian Ben Nickless as Buttons and Hayley-Ria Christian as The Fairy Godmother. The cast join the already-announced Coronation Street stars Connor McIntyre and Les Dennis who will play The Ugly Sisters alongside singing sensation Gareth Gates as Prince Charming
18 September, 2018
Following last year’s record-breaking pantomime run which saw over 50,000 festive theatregoers pass through its doors, Woking’s New Victoria Theatre have announced that the legendary Paul Chuckle will be joining the cast and starring alongside Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood in this year’s must-see Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes, Cinderella, from Friday 7 December.
17 September, 2018
Hull New Theatre has announced that EastEnders icon Anita Dobson, comedy star Bernie Clifton, Hull-born West End star Jocasta Almgill, and long-time Hull resident, Comedian Martyn James, will star in this year’s spectacular family pantomime, Cinderella from Thursday 6 December. The casting replaces the previously announced Chuckle Brothers.
12 September, 2018
The Beck Theatre is delighted to congratulate this year’s swashbuckling housemate hero, Ryan Thomas who was crowned the winner of last night’s Celebrity Big Brother before he swaps the Diary Room for the number one Dressing Room and prepares for his role as the villainous Captain Hook in this year’s must-see Beck pantomime, Peter Pan from Friday 7 December.
30 August, 2018
Venue Cymru has announced that funny man and renowned stand-up comedian, actor, writer, presenter and drummer Herbie Adams and West End and musical theatre sensation Natalie Winsor will join Tom Parker, the much-loved member of The Wanted, and star in this year’s must-see spectacular pantomime, Cinderella, from 8 December, North Wales’ most spectacular festive production.
16 August, 2018
14 August, 2018
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announced that Oliver Ormson will play The Prince in this year’s pantomime alongside the previously announced Debbie McGee, Richard Cadell & Sooty, Doreen Tipton and Ian Adams.
19 July, 2018
Venue Cymru has announced that The Wanted star Tom Parker will lead the cast as Prince Charming in this year’s spectacular family pantomime, Cinderella, from Saturday 8 December.
11 July, 2018
Musical Theatre star Keith Jack joins the SEC Armadillo pantomime Cinderella as the handsome Prince Charming
4 July, 2018
New Wimbledon Theatre has announced that leading comedian, magician and television regular Pete Firman will join the previously-announced Paul Merton and lead the cast of this year’s magical family pantomime, Aladdin, from Saturday 8 December.
3 July, 2018
Royal & Derngate announce their pantomime cast for Peter Pan!
28 June, 2018
Belfast’s Grand Opera House has announced that the headline cast of last year’s record-breaking panto, Peter Pan, will reunite for Jack and the Beanstalk this Christmas.
27 June, 2018
Manchester Opera House have today revealed that Gareth Gates will join the cast of Cinderella as Prince Charming, alongside Coronation Street bad boys Connor McIntyre and Les Dennis who were previously announced as the Ugly Sisters.
27 June, 2018
Mayflower Theatre have announced that The X Factor winner Joe McElderry, Three Degrees diva Sheila Ferguson and Hearsay star Suzanne Shaw have joined the cast of this year’s must-see Mayflower pantomime, Dick Whittington, from Saturday 15 December. Singer, songwriter and actor Joe McElderry became a household name after winning the sixth series of ITV’s The X Factor in 2009. His first single The Climb reached number one in the UK singles chart and led to the release of his subsequent albums Wide Awake, Here’s What I Believe and Saturday Night at the Movies. Joe was also a contestant on ITV’s Pop Star to Opera Star and Channel 4’s The Jump, where he won both competitions, and regularly tours the UK. In theatre he has starred in The Who’s Tommy and in pantomime for Qdos Entertainment for four seasons.
26 June, 2018
PETER PAN ARE ANNOUNCED!
22 June, 2018
Wolverhampton Grand have announced that teddy bear royalty, Sooty, will star in this year’s magical family pantomime SLEEPING BEAUTY, alongside his good friend Richard Cadell, with Debbie McGee, Doreen Tipton and Ian Adams from Saturday 8 December.
20 June, 2018
Richmond Theatre has today announced the multi award-winning actor of stage and screen, Robert Lindsay will make his pantomime debut starring as the dastardly Captain Hook in the theatres’ second pantomime staged by Qdos Entertainment, Peter Pan from Saturday 8 December – Sunday 6 January 2019. Press are invited to attend for review on Wednesday 12 December at 7pm.
15 June, 2018
Fresh from last week’s exciting live rounds of Britain’s Got Talent semi-finals, Wycombe Swan is delighted to announce magician and comedian Mandy Muden has joined the cast of this year’s panto and will star as The Magical Mirror in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, alongside Strictly star Brendan Cole from Friday 7 December.
31 May, 2018
THE FAIRY GODMOTHER OF ALL PANTOMIMES!
31 May, 2018
The Orchard Theatre have announced that Marti Pellow will lead the cast of this year’s spectacular family pantomime Aladdin from Saturday 8 December playing the role of the evil sorcerer Abanazar.
24 May, 2018
Having wowed audiences and critics alike in last year’s festive production, Darlington Hippodrome have announced that Darlington’s own diva Zoe Birkett will be back by popular demand to star in this year’s wish-filled pantomime Aladdin alongside actor Robin Askwith, Louie Spence, Eric Potts and Liam Mellor from Saturday 8 December.
18 May, 2018
Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s Theatre have announced West End and television leading man Lee Mead will star as the dashing Prince in this year’s must-see pantomime, Snow White. Lee will star alongside returning HMT favourites Alan McHugh and Jordan Young, in the panto from Saturday 1 December.
15 May, 2018
THEATRE ROYAL PLYMOUTH’S PANTOMIME, DICK WHITTINGTON.
14 May, 2018
Liverpool Empire have announced that Shirley Ballas, who hit the screens last year as Head Judge on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, will make her pantomime debut and lead the cast of this year’s Giant of a spectacular family pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, joined by hilarious funny man John Evans as Simple Simon from Friday 14 December.
11 May, 2018
GLASGOW’S SEC ANNOUNCES ITS STARS FOR THE FAIRY GODMOTHER OF ALL PANTOMIMES, CINDERELLA!
4 May, 2018
Wycombe Swan have announced Strictly Come Dancing star, dancer, choreographer and entertainer Brendan Cole will make his pantomime debut in this year’s must-see pantomime spectacular Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs from Friday 7 December 2018.
4 May, 2018
TO STAR IN CINDERELLA
4 May, 2018
New Theatre Cardiff have announced a further FOUR stars for this year’s beast of a pantomime, Beauty and the Beast with Ben Richards, Danny Bayne, Adam C Booth and Stephanie Webber joining the cast of Wales’ biggest pantomime, which opens on Saturday 8 December.
2 May, 2018
THE FAIRY GODMOTHER OF ALL PANTOMIMES!
30 April, 2018
Mayflower Theatre have announced that soap legend Steve McFadden, funny man Bobby Davro and ultimate pantomime dame Andrew Ryan will star in this year’s must-see Mayflower Theatre pantomime, Dick Whittington from Saturday 15 December.
27 April, 2018
SNOW WHITE AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM FOR STRICTLY LIMITED FIVE WEEK RUN
27 April, 2018
INITIAL CASTING SEES CORRIE’S CONNOR McINTYRE AND LES DENNIS STAR IN THE CITY’S MUST-SEE FAMILY PANTO, CINDERELLA, THIS CHRISTMAS
24 April, 2018
PAUL JAMES CORRIGAN RETURNS TO THE KING’S PANTO HE JOINS THE PREVIOUSLY CONFIRMED ELAINE C SMITH AND JOHNNY MAC IN THIS YEAR’S MUST-SEE PANTOMIME, ALADDIN!
19 April, 2018
Wyvern Theatre announce soap star Adam Woodyatt's return to Swindon as Abanazar in their sensational family pantomime, Aladdin
17 April, 2018
Crewe Lyceum have announced that Cheshire resident Britain’s Got Talent winner George Sampson will be teaming up with comedy legends Cannon and Ball and street dancing his way down Heath Street to star in the title role of this year’s truly gigantic pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk from Friday 14 December.
17 April, 2018
The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford has announced that Blue star Simon Webbe will be joining Billy Pearce and Christopher Biggins, as they embark on a magic carpet ride into Old Peking for this year’s spectacular annual pantomime, Aladdin, from Saturday 8 December.
16 April, 2018
The Great British Pantomime Awards returned for their second year, staged last night at New Wimbledon Theatre. The awards, judged by an independent panel of enthusiasts from across the UK, culminated in last night’s event, which saw a host of the biggest panto stars in the country join together and celebrate the art form at a glittering event hosted by the one and only Christopher Biggins.
11 April, 2018
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announced that the lovely Debbie McGee has joined the cast of this year’s fairytale pantomime SLEEPING BEAUTY joining Doreen Tipton and Ian Adams in the must-see annual festive treat from Saturday 8 December.
28 March, 2018
Television and stage star Louie Spence will lead the cast of this year’s spectacular family pantomime Aladdin at Darlington Hippodrome, alongside last year’s returning stars Eric Potts and Liam Mellor from Saturday 8 December.
27 March, 2018
CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS TO STAR IN BRADFORD’S HIGH-FLYING PANTOMIME ADVENTURE, ALADDIN!
16 March, 2018
New Wimbledon Theatre is pleased to announce that writer, actor, comedian, radio and television presenter Paul Merton will be stepping out from behind the iconic Have I Got News For You desk and donning the heels, making his live pantomime debut as Widow Twankey in this year’s must-see family pantomime, Aladdin, from Saturday 8 December.
16 March, 2018
The Regent Theatre has today announced the return of pantomime favourites Jonny Wilkes and Christian Patterson in Stoke-on-Trent’s family pantomime adventure, Robin Hood. Jonny will star in the title role while Christian plays Robin Hood’s legendary companion, Friar Tuck
12 March, 2018
Following last year’s record-breaking pantomime run which saw over 60,000 festive theatregoers through its doors, New Theatre Cardiff have announced that television star Lisa Riley, local sporting legend Gareth Thomas and hilarious comic Mike Doyle are to star in this year’s spellbinding family pantomime, Beauty and the Beast from Saturday 8 December.
8 March, 2018
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced today that Doreen Tipton and Ian Adams will return for a third consecutive pantomime season in SLEEPING BEAUTY from Saturday 8 December 2018 – Sunday 13 January 2019.
8 March, 2018
JOE PASQUALE AND JOHN CHALLIS TO STAR IN THIS YEAR’S THEATRE ROYAL PANTOMIME, PETER PAN
8 March, 2018
Milton Keynes Theatre has announced that television, recording, musical theatre and pantomime star Shane Richie will lead the cast in this year’s spectacular family pantomime, Robin Hood from Saturday 8 December 2018.
5 March, 2018
RYAN THOMAS STARS AS CAPTAIN HOOK IN THIS YEAR’S HIGH-FLYING PANTOMIME ADVENTURE, PETER PAN!
23 February, 2018
Bristol Hippodrome have announced that comedy legend, musical theatre, television and Strictly star Brian Conley and celebrity style guru and television presenter Gok Wan will star in this year’s spectacular production of the Fairy Godmother of all Pantomimes, Cinderella, from Saturday 8 December.
20 February, 2018
ELAINE C SMITH AND JOHNNY MAC REUNITE TO STAR IN THIS YEAR’S MUST-SEE PANTOMIME, ALADDIN!
13 February, 2018
Following the phenomenal success of last year’s pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Crewe Lyceum have announced that the hilarious Cannon & Ball will be back to star in their third consecutive Crewe panto! Back by overwhelming popular demand, the much-loved pair will star as Tommy and Bobby Trot, brothers to Jack, in the pantomime title Cheshire audiences have certainly bean waiting for.
13 February, 2018
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Wycombe Swan On sale from Tuesday 13 February, 10am
25 January, 2018
Southend Cliffs Pavilion have announced that Ashley Banjo and Diversity will star in Southend’s next must-see pantomime Aladdin, from Friday 14 December 2018.
22 January, 2018
Newcastle Theatre Royal announces a rip-roaring show for 2018/9 – Goldilocks and The Three Bears, the pantomime that’s just right!
19 January, 2018
New Victoria Theatre have announced that the Fairy Godmother of all Pantomimes, Cinderella, will entertain festive Surrey theatregoers in next year’s spectacular pantomime from Friday 7 December 2018 starring Craig Revel Horwood.
1 November, 2017
Beginning next month, a host of stars from the world of entertainment will light up the stages in thirty-five theatres around the UK for this year’s Qdos Entertainment pantomime season.
26 October, 2017
Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer, in partnership with theatres across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, have been at the forefront of staging Relaxed Performances since 2015 allowing audiences of all abilities to enjoy the magic of pantomime every festive season.
6 September, 2017
Qdos Entertainment Group are delighted to announce that they have raised in excess of £1 million for Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity – helping to fund a suite of operating theatres at the hospital which are due to open at the end of this year.
25 April, 2017
Leading West End producer Michael Harrison is to be awarded Honorary Freedom of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne in recognition of his services to Newcastle Theatre Royal and its record-breaking pantomime.
3 February, 2017
Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer, has released audience figures that have seen the company welcome over 1.6 million theatregoers to the 2016/17 pantomime season, a new attendance record for company now in its 35th year of producing pantomime.
9 January, 2017
Fairy tale dreams have come true for one lucky theatre fan who has scooped a show stopping prize after being revealed as the holder of the one millionth ticket for the hugely popular Theatre Royal pantomime.
30 November, 2016
With less than one month to go until the opening of Birmingham’s favourite pantomime, Qdos Entertainment and Birmingham Hippodrome are delighted to announce that West End actress and singer DANIELLE HOPE will join JOHN BARROWMAN, STEVE MCFADDEN, THE KRANKIES, JODIE PRENGER and MATT SLACK in this year’s magical, festive production of Dick Whittington in the role of Alice from Mon 19 Dec 2016 – Sun 29 Jan 2017.
16 November, 2016
Hoist the mainsail and steer a course to Neverland with Peter Pan which opens next month at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford the home of Yorkshire’s biggest pantomime!
4 November, 2016
22 NOVEMBER 2016 - 29 JANUARY 2017
26 July, 2016
Since 2010 Scarborough-based Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer, together with its sister company HQ Theatres & Hospitality, have been fund-raising partners for the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital.
20 July, 2016
Fresh from winning the tenth series of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, Lance Corporal Richard Jones will be making magic in this year’s Swansea Grand Theatre’s pantomime Sleeping Beauty, which opens on Friday 9 December 2016.
19 July, 2016
Wyvern Theatre has announced that Coronation Street star Ryan Thomas will make his pantomime debut in the role of Prince Charming in this year’s spectacular family pantomime, Cinderella which opens on Saturday 10 December 2016.
15 July, 2016
Birmingham Hippodrome has announced that actress and singer Jodie Prenger will star as Fairy Bow Bells alongside the previously announced cast John Barrowman, Steve McFadden, The Krankies and Matt Slack in the magical pantomime adventure, Dick Whittington.
1 July, 2016
Amanda Holden will play The Fairy Godmother in Qdos Entertainment’s London Palladium production of Cinderella. Cinderella will run at the London Palladium for five weeks only over the Festive season from Friday 9 December 2016 to Sunday 15 January 2017, with press night on Wednesday 14 December 2016.
29 June, 2016
The Beck Theatre, Hayes, has announced that the popular actress Pauline Quirke will star as the Fairy Godmother in this year’s must-see family pantomime, Cinderella, alongside fellow Birds of a Feather star, her son Charlie Quirke in the role of Dandini.
21 June, 2016
The Theatre Royal Nottingham has announced its headline cast for this year’s giant pantomime spectacular, Jack and the Beanstalk. Leading the cast will be the legendary comedy-duo The Chuckle Brothers, Benidorm star Tony Maudsley, and The X Factor finalist Chico.
1 June, 2016
The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford has announced that Emmerdale favourite Charlie Hardwick and pop and West End theatre star Jon Lee will headline alongside Bradford panto king Billy Pearce and actor, singer and presenter Darren Day in the swashbuckling pantomime adventure Peter Pan this winter.
26 May, 2016
Initial casting is announced today (26 May 2016) for Qdos Entertainment’s London Palladium production of Cinderella. The 32 strong cast will be led by Paul O’Grady as The Wicked Stepmother, Julian Clary as Dandini, Lee Mead as Prince Charming, Paul Zerdin as Buttons, Nigel Havers as Lord Chamberlain and Count Arthur Strong as Baron Hardup. The roles of Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother and the Ugly Sisters will be announced soon.
10 May, 2016
The Cliffs Pavilion has announced that everyone’s favourite fashionista, television presenter, chef, designer and pantomime star Gok Wan will headline alongside the previously announced Brian Conley in the swashbuckling pantomime Robinson Crusoe & the Caribbean Pirates.
20 April, 2016
The SECC Clyde Auditorium has announced that Marti Pellow will lead the cast of Aladdin, the City’s biggest Christmas show, which runs for three weeks only from Saturday 10 to Saturday 31 January 2017.
14 April, 2016
The Grand Opera House has announced that Gareth Gates will star as Prince Charming in this year’s must-see pantomime Cinderella, alongside Northern Ireland’s Queen of Comedy May McFettridge in the role of the Fairy Godmother.
6 April, 2016
Venue Cymru has scored a pantomime try with the news that Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas will lead the cast of this year’s spectacular family pantomime at Venue Cymru, alongside Llandudno favourite John Evans and local comedian Andy Jones.
5 April, 2016
Back by huge popular demand Elaine C Smith, Alan McHugh and Jordan Young will make a welcome return to His Majesty’s Theatre for this year’s magical pantomime adventure Dick McWhittington.
4 April, 2016
It has been announced that boyband sensation Jaymi Hensley will take on the high-flying title role in East Sussex’s must-see pirate adventure Peter Pan when it flies into the White Rock Theatre this Christmas.
1 April, 2016
Bradford Alhambra’s king of pantomime Billy Pearce boards the Jolly Roger and heads to Neverland to star alongside Darren Day in this year’s swashbuckling pantomime Peter Pan.
23 March, 2016
Music and theatre star Simon Webbe leads the cast of this year’s spectacular family pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk at Northampton’s Royal & Derngate alongside Britain’s Got Talent winners Ashleigh and Pudsey, from Friday 9 to Saturday 31 December.
21 March, 2016
Television and stage stars Linda Robson, Louie Spence and Bobby Davro will lead the cast of this year’s spectacular family pantomime Cinderella at Wycombe Swan.
15 March, 2016
The line-up for Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s pantomime ALADDIN just got bigger with the announcement of the addition of Ben Faulks to the cast. Starring alongside the previously announced Joe McElderry and Lisa Riley, Ben Faulks - CBeebies’ Mr Bloom - will play the Chief of Peking Police.
15 March, 2016
The Theatre Royal Plymouth announces that Birds of a Feather star Lesley Joseph and Duncan James from Blue will lead the cast of this year’s magical Christmas show Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the fairest pantomime in all the land!
9 March, 2016
The New Theatre, Cardiff has announced a major casting coup for this year’s forthcoming pantomime Peter Pan, as it has secured global superstar David Hasselhoff at the helm of the panto in the role of Captain Hoff the Hook, Neverland’s ultimate bad boy.
29 February, 2016
Returning by popular demand Brian Conley makes a welcome return to the Cliffs Pavilion and will lead the cast of this year’s swashbuckling pantomime Robinson Crusoe & the Caribbean Pirates.
24 February, 2016
Following on from last year’s smash hit Cinderella, Crewe Lyceum has announced that legendary double act Cannon & Ball will star in this year’s magical pantomime adventure Aladdin.
22 February, 2016
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announce that X Factor winner Joe McElderry will star in the title role of this year’s magical pantomime adventure – ALADDIN.
24 November, 2015
Stars of theatre and screen take to the stage next month for this year’s gilt-edged line-up of Qdos Entertainment pantomimes, 24 of which will come to life across the UK this winter.
7 September, 2015
Darlington’s Civic Theatre’s pantomime will have a hugely entertaining disco sequence in the form of the loveable, if a little highly strung, Dooby Duck! Hatched in 1981, Dooby made his stage debut in pantomime alongside the late Les Dawson, which proved so popular it led to a Royal request to appear at the Children’s Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium.
19 June, 2015
Channel 4’s popular TV show Coach Trip’s Brendan Sheerin and X Factor finalist Niki Evans have joined the cast of this year’s spectacular family pantomime Cinderella at Darlington Civic Theatre. The news follows the theatre’s recent announcement that Ashleigh Butler leads the cast as Cinderella, with her talented four-legged friend Pudsey.
23 April, 2015
The Clyde Auditorium is delighted to announce that Glasgow’s own Pop Idol Michelle McManus will be joining David Hasselhoff and The Krankies in the SECC Clyde Auditorium’s forthcoming pantomime spectacular Peter Pan.
9 April, 2015
The Orchard Theatre has announced that TV star; actor and comedian Shane Richie will star in its pantomime, Dick Whittington which opens on Saturday 12 December 2015.
23 March, 2015
Mayflower Theatre has announced that Joe Pasquale and Duncan James will star in this year’s magical pantomime adventure Aladdin this Christmas.
20 March, 2015
The New Theatre has announced today that comedy kings Cannon and Ball will perform in the fairest panto in all the land, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, at Hull New Theatre this Christmas. The comedy pair will join pop sensation Joe McElderry in the roles as the Wicked Queen’s henchmen!
20 March, 2015
Darlington Civic Theatre has announced that Britain’s Got Talent winning act, Ashleigh and Pudsey, are to star in this year’s magical family pantomime, Cinderella.
19 February, 2015
Hull New Theatre has announced that the cast of this year’s pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, will be led by X Factor winner and pop sensation Joe McElderry as ‘The Man in the Mirror’.
5 February, 2015
The SECC and the world’s biggest pantomime producer Qdos Entertainment have today announced that Scottish showbiz legends The Krankies are to return in this year’s Clyde Auditorium pantomime Peter Pan, starring alongside David Hasselhoff, whose casting was announced in December.