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22 January, 2018

NO PAWS IN PANTO FUN AS THEATRE ROYAL ANNOUNCES GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS FOR 18/19

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

CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD TO STAR IN NEXT YEAR’S FAB-U-LOUS NEW VICTORIA THEATRE PANTOMIME, CINDERELLA!

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

Qdos Entertainment Nationwide Season 2017/2018

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 Relaxed Performances, continuing its commitment to sharing the magic of panto

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 raises more than £1 million for Great Ormond Street Hospital

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.


7 July, 2017

A Galaxy of Names Announced for Cinderella at Birmingham Hippodrome

Birmingham Hippodrome has proudly announced that Beverley Knight, Danny Mac, Matt Slack, Suzanne Shaw, The Grumbleweeds, Ceri Dupree and Phil Randal will star in this year’s production of Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes!


25 April, 2017

Qdos Pantomimes Managing Director Michael Harrison to be awarded Freedom of Newcastle

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.


6 March, 2017

BILLY PEARCE AND COLEEN NOLAN STAR IN THIS YEAR’S ALHAMBRA THEATRE PANTOMIME

The Alhambra Theatre in Bradford has announced that this year’s pantomime audiences will be ‘in the mood for dancing’ as local and much-loved funny man Billy Pearce and current Celebrity Big Brother winner Coleen Nolan will star in this year’s spectacular family pantomime Cinderella, which opens on Saturday 16 December 2017.


3 February, 2017

Record-Breaking Pantomime season for Qdos Entertainment

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

ALFIE LOWES SNAPS UP ONE MILLIONTH TICKET TO NORTH EAST’S BIGGEST PANTOMIME SINCE CURRENT STARS DANNY ADAMS AND CLIVE WEBB BEGAN

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

WEST END STAR DANIELLE HOPE JOINS THE CAST OF BIRMINGHAM’S BIGGEST PANTO

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

Don’t leave it any longer to hook your tickets for the all-star pantomime Peter Pan

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

2016/17 NATIONWIDE PANTOMIME SEASON

22 NOVEMBER 2016 - 29 JANUARY 2017


26 July, 2016

Scarborough-based Qdos Entertainment raises over £855,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital

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

2016 Britain’s Got Talent winner Lance Corporal Richard Jones to make his panto debut at Swansea Grand Theatre!

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

CORRIE STAR RYAN THOMAS SWAPS THE COBBLES FOR CENTRE STAGE IN CINDERELLA

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

MUSICAL THEATRE STAR JODIE PRENGER JOINS THE CAST OF BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME’S PANTOMIME, DICK WHITTINGTON

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 TO PLAY THE FAIRY GODMOTHER IN STRICTLY LIMITED FIVE WEEK LONDON PALLADIUM RUN OF CINDERELLA

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

Birds of a Feather star Pauline Quirke leads the cast of the Beck Theatre’s glittering pantomime, Cinderella!

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

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THEATRE ROYAL NOTTINGHAM’S ‘GIANT’ OF A PANTOMIME

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

Soap-star Charlie Hardwick & S Club 7 favourite Jon Lee set sail for Neverland

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 ANNOUNCED FOR STRICTLY LIMITED FIVE WEEK LONDON PALLADIUM RUN OF CINDERELLA

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

Fashion Guru Gok Wan joins Brian Conley in Robinson Crusoe & the Caribbean Pirates

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

Marti Pellow to star in Glasgow’s biggest pantomime at the SECC this Christmas

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

Panto Idol May McFettridge and Pop Idol Gareth Gates to star in this year’s spectacular pantomime, Cinderella!

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

Rugby legend Gareth Thomas scores a starring role in Llandudno’s magical pantomime adventure, Aladdin

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

His Majesty’s Theatre’s record-breaking pantomime team return this festive season in Dick McWhittington!

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

Union J star Jaymi Hensley to star in White Rock Theatre’s swashbuckling family pantomime Peter Pan!

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

Billy Pearce and Darren Day lead the cast of Bradford Alhambra’s swashbuckling pantomime, Peter Pan

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

Simon Webbe and Ashleigh & Pudsey star in Northampton’s giant of a pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk

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

Linda Robson, Louie Spence and Bobby Davro to star in Wycombe Swan’s Cinderella

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

Children’s favourite Mr Bloom joins the Grand Theatre’s biggest pantomime cast!

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

Lesley Joseph and Duncan James to star in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Theatre Royal Plymouth

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

New Theatre ‘Hooks’ international superstar David Hasselhoff to star in this year’s swashbuckling pantomime, Peter Pan!

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

Comedy King Brian Conley returns to star in the Cliffs Pavilion pantomime Robinson Crusoe & the Caribbean Pirates

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

Comedy Kings Cannon & Ball to star in Aladdin at the Crewe Lyceum

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

Joe McElderry to lead the cast of Grand Theatre pantomime - Aladdin!

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

Qdos Entertainment reveals glittering 2015/16 pantomime season!

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

Disco Legend Dooby Duck to join the cast of Cinderella at Darlington Civic Theatre!

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

Brendan Sheerin and Niki Evans join Ashleigh & Pudsey in Cinderella - the greatest pantomime of them all!

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

Ballieston belle turns magical mermaid - Michelle McManus is hooked by the Hoff for Peter Pan

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

Shane Richie announced as Dick Whittington in The Orchard Theatre’s Family Pantomime

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

With Joe Pasquale and Duncan James starring in Aladdin, Mayflower Theatre’s 3D pantomime will be everything you could wish for

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

Comedy Kings Cannon And Ball Set To Star In The New Theatre’s Pantomime

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

Ashleigh & Pudsey Take The Lead In Darlington Civic Theatre’s Pantomime, Cinderella

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

X Factor winner Joe McElderry to star in East Yorkshire’s biggest pantomime

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

Another Fan-dabi-dozi Christmas is in store as The Krankies join the cast of Peter Pan

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.