PANTO-SEASON is back upon us and we thought we would save you the hassle of trawling through sites to try and find pantos near your area.

So, we have rounded up some of the best pantomimes that you can enjoy this winter season.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The circus comes to nearby St Helens this Christmas in the magical pantomime, Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Join Goldilocks this festive time, who, with the help of the Three Bears tries to save her Big Top from a rival circus owner.

10 December 2021 – 9 January 2022

St Helens Theatre Royal, Corporation St, Saint Helens WA10 1LQ

Tickets can be bought here.

Sleeping Beauty

Crewe welcomes the much-loved panto this Christmas.

Once upon a time in a land far away, Princess Aurora is given a sixteenth birthday present by her evil godmother Carabosse. By pricking her finger on an enchanted spinning wheel she is placed under a cruel curse and forced to sleep for 100 years.

Can true love survive and the handsome Prince Charming break the spell? Can Aurora’s best friend Muddles help save the town and who will outwit the Enchantress and foil her wicked plans?

December 10 2021 - January 2 2022

Lyceum Theatre, Heath Street, Crewe CW1 2DA

Tickets can be found here.


Cinderella will arrive at the Brindley Theatre this winter.

It's sure to have the usual spectacular scenery, dazzling costumes, hilarious jokes, singalong songs and fun for all the family.

The first show has already sold out.

The Brindley, High St, Runcorn WA7 1BG.

December 11 – January 9 2022.

Tickets can be found here.

White Christmas

Make it a magical family Christmas in 2021 as the brand-new production of Irving Berlin's White Christmas lights up the Palace Theatre, direct from the West End.

Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT

November 22 - December 4

Tickets can be found here.


Aladdin will feature a lamp-load of comedy, jaw-dropping special effects, sensational song and dance and plenty of boos and hisses the whole family will enjoy.

Follow Aladdin on a spectacular adventure he'll never forget, with flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and plenty of festive magic.

December 11 2021 – January 2 2022

Opera House, Manchester, 3 Quay Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M3 3HP

Tickets can be found here.

Snow White

Snow White takes to Warrington early next year.

The Parr Hall will open its curtains on everyone’s favourite fairy tale Snow White which is sure to delight kids and adults alike.

Pyramid Parr Hall, Palmyra Square S, Warrington WA1 1BL

January 7 - 16

Tickets can be found here.


Southport will also be visited by Cinderella this winter.

You can expect to see some famous faces in this traditional panto with a modern twist. TV presenter, actress and singer Claire Sweeney stars as The Fairy Godmother.

The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB

December 10 2021 – January 2 2022

Tickets can be found here.

The Muppet Christmas Carol In Concert

Not a pantomime as such, but this show will be sure to draw some visitors.

Disney's The Muppet Christmas Carol will be presented live in concert this winter at the Liverpool Empire, featuring its musical score performed live to the film.

Liverpool Empire, Lime Street, Liverpool, L1 1JE

November 28

Tickets can be found here.