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Pantomimes in London

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What is a London pantomime?

Pantomimes are traditional plays that include songs, dances, comedy, and audience participation. They are mostly inclusive of gender role reversals, clownish comedy, and eccentric costumes, and are inspired by fairy tales or children’s stories.

Which pantomimes in London have reopened in 2022?

The most popular Pantomimes in London that reopened in 2022 are:
  • Potted Panto: Potted Panto tickets present the combination of seven of the people’s favourite Pantomimes, an Olivier Award-nominated show that brings 70-minutes of extravaganza. 
  • Cinderella: Everyone’s favourite fairy tale is turned into the 21st-century pantomime version of Cinderella once again finding her Prince Charming. 
  • Dick Whittington: Dick Whittington tickets presents TuckShop’s all-drag version of ‘Dick Whittington!’, and his quest to find adventure, fortune, and fame in Soho. 
  • Aladdin: Featuring a score by multiple Grammy and Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, Disney's Aladdin transports you to the enchanting Middle Eastern city of Agrabah and its life. 
  • Red Riding Hood: Presented as a traditional Pantomime, this show appeals to all age groups, following the events encountered by a young girl in a red cloak. 

Which are the longest-running pantomimes plays on the West End?

Dick Whittington and his Cat is considered the oldest and longest playing pantomime with its initial staging in 1914. The show is inspired by English folklore surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington and how he rose from poverty to becoming a wealthy man.

How to choose the right seats for a pantomime at West End?

A lot happens on the stage during a pantomime show and you need to get the best seats in the house to ensure you don’t miss out on anything. For a pantomime show, try getting leads in the middle rows. These are far away enough from the stage to give you a clear view of the proceedings and the sound quality is also the best here.

What pantomimes are currently playing at West End?

The pantomimes currently playing at West End include Aladdin, Dick Whittington, Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Potted Panto, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

How to book tickets to London Pantomimes?

You can book tickets to London pantomime shows online and in advance. Purchasing London Theatre tickets online guarantees you discounts on the best West End shows, last-minute London Theatre tickets, the best London Theatre seat plan, secure online booking, and cheap West End tickets.

Which are the most popular theatres for London Pantomime? 

The most prominent London Theatres for pantomimes are: 

Is photography allowed at London pantomimes?

Photography and filming are not allowed in any of the pantomime viewings. 

Are theatres for London pantomimes wheelchair accessible?

Yes, all London Theatres are wheelchair accessible with special lifts and spaces allotted for guests with wheelchairs.
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