Christmas Pantomimes in Essex

There are Xmas Pantos big and small, across Essex in 2017 and into 2018. We’ve got them listed below along with other Xmassy and Festive theatrical events.

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Basildon Towngate Theatre
Tuesday 28th November 2017 to Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Starring Simon Fielding as Wishee Washee, Sophie Ladds at Aunty Banazar, and Daniel Stockton as Widow Twanky.
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A Christmas Carol
Basildon Towngate Theatre
Thursday 21st December 2017 to Sunday 24th December 2017
“After receiving rave reviews and standing ovations last year, The Dickens Theatre Company return to the Towngate with their 5 star production of The Charles Dickens Classic Christmas story.”
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Santa’s Christmas Wish
Braintree Arts Theatre
Saturday 23rd December 2017, 10:30am and 1:00pm
“A festive, song-filled, interactive family show particularly suitable for 2-7 year olds. It lasts 40 minutes followed by a special meet, greet and treat with Father Christmas himself!”
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Sleeping Beauty
Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree, CM7 9AE.
Tuesday 19th December 2017 to Sunday 24th December 2017
“Expect our Professional Cast to wow you with wonderful songs and dazzling dancing, topped off with plenty of laughter, some christmas cheer, loads of fun audience participation and everything you love about Panto!!”
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Narnia – Christmas Show 2017
Brentwood Theatre
Tuesday 5th December 2017 to Saturday 30th December 2017
“A musical retelling of this much loved family classic.”
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Chelmsford Civic Theatre
Wednesday 29th November 2017 – Sunday 7th January 2018
“From the creative team behind Jack and the Beanstalk and many other of the fabulous pantomimes presented by Chelmsford City Theatres and One From The Heart. Expect a sensational cast, energetic dance routines, top class live music, plenty of cringe-worthy gags and a heap of audience participation. ”
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Santa in Love
Chelmsford Cramphorn Studio
Saturday 16th December 2017 to Monday 18th December 2017
“Join Santa and his friends in this fun filled family musical complete with games, giggles and all your favourite Christmas songs.”
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Beauty and the Beast
Princes Theatre Clacton
Friday 9th December 2017 to Monday 1st January 2018
“TOWIE’s Dan Osborne leads a classic story for all the family whether you are 3 or 103 years old! ”
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Colchester Mercury Theatre
25th November 2017 to 14th January 2018
“Starring panto favourites Dale Superville and Antony Stuart-Hicks, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs promises to be a treat for the whole family – a memory to last all year!”
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Gants Hill

St. George’s Hall, Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill, Essex IG2 6XQ
Friday 19th February 2018 and Saturday 20th February 2018 and Friday 26th February 2018 and Saturday 27th January 2018
The Dragon Theatre Company presents fun-filled traditional panto for all the family.
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Peter Pan: The Magical Pantomime Adventure!
Harlow Playhouse
Friday 1st December 2017 to Sunday 31st December 2017
“Let your dreams take flight at Harlow Playhouse this year, in the most lavish, thrilling and innovative Christmas event for miles around!
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Sleeping Beauty
The Mill Arts and Events Centre, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, SS6 7ED
Thursday 30th November 2017 to Saturday 2nd December 2017
Join Rayleigh Operatic and Dramatic Society for this family pano.
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Jack and the Beanstalk
Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
Saturday 16th December 2017 to Sunday 7th January 2018
“Lee Mead, Stacey Solomon, Bobby Davro and Robin Askwith.”
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Snow Play
Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre, Southend
Thursday 21st December 2017 to Saturday 30th December 2017
“What would you do if one year Winter decided to stay and moved into your house? Well that’s what happens in our snowy spectacular show where you are guaranteed a white Christmas, no matter what the weather or the time of year!
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Beauty and the Beast
Thameside Theatre, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DX
Friday 1st December 2017 to Saturday 7th January 2018
“X-Factor and Celebrity Big Brother’s Stevi Ritchie as French Franc in a classic story for all the family whether you are 3 or 103 years old!”
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