Here's a run down of upcoming Christmas pantomimes you can watch online in 2020.
With current pandemic restrictions meaning a lot of in-person performances have been cancelled, some shows are going on online.
Dick Whittington - National Theatre - 23 December 2020 - 27 December 2020 - Watch online A pantomime production of Dick Whittington will stream for free online from the National Theatre's newly reconfigured Olivier theatre, written by Jude Christian and Cariad Lloyd and directed by Ned Bennett. The cast will feature Dickie Beau, Amy Booth-Steel, Lawrence Hodgson-Mullings, Georgina Onuorah, and Cleve September. Watch online here.
Cinderella Adult Panto - Panto Online - 4 December 2020 - 10 January 2021 - Get tickets Blue Peter legend and regular panto dame Peter Duncan stars in this online production of Jack and the Beanstalk, complete with ingenious sets, fabulous costumes and even a real beanstalk! Get tickets here.
Cinderella - The Turbine Theatre - 16 December 2020 - 1 January 2021 - Get tickets This adult panto production of Cinderella has been written by Jodie Prenger and Neil Hurst and is directed by Lizzy Connolly. The cast features Oscar Conlon-Morrey (Ugly Sister), Rufus Hound (Buttons), Debbie Kurup (Prince Charming), Scott Paige (Ugly Sister), Sean Parkins (Fairy) and Daisy Wood-Davis (Cinderella). Get tickets here.
D!CK The Adult Panto - Guildford Fringe - 17 December 2020 - 24 December 2020 - Get tickets Definitely one for the grown-ups only, this will be the ninth Adult Panto for Guildford Fringe, following sell-out success in recent years. Jack Marshall plays the title role of Dick with Olivia Rooks as Queen Rat/Fairy Big Bells, Rachel Warrick-Clarke as Fanny Fitznicely/Pussy and Paul Toulson as Dame Dixie Normous Fitznicely. Get tickets here.
Cinderella - Nottingham Playhouse - 19 December 2020 - 16 January 2021 - Get tickets The show will be presented both in person to socially distanced audiences and online to viewers at home. The cast will feature Gabrielle Brooks as Cinderella, Nottingham Playhouse panto favourite John Elkington as Ugly Sister Kourtney, Tom Hopcroft as Ugly Sister Kylie, Tim Frater as Buttons, Max Runham as Prince, Sara Poyzer Fairy Godmother/Baroness Kim and Jessica Lee as Dandini. Get tickets here.
Cinderella Live Online - Panto Live - 19 December 2020 - 24 December 2020 - Get tickets Harry Potter star Chris Rankin is to appear in an interactive lockdown pantomime production of Cinderella. Audiences globally will get to Boo, Laugh, Cheer, Clap, Shout 'Behind You' and even sing along with the cast in this ground-breaking fully interactive panto. Get tickets here.
Dick Whittington - stream.theatre - 19 December 2020 - 23 December 2020 - Get tickets Multi-award nominated Immersion Theatre invite you to enjoy their larger-than-life, pop up pantomime: Dick Whittington! Packed with hilarious routines, heaps of audience interaction, and a host of chart-topping hits, this high energy, exciting show about a young man seeking his fame and fortune among the bright lights of the big city promises to be the purrrr-fect Christmas experience! Get tickets here.