Get your theatre fix from home with these shows and concerts which are streaming over the next week.
From concerts filled with West End stars to Christmas pantomime, there’s plenty on offer online over the next seven days.
Here are our top picks…
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.
Sunset Boulevard Concert
Curve Leicester - 22 December 2020 - 9 January 2021 - Get tickets
Curve Leicester has announced an online stream of its Sunset Boulevard concert production. The concert performances will be directed by Nikolai Foster, with Ria Jones, Danny Mac, Molly Lynch, Adam Pearce, Dougie Carter and Carl Sanderson on the cast. Get tickets here.
The Barn Theatre - 23 December 2020 - 3 January 2021 - Get tickets
Waylon Jacobs (Hamilton, Memphis, The Last Five Years) appears in the title role of the world premiere of Alan Pollock's new adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic story Peter Pan, playing online and in person at The Barn Theatre. Get tickets here.
Reunited concert series
Thespie - 3 December 2020 - 31 December 2020 - Get tickets
A host of UK stage stars will appear in a new online Reunited concert series. The four concerts are The Songs of Stephen Schwartz, the cast of & Juliet, The Reunion featuring the stars of Six The Musical and All I Want For Christmas Is Theatre. Get tickets here.
A Christmas Carol
The Old Vic - 12 December 2020 - 24 December 2020 - Get tickets
Matthew Warchus’ big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol, adapted by Jack Thorne, returns to the venue's stage in 2020 for an online audience. Andrew Lincoln (Love, Actually, The Walking Dead) will lead the cast in the role of Scrooge. Get tickets here.
Christmas With The Stars concert
stream.theatre - 24 December 2020 - 26 December 2020 - Get tickets
An online concert featuring stars of the West End is to stream online on Christmas Eve And Boxing Day. 2020's Christmas With The Stars will be filmed at the Actor's Church in Covent Garden, raising money for Children with Cancer UK. Get tickets here.
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.
We Need A Little Christmas concert
stream.theatre - 20 December 2020 - 1 January 2020 - Get tickets
A starry list of performers will appear in a Christmas musical concert streaming online from December. Denise Welch will host the filmed concert, We Need A Little Christmas, in support of Shelter and Crisis at Christmas. Get tickets here.
The Railway Children
YouTube - 21 December 2020 - 23 December 2020 - Watch online
A performance of the timeless classic 'The Railway Children' will be streaming on YouTube for FREE for 48 hours, via The Show's Must Go On channel. Watch online 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 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.