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Pantomimes in Kent this Christmas

The pantomime season is upon us and with so many to chose from, we have listed the most popular in Kent so you don’t have the hassle!

Ashford, Christ Church Hall – Rapunzel – The Tangled Adventure

January 19 2018 – January 27 2018

A local cast brings an entertaining and hilarious pantomime presenting a twist on the classic Rapunzel.  It will provide a great pick-me-up for all the family in January after the Christmas period has passed.

Picture: @ashfordpanto Twitter

Broadstairs, Sarah Thorne Theatre – Sleeping Beauty

December 11 2017 – December 31 2017

A magical, traditional pantomime is bought to Broadstairs with the production of Sleeping Beauty.  The success from the past seven years has seen the creative team return for another year to put on a great show.

Picture: Visit Thanet

Bromley, Churchill Theatre – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

December 2 2017 – December 31 2017

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Churchill Theatre this winter will be full of comedy, song and dance.  Jessie Wallace (Eastenders) and Pete Firman (comedian) take to the stage to bring this thrilling story to life.

Picture: Churchill Theatre

Canterbury, Marlowe Theatre – Peter Pan

November 24 2017 – January 14 2018

A family pantomime with lots of audience participation featuring Shaun Williamson (Eastenders and Extras), children’s CBeebies’ favourites Gemma Hunt (Swashbuckle) and Samantha Dorrance (The Tale Of Mr Tumble).

This year The Marlowe Theatre bought back last years creative team who created last year’s award-winning pantomime, Dick Whittington.

Picture: Marlowe Theatre

Dartford, The Orchard Theatre – Cinderella

December 9 2017 – December 31 2017

Louie Spence and Michelle Collins star in the biggest production of the year at the Orchard Theatre.  Over 30,000 theatregoers attend the Dartford theatre each festive season to see well known stories bought to life by famous faces.

Picture: Orchard Theatre

Maidstone, Maidstone TV Studios – Peter Pan

December 15 2017 – January 6 2018

Amazing flying effects are featured in a magic filled pantomime with Amelia Lily as Tinkerbell and Hollyoaks’ James Sutton playing Captain Hook at the Maidstone Television Studios this Christmas.

Picture: Maidstone Panto Facebook

Tunbridge Wells, Assembly Hall heater – Aladdin

December 8 2017 – January 3 2018

One of the most popular pantomines of all is bought to you in Tunbridge Wells with EastEnders’ Michael Greco taking the lead role as Abanzar while CBBC’s presenter Mark Rhodes plays Aladdin to entertain the younger audience.

Picture: Assembly Hall Theatre