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Christmas Pantomimes

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the pantomime! And this year there are many shows to choose from!

Beauty and The Beast at Southport Theatre

Beauty

Beauty and the Beast will make you laugh, cry and fall in love with a host of hilarious and hairy characters.

Sam Kane returns, due to popular demand, in this year’s magical tale of Beauty and the Beast alongside Jason Marc-WilliamsAlistair Barron and Toni Howard who also appeared in last year’s popular Cinderella.

Nearest station: Southport station is a short walk away from Southport Theatre.

Peter

The Echo Arena will play host to the star studded Peter Pan! With Liverpool’s sweetheart Leanne Campbell (Radio City) making wishes come true as Tinkerbell. Leanne will be joined by panto stars Bippo and Danny Mills as Mr and Mrs Smee. this is a line-up of pros who are set to entertain! 

Nearest station: James Street station is a few minutes walk from the Echo Arena, for Wirral line services. Liverpool Central is a short walk away for Northern line services.

The Snow Queen at Everyman

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Everyman rock ‘n’ roll panto is the plaice to be this Christmas as The Snow Queen arrives in town. With a live band, plenty of laughs and more than a few surprises The Snow Queen is the perfect festive treat. So dive in to your wardrobe for your laughing trousers, break out the glitter and wave your flashing wand as the legendary rock ‘n’ roll panto hake, rattles and rolls at the Everyman once more!

Nearest Station: Liverpool Central is a short walk away for both Northern and Wirral line services.

Snow White at The Epstein Theatre

Snow White

This Christmas don't miss the fairest panto in all the land at the Epstein Theatre, with one of the world’s favourite fairy tales, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Follow the story of the beautiful princess Snow White, as she tries to escape the clutches of her evil step mother, who’s one aim is to become ‘the fairest of them all’.

Nearest Station: Liverpool Central is a short walk away for both Northern and Wirral line services.

Jack and the Beanstalk at Liverpool Empire

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A giant of a pantomime "Jack and the Beanstalk" comes to Liverpool Empire this festive season. Starring Merseyside's own Shirley Ballas as Mother Nature and comic sensation, John Evans as Simple Simon is back by popular demand after his 2017 performance.

This spectacular event is going to be packed with amazing special effects, belly hurting laughs, live music and of course the Giant Beanstalk!

Nearest Station: Lime Street is next to The Empire Theatre, for Wirral line services. Liverpool Central is a short walk away for Northern line services.

Aladdin at the Floral Pavilion

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Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect, Aladdin features laugh-out-loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses.

Follow Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee, and of course his mother Widow Twankey, on a spectacular adventure. Expect flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp-full of laughs,


Nearest Station: New Brighton station is a short walk away from the Floral Pavilion.

The Scouse Cinderella at The Royal Court

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After the smash hit success of The Scouse Nativity in 2017, the Royal Court Christmas gang are taking on another classic!

This show is packed with gags and great live music! There's a biff called Buttons, a Prince with a foot fetish and a pumpkin that turns into a Delta. There will be minging sisters, a lairy fairy and probably some dwarves who’ve got lost.

Like all of the Royal Court Christmas shows, this one is for the grown-ups so leave the kids at home (unless you want them to learn a few new words).

Nearest Station: Liverpool Central is a short walk away for both Northern and Wirral line services.

 

Whatever you decide to do this Christmas get your £11 Family Ticket from any staffed Merseyrail station and make the most of the festive season.

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