Panto-wise, we are spoilt for choice this winter, as the pantomime season comes to Boston, Horncastle, Lincoln and Skegness. Oh no it doesn’t! Oh yes it does!
The Blackfriars Arts Centre, [Spain Lane, Boston, PE21 6HP,] are putting on Jack & the Beanstalk. The traditional panto is a mix of mirth, mayhem and misunderstanding. It stars Ian Moore as Dame Trott and Mike Carnell as Silly Billy. Running from 11th December to 3rd January. Details and booking
The Horncastle Theatre company also presents Jack and the Beanstalk – a giant of a panto, at the Lion Theatre. January 27 – 30, February 3 – 6 at 7.30pm and Saturday matinées at 3pm. Tickets available at the Horncastle Music Shop, 10 the Bullring, Phone 01507 52566. View poster on Facebook.
Sleeping Beauty wakes up at the Theatre Royal [Clasketgate, Lincoln LN2 1JJ] from 7th December to 10th January. “Another traditional family pantomime with live orchestra and professional dancers. With a brand new script, this high energy show is packed full of stunning costumes and fabulous effects.” Starring Vicki Michelle (AKA Yvette Carte-Blanche from “Allo Allo!”, and not unknown to Emmerdale fans,) Peter Amory and Martin Daniels. Details and booking
Right now Snow White is getting together with the seven dwarfs at the Lincoln Drill hall [Free School Lane, Lincoln LN2 1EY] : “Mirror mirror on the wall, which is the best panto of them all? Well Jamie Marcus Productions pantos of course!!” See for yourself, 7th December to 3rd January. Details and booking
By some kind of magic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs are also on stage at The Embassy Theatre, Grand Parade, Skegness, PE25 2UG, from 15th to 27th December: a “fabulous professional pantomime from Jamie Marcus Productions that is bursting full of songs, comedy, boo’s and hisses! Details and bookings
On offer at the Neverland Arts Centre, Prince George Street, Skegness PE25 2BD:
- Santa Claus and the Night He Saved Christmas [22nd, 23rd and 24th December – 2pm and 6pm]
- The Snow Queen, [28th to 31st January] “A magical story of a young girl called Gerda and her quest to rescue her best friend Kay from the evil clutches of the mysterious Snow Queen. See her on an epic quest as she battles the coldest dark forces and faces her greatest fears”
- A magical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland [25th to 28th March] Online booking