Your guide to pantos across Norfolk and Suffolk

Actress Jennifer Ellison who is playing the Wicked Queen in the Theatre Royal panto this year.Pictur

Actress Jennifer Ellison who is playing the Wicked Queen in the Theatre Royal panto this year.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Here's our pick of the pantos in East Anglia this Christmas.

• Robin Hood King's Lynn Corn Exchange, December 10-January 3, various dates/times, £19 (£18 cons), £72-£54 family, 01553 764864, www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk Join Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men in the enchanted world of Sherwood Forest. Shaun Williamson plays the Sheriff. • Jack & The Beanstalk Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, until January 10, various dates/times, £26.50-£8.50, 01284 769505, theatreroyal.org Fee Fie Fo Fum…beware angry giants who turn very nasty when nosy little so-and-so's like Jack clamber up and pinch their valuables. • Cinderella Sheringham Little Theatre, until January 2, various dates/times, £18-£17, £13-£12 children, £60-£54 family, 01263 822347, www.sheringhamlittletheatre.com Written again by West End star Killian Donnelly, Sheringham's professional panto with singing, dancing and festive fun. • Pinocchio and the Pirates! The Atrium, North Walsham, December 12-23, various dates/times, £9 (£7 cons), £6 children, £28 family, 01692 400080, www.theatrium.org.uk Christmas adventure of the puppet who wants to be a real boy. Joseph Ballard has again written, produced and stars. • Aladdin Princess Theatre, Hunstanton, until January 1, various dates/times, £14.50 (£11.50 cons), £11.50 children, £45 family, 01485 532252, princesshunstanton.co.uk Princess Theatre's production starring Lucy Rollason, Roger Dean and Andy Eastwood. Looking for an old lamp, Aladdin gets more than he bargains for. • Snow White Norwich Theatre Royal, December 15-17, various times, £21.50-£7, 01603 630000, theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk Laughter, songs, dance and spectacular special effects with comedy duo Ben Langley and actor Richard Gauntlett as Muddles and Nurse Nellie. Former Sprowston High School pupil Amie Howes plays the lead role; Jennifer Ellison plays Queen Evilynne.

• Sleeping Beauty Marina Theatre, Lowestoft, December 15-January 2, various dates/times, £18.50-£7 (£16.50-£7), £58-£54 family, 01502 533200, www.marinatheatre.co.uk A beautiful princess who on her 16th birthday will prick her finger on a spinning wheel and fall asleep for 100 years. Rustie Lee heads up the cast as the enchanting Lilac Fairy. • Dick Whittington Pavilion Theatre, Gorleston, until January 2, £12.50 (£10 cons), £9 children, 01493 662832, gorlestonpavilion.co.uk Share in the adventures of Dick Whittington and the amazing Tommy. Helen McDermott as the Good Fairy keeps her wand handy.


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