Pantomimes In Kent: What’s On This Year

If you’re super organised then you might already have your tickets for this year. But if you’re anything like me, now Halloween is over and you can hear the sleigh bells in the distance, you need to get organised!

I have pulled together a list of pantomimes in Kent for you to take a look at and see which one suits your family this year!

If your Panto isn’t here let me know and I will include it! laura@onthedoorstep.org

Photo credit: Marlowe Theatre

Mother Goose: Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Running: 28 Nov 2019 – 12 Jan 2020

Tickets price range: £15 – £54.50

Booking link: https://marlowetheatre.com/shows/mother-goose/

From booking site: ‘Don’t miss our fun-filled family pantomime, Mother Goose, starring Dr Ranj (CBeebies, This Morning, Strictly Come Dancing), Jenna Russell (EastEnders, West End Star), the egg-cellent Ben Roddy (in his tenth Marlowe pantomime!), Canterbury favourite Lloyd Hollett, and Marc Pickering (Boardwalk Empire, Les Misérables).’

Peter Pan: The Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Running: 14 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020

Tickets price range: £20 -£39

Booking link: https://orchardtheatre.co.uk/Online/kent-pantomime

From booking site: ‘Take a fairy tale flight to Neverland this Christmas in the swashbuckling family adventure as the Jolly Roger navigates the perilous high seas and throws anchor in the Thames for another unmissable festive season in Dartford.

Starring Soap Star Steve McFadden, who will lead our panto cast as the villainous Captain Hook in this year’s swashbuckling family pantomime, Peter Pan!’

Photo Credit: Leas Cliff Hall

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs: Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Running: 13 Dec – 31 Dec

Tickets price range: £13 – £15

Booking link: https://www.atgtickets.com/times/snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarfs/leas-cliff-hall/2019-12-13

From booking site: ‘This year’s annual family pantomime at Leas Cliff Hall will see the iconic Folkestone venue team up for the first time with award-winning pantomime producers Paul Holman Associates to present the ever-popular tale of Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs from 13th-31st December 2019.’

Beauty & The Beast: Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone

Running: 30 Nov 2019 – 31 Jan 2020

Tickets price range: £20 – £23

Booking link: https://www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk/Hazlitt-Theatre/show/2e38388e-95f6-e811-a973-af4a893d2231/beauty-the-beast

From booking site: ‘This Christmas, join the Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone For a tale as old as time – Beauty & the Beast!The home to Christmas pantomimes for over 45 years and for the last 5 years produced by the inhouse local team. They work extra hard on everything from casting to choreography to production, sourcing sets, music, marketing and more.’

Photo Credit: Hazlitt Theatre

Aladdin: Theatre Royal, Margate

Running: 7 Dec – 29 Dec 2019

Tickets price range: £13 – £18.50

Booking link: https://www.margate-live.com/whatson-event/aladdin/

From booking site: ‘This Christmas, Wicked Productions along with Margate Panto favourites, JezO and Georgia Rowland-Elliott, return to Theatre Royal Margate for their fifth magical year, with the spectacular Pantomime, ‘Aladdin’.

Starring Margate Favourite Jezo as the hilarious ‘Wishee Washee’ Dave Short as ‘Widow Twankey’ and local favourite Georgia Rowland-Elliott as ‘Jasmine’.’

Peter Pan: EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge

Running: 13 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020

Tickets price range: £12 – £19.50

Booking link: https://emftheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173592636/events/428217304

From booking site: ‘You’ll be hooked this Christmas….

Back for a fourth spellbinding year, following last year’s smash hit pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk which broke box office records, Wicked Productions return to the EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge…’

Photo Credit: Theatre Royal, Margate

Peter Pan: Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Running: 7 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020

Prince range: £15.75 – £22.25

Booking link: https://www.assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk/whats-on/peter-pan

From booking site: ‘Flying into Tunbridge Wells for Christmas 2019 is the swashbuckling adventure, Peter Pan.

Meet Peter and the lost boys, Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell and get ready for a family show full of fun, fairy dust and pirates galore. Set sail for Neverland and take on Captain Hook and prepare for out-of-this-world flying effects, galleons of laughter and the hungriest of crocodiles.’

Cinderella: Sheppey Little Theatre, Sheppey

Running: 14 – 15 Dec 2019

Price range: £6.50

Booking link: https://www.sheppeylittletheatre.co.uk/

From booking site: No text available

Cinderella: Central Theatre, Chatham

Running: 12 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020

Price range: £17 – £23

Booking link: https://www.medwayticketslive.co.uk/Application/Event/167573

From booking site: ‘Left at home by the ugliest of sisters, Cinders cannot go to the ball. However, with the help of her Fairy Godmother (played by Lucy Benjamin) and brilliant buffoonery from Buttons, the most exciting night of her life can begin…

This year’s magical extravaganza is brought to you by Jordan Productions,the team behind last year’s smash hit Dick Whittington and his Cat and once again we promise you stunning sets, the most sensational costumes, slick choreography and spectacular live music.
Don’t miss Cinderella, the timeless tale of laughter, magic and true love.’

Aladdin: Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Running: 7 Dec – 5 Jan

Price Range: £20 – £58

Booking Link: https://churchilltheatre.co.uk/Online/bromley-pantomime-panto-kent

From booking site: ‘Starring stage legend Christopher Biggins as the iconic Widow Twankey, and hot off the heels of Cinderella, this year’s panto will be a magic-carpet ride you’ll never forget, in the wish-granting family panto, Aladdin.

A mainstay of entertainment for a number of decades, Christopher Biggins is best known for his numerous iconic television appearances in Porridge, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? and Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, as well as extensive West End credits which include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Biggins was also crowned King of the Jungle in 2007 when he won I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.’

Beauty and The Beast: The Woodville, Gravesend

Running: 6 Dec 2019 – 1 Jan 2020

Price range: £21 – £23

Booking link: https://www.woodville.co.uk/events/beauty-and-the-beast

From booking site: ‘Left at home by the ugliest of sisters, Cinders cannot go to the ball. However, with the help of her Fairy Godmother (played by Lucy Benjamin) and brilliant buffoonery from Buttons, the most exciting night of her life can begin…

This year’s magical extravaganza is brought to you by Jordan Productions,the team behind last year’s smash hit Dick Whittington and his Cat and once again we promise you stunning sets, the most sensational costumes, slick choreography and spectacular live music.
Don’t miss Cinderella, the timeless tale of laughter, magic and true love.’

Please note all details were correct at time of researching. Please contact theatres directly for final prices and booking availability. On the Doorstep has no affiliation with any of these theatres.