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Book tickets for panto at theatres across Kent later this winter online

Are you missing the thrill of live theatre as our venues across Kent and Medway have closed? How about giving yourself something to look forward to, and snapping up your panto tickets for the end of the year? Here's some of our main venues where you can book online from home:

Panto dame Ben Roddy as Mother Goose in last year's show Picture: The Marlowe Theatre
Panto dame Ben Roddy as Mother Goose in last year's show Picture: The Marlowe Theatre

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tickets are on sale for this year’s show, continuing the hugely successful partnership with Evolution Pantomimes. Jack and the Beanstalk will feature Marlowe favourite Ben Roddy and be written and directed by Paul Hendy. It will run from Friday, November 27 to Sunday, January 10, 2021. Book tickets online - some dates are down to their last few - at marlowe.theatre.com

Evolution's Paul Hendy and Emily Woods will be bringing us panto at two Kent theatres this year Picture: Tony Flashman
Evolution's Paul Hendy and Emily Woods will be bringing us panto at two Kent theatres this year Picture: Tony Flashman

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Theatre bosses have signed up to partner with Evolution Productions for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs from Friday, December 11 to Sunday, January 3. The show will be written by Evolution’s Paul Hendy with direction from the theatre’s JJ Almond. Tickets are on sale at assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk

Last year's panto stars at the Assembly Hall Theatre, Lloyd Warbey and Paul Bradley Picture: Andy Jones
Last year's panto stars at the Assembly Hall Theatre, Lloyd Warbey and Paul Bradley Picture: Andy Jones

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Panto legend Christopher Biggins leads the cast this year, after appearing at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley last year, in Jack and the Beanstalk. The show is due to run from Saturday, December 12 until Sunday, January 3, 2021. Tickets are on sale at orchardtheatre.co.uk

Christopher Biggins will star in this year's pantomime at the Orchard Theatre
Christopher Biggins will star in this year's pantomime at the Orchard Theatre

The Woodville, Gravesend

Wicked Productions are back for their third year, with Aladdin this Christmas, with Gravesend favourite Robert Pearce as Widow Twankey; ventriloquist Nicky Trix as (Wishee Washee and Rob Cummings as the dastardly evil wizard Abanazar, with more cast being announced later in the year. It runs from Friday, December 4 to Sunday, January 3. Book at woodville.co.uk

Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone

Jack And The Beanstalk, featuring fairytales, poor hero Jack and his mum Dame Trott, runs at the Earl Street theatre from Saturday, November 28 to Wednesday, December 31. Buy tickets online at parkwoodtheatres.co.uk

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

This year’s show, Sleeping Beauty, runs from Saturday, December 5 to Sunday, January 3, 2021. Casting will be announced later in the year. Book at churchilltheatre.co.uk

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Cinderella will be the venue’s panto for 2020/21, running from Friday, December 11 to Thursday, January 31. Book at atgtickets.com

* Most box offices across the county have closed phoned lines while the theatres are shut in line with government guidelines.

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