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Our guide to pantos in Kent this Christmas

Our guide to pantos in Kent this Christmas

Thinking of picking your panto tickets for this year? Here's our guide to the shows set to entertain us this Christmas across the county:

Shakespeare to be staged by torchlight

Shakespeare to be staged by torchlight

A theatre company is staging an atmospheric production of Macbeth in the woods with the only lighting coming from torches held by the audience.

It'll be alright on the night for The Play That Goes Wrong

It'll be alright on the night for The Play That Goes Wrong

Things should be alright on the night for The Play That Goes Wrong when it comes to Kent as its director is also in charge of a theatre down the road.

Live shows and laughs in Kent this week

Live shows and laughs in Kent this week

Famous faces are lining up for live shows across the county this week. We've picked five for you to choose from.

Cat On a Hot Tin Roof set to sizzle on stage

Cat On a Hot Tin Roof set to sizzle on stage

A new adaptation of a Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning play set in sweltering Mississippi will take to the stage in Kent from tonight.

How to have a laugh in Kent this week

How to have a laugh in Kent this week

Need to lighten up? We've found five comedy nights with top class comedians happening across the county this week.

It's A Sin star brings his own story, First Time, to Kent

It's A Sin star brings his own story, First Time, to Kent

One of the stars of Channel 4's hit series It's A Sin talks about its impact as he brings his own story, now an autobiographical play, to the county.

'It means the world to be back on stage'

 'It means the world to be back on stage'

The cast of Jack and the Beanstalk spill the magic beans about what it's like to finally have live theatre back.

Strictly winner joins Kent's biggest panto

Strictly winner joins Kent's biggest panto

A Strictly Come Dancing winner is set to join the cast of the county's biggest pantomime, it has been revealed.

'We've got to laugh again'

'We've got to laugh again'

Masked Singer star Bonnie Langford, who joins Lee Mead in panto this Christmas, says panto will be a chance to laugh again and enjoy some escapism.

Black comedy musical Heathers in town

Black comedy musical Heathers in town

A musical based on the cult 80s film Heathers, starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, brings its award-winning UK tour to the county.

It's "all clear" to see our play All Clear says director

It's "all clear" to see our play All Clear says director

Director Paul Slaughter says it's "all clear" to see his play All Clear in theatres. It was written seven years ago and is about a worldwide pandemic.

Girl power and 80s glamour at the Marlowe

Girl power and 80s glamour at the Marlowe

There was some rude humour and a surprise appearance from musical royalty when 9 to 5 the musical came to the county.

'I went in with my mind open and left with it blown'

'I went in with my mind open and left with it blown'

Illusionist Derren Brown has been mesmerising crowds at a Kent theatre with his mind-boggling talents....

EastEnders star's return in classic children's tale

EastEnders star's return in classic children's tale

Former EastEnders actress Samantha Womack says she is looking forward to playing a classic baddie when she returns to the Kent stage.

Olly Murs performance stuns crowds

Olly Murs performance stuns crowds

A dodgy knee didn't stop Olly Murs hopping about all over the stage during his note-perfect performance last night in Kent.

Let your hair down at panto this Christmas

Let your hair down at panto this Christmas

Panto producers whose show had to go online last Christmas are returning with a show for audiences to truly let their hair down to this year.

Louise Redknapp to take on the 9 to 5

Louise Redknapp to take on the 9 to 5

Strictly finalist Louise Redknapp will star in 9 to 5 the Musical, which has a score by country legend Dolly Parton, when it comes to the county.

Strictly's Shirley to star in panto in Kent

Strictly's Shirley to star in panto in Kent

Head judge of the BBC's Strictly, Shirley Ballas, is set to play the Wicked Queen in panto at a theatre in the county this Christmas.

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A glimpse into Derren Brown's new live show

A glimpse into Derren Brown's new live show

As master of the mind Derren Brown brings his first new live show to the county for six years, he gives us a tiny glimpse into what it will be about.

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