Pantomimes in Hertfordshire for Christmas 2012

PUBLISHED: 22:01 17 November 2012 | UPDATED: 11:02 18 November 2012

Aladdin is this year's panto in St Albans

Aladdin is this year's panto in St Albans


IT’S almost pantomime time again and here’s a round-up of Christmas productions taking place in Hertfordshire over the 2012 festive period and into 2013.

Jack and the Beanstalk is Welwyn Garden City’s pantomime offering this winter at the Hawthorne Theatre, Campus West.

The panto stars former Holby City star Phoebe Thomas as Princess Jill.

A magical production of Aladdin can be seen on the Alban Arena stage in St Albans, with former EastEnders favourite Shaun Williamson heading an all-star cast.

Cinderella will be going to the ball at the Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar this Christmas, while one of the Nolan Sisters, Denise Nolan, will play the Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Broxbourne Civic Hall in Hoddesdon.

Robin Hood will be riding into Stevenage for the Gordon Craig Theatre’s annual panto with ex-Coronation Street star Brian Capron playing the baddie, The Sheriff of Nottingham.

Peter Pan is the swashbuckling show being put on at the Watersmeet in Rickmansworth with former The Bill star Chris Ellison playing Captain Hook, while Watford Palace Theatre presents Mother Goose this year.

Dick Whittington and His Cat will be wowing children and adults alike at Hertford Theatre in December.

Dick Whittington is also Harpenden’s seasonal offering at the Eric Morecambe Theatre, Harpenden Public Halls, with former Blue Peter presenter and Dr Who companion Peter Purves and CBeebies’ Cerrie Burnell among the cast.

* Click on the links above right for full ticket details and dates of pantomimes being held in Welwyn Garden City, Potters Bar, Hertford, St Albans, Stevenage, Rickmansworth, Harpenden, Watford, Radlett and Hoddesdon.

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