It’s panto season (oh yes it is!), discover the best across South Wales

Rhondda Cynon Taff Theatres

6 – 24 Dec

Be whisked away on a magical journey of stars, glitter, music and laughter with the most magical family pantomime of them all – Cinderella.
Buttons will take you through the enchanting story of Cinderella, meeting the Ugly Sisters, the Fairy Godmother and a whole host of colourful characters along the way. Gorgeous costumes, dazzling scenery and a fantastic cast are the magical ingredients in this lavish and vibrant traditional family panto.

03000 040 444

Grand Pavilion Porthcawl

13 Dec – 5 Jan

Grand Pavilion Porthcawl Once again The Grand Pavilion will have all the ingredients for a perfect family panto, with a dastardly villain, a hapless comic and a hilarious panto dame, as well as spectacular sets and costumes, fabulous songs and dances and bags of slapstick fun! Book your tickets now because Snow White is a pantomime not to be missed!

01656 815995

New Theatre, Cardiff

7 Dec – 12 Jan

You and your family shall go to the ball with yet another spectacular family panto from the New Theatre. This year Gok Wan takes centre stage as Fairy Gokmother. With all the magic ingredients for a wonderful festive production, there’ll be laugh-out-loud comedy, jaw-dropping special effects, stunning song and dance and plenty of boos and hisses as the ultimate pantomime is brought to life. Get your tickets now.

029 2087 8889

Gwyn Hall, Neath

3 – 12 Jan

Climb on board the Flying Carpet and join Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and Widow Twankey in this year’s festive extravaganza. A family fun packed experience with a mix of traditional and modern tunes with plenty of audience participation where you can boo the evil Abanazar.

0300 365 6677

Swansea Grand Theatre

13 Dec – 12 Jan

Take a fairy tale flight to Neverland this Christmas for the swashbuckling pirate adventure, Peter Pan. The Jolly Roger will be navigating the perilous high seas to throw anchor in Swansea Bay for another unmissable festive season starring Corrie’s Tristan Gemmill as Captain Hook and Kevin Johns as Mrs Smee.

01792 475715