Director: Susie McKenna; Written by: Susie McKenna; Music and lyrics: Steven Edis
The streets of London will be paved with gold this Christmas as Dick Whittington comes to the Hackney Empire.
Maybe one day we'll have a panto about our modern-day Mayors (fancy a panto about Sadiq Khan or Boris Johnson, anyone?), but for now we'll have to settle for Dick Whittington and his trusty sidekick cat, who comes to London on a quest to find fame and fortune.
Little does he know that he's actually embarking on the adventure of a lifetime: fighting rodent royalty, meeting an eccentric fairy, and winning the heart of his one true love.
Dick Whittington is a rags-to-riches tale, bursting with laugh-out-loud topical gags, show-stopping song and dance numbers, and some of the most boo-able baddies outside of City Hall.
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Greenwich Theatre – 22 Nov 2019 to 5 Jan 2020 – This year's panto at the Greenwich Theatre will be the love story between Sleeping Beauty and her handsome prince
Nativity The Musical at Eventim Apollo – 11 to 29 Dec 2019 – The smash-hit 'Nativity' movies have been turned into a comedy musical, fun for all the family this Christmas.
Diversity — Born Ready – 9 Nov 2019 – Ashley Banjo and Diversity are back at the Hammersmith Apollo with a brand-new dance show to celebrate their ten years together
You might like to watch one of these other Christmas shows in London
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