Glasgow Pantomimes 2011

Glasgow Pantomimes 2012

Photo: scrooge. Scrooge

Cottiers Theatre

7th - 31st December, 2011

This Christmas, treat you and your loved ones to the finest and most entertaining pantomime ever??eh probably.

Scrooge the Panto at the Cottier?s Theatre In the West End of Glasgow. This modern adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story finds the glum tight fisted Scooge working in his Glasgow pawn shop, robbing the public blind and spreading doom and gloom to all who come his way.

There?s live music, singing and some very basic dancing. Laughter, tears and sweet, sweet misery.

Starring Mark Cox (Tam from still Game), Claire Knight (Iona from River City) and Callum Cuthbertson (Gary?s da in Gary Tank Commander).

(Suitable for ages 5-105) Tickets: £12.50 adults/£10.50 children

Book Online

Box Office: Tel: 0141 357 4000

93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU

Mister Merlin

Tron Theatre

2nd December 2011 to 31st December 2011

63 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HB

Mister Merlin's magic is mince if he doesn't have his wand - a family heirloom handed down through many Merlin generations. The Great Bahooky's magic has always been mince, so stealing Mister Merlin's wand is part of his plan for world domination.

Photo: hansel and gretel. Hansel and Gretel at the Citizens Theatre

3rd December 2011 ? 7th January 2012

An original twist on the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale. Christmas at the Citizens brings inventive storytelling accompanied by original live music in an intimate theatre where everyone can feel part of the story.

Hansel and Gretel are like any brother and sister. Cheeky and mischievous, they squabble with each other all day and live a happy life with their mother and father in the forest.

But their world is turned upside down when a dreadful famine strikes the land and an envious, twisted old witch plots to have their father all to herself. Abandoned in the forest, Hansel and Gretel must stop their quarrelling and work together to defeat the wicked witch ? and avoid being cooked for dinner!

Join Hansel and Gretel in a magical family show full of fun and suspense and beautiful songs. A new version by Alan McHugh.

Tickets: £10 ? £17

Tickets are available from the Citizens Box office on 0141 429 0022. or Book Online

Citizens Theatre, 119 Gorbals St, Glasgow

Snow White and the Seventh Dwarf at Oran Mor

5th ? 24th December 2011

Oran Mor

Tickets: £10

Dave Anderson and David MacLennan collaborate on a twisted version of the classic children?s tale: The little-known story of a Pantomime Princess?s forbidden relationship with a Person of Shortness.

The other Dwarves ? Whiffy, Jakey, Junkey, Spikey, Fart and Stupid, ? are conveniently out of the cabin (budget issues) when Snow-White unburdens herself to Chookie, the Seventh Dwarf.

It turns out Snow White is dreading having to be rescued by a Prince: from what she knows of Princes, they?re spoilt brats who would make rubbish husbands. She is warming to the charms of the wee man, who loves to work - a relationship The Media have kept under wraps for decades ? nay, centuries.

Will Snow-White be rescued by a Handsome Prince? Killed by a Wicked Queen (is there any other kind?) or live happily ever after in a taboo relationship with the love of her life ? who may or may not be a Person of Shortness?

Book early to be sure of a ticket or get one on door on the day? but be sure to get to the front of the queue! Or at TicketWeb.

Box Office: 0141 357 6200 or Ticketweb
731-735 Great Western Road Glasgow, G12 8AL

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

7th December 2011 - 10th December 2011

Theatre at Queen's, Theatre Ecole Youth Theatre

170 Queen's Drive, Glasgow G42 8QZ

Theatre Ecole youth theatre presents their own version of this traditional panto. Lots of singing dancing and audience paticipation, fun for all the family.

The Magical Adventures of Peter Pan

Fabulous Family Panto at The Pavilion

Starring Jim Davidson, Johnny Mac and Cat Harvey

30th November - 21st January

Pavilion Theatre, Hope Street, Glasgow

Book Online

Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates

17th December 2011 - 7th January 2012

SECC, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW

Starring:John Barrowman and The Krankies with brand-new and spectacular 3D.

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