It’s the Wow Kent panto round up! (Oh no it isn’t! Oh yes it is!)

The cast of Snow White, Tunbridge Wells

Panto comes in all shapes and sizes this Christmas and New Year across the county – from giant lavish productions to smaller elfin shows. Anna Morell rounds up all the shows from West to East Kent.

Dartford
Panto: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
Dates: 10 to 31 December
Starring: Joe Pasquale, Ceri Dupree, Rachel Stanley

Gravesend (Woodville theatre)
Panto: Jack and the Beanstalk
Dates: 10 December to 2 January
Starring: Antony Costa, Jaz Ellington, Leanne Jones

Gravesend (Woodville studio)
Show: Freya’s Christmas Adventure
Dates: 17 December to 24 January
Starring: Santa

Chatham (Brook)
Show: The Smallest House Mouse and the Christmas Cat
Dates: 2 to 24 December
Starring: Christmas Cat, Smallest House Mouse, Evil Weasel

Read our review here.

Chatham (Central Theatre)
Panto: Jack and the Beanstalk
Dates: 8 to 31 December
Starring: Robin Cousins, Hannah-Jane Fox, Joe Tracini

Read our review here

Maidstone
Panto: Sleeping Beauty
Dates: 2 December to 2 January
Starring: Louisa Lytton, Bethany Black, Craig Anderson

Sittingbourne
Panto: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
Dates: 16 to 24 December
Starring: Steven Arnold, Joshua Pascoe, Victoria Roberts

Sheppey
Panto: Aladdin
Dates: 16 to 18 December

East Malling
Panto: Dick Whittington
Dates: 8 to 10 December

Tunbridge Wells
Panto: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
Dates: 9 December to 2 January
Starring: Su Pollard, Jamie Rickers and Jamie Steen

Read our interview with Su Pollard here.

Tunbridge Wells
Show: Santa Saves Christmas
Dates: 12 December

Tonbridge
Show: Lily and the Little Snow Bear
Dates: 10 December

Sevenoaks
Panto: Sleeping Beauty
Dates: 2 December to 8 January
Starring: Ricky Norwood, Cleopatra, Jasette Amos

Canterbury (Marlowe)
Panto: Dick Whittington
Dates: 25 November to 8 January
Starring: Stephen Mulhern, Vladimir Georgievsky, John Barr

Canterbury (Gulbenkian)
Show: Hansel and Gretel
Dates: 6 to 18 December

Ashford
Panto: Beauty and the Beast
Dates: 25 to 29 January

Folkestone
Panto: Aladdin
Dates: 22 December to 9 January

Broadstairs
Panto: Jack and the Beanstalk
Dates: 13 December to 30 December

Ramsgate
Panto: Aladdin
Dates: 10 December to 2 January

Margate (Winter Gardens)
Panto: Cinderella
Dates: 2 to 4 December

Margate (Theatre Royal)
Panto: Peter Pan
Dates: 10 to 31 December
Starring: Jezo