It’s the return of pantomime season again (oh no it’s not!) in Lincoln, with a number of fun-filled performances taking place across the next few weeks.
The Lincolnite has put together a round-up of all of the pantomimes taking place across the city this Christmas.
Robin Hood and Maid Marian- Winter in Sherwood
Running from December 11 until Christmas Eve, Robin Hood and Maid Marian – Winter in Sherwood explores the classic tale in a more festive backdrop at the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre main auditorium.
All of the cast are third year drama students at the University of Lincoln with professionals producing the family Christmas show.
The show is a full length two-hour musical.
Where: Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, University of Lincoln, LN6 7TS
December 13, 14 and 18- 10am and 1pm
December 16 (also 6pm), 17, 20, 21, 22 (also 7pm), 23 (also 7pm), 24 (also 10am) – 2pm
The NewTheatre Royal Lincoln will be welcoming Gogglebox and Celebrity Big Brother star Sandi Bogle as Sultana Tangine and former X Factor contestant Andy Abraham as the Genie.
This performance of Aladdin is expected to be all singing and all dancing with multiple references to the hit Disney version.
Where: New Theatre Royal Lincoln, Clasketgate, LN2 1JJ
- December 6: 11am
- December 7: 10am
- December 8: 7pm
- December 9: 2pm and 7pm
- December 11, 12 and 13: 10am and 1pm
- December 14: 7pm
- December 15: 1pm and 7pm
- December 16: 11am, 3pm and 7pm
- December 17: 2pm and 6pm
- December 18: 7pm
- December 19, 20, 21 and 22: 2pm and 7pm
- December 23: 11am, 3pm and 7pm
- December 24: 2pm and 6pm
- December 26: 11am, 2pm and 6pm
- December 27, 28, and 29: 2pm and 7pm
- December 30: 11am, 3pm and 7pm
- December 31: 11am, 2pm and 6pm
- January 1 and 3: 2pm and 6pm
- January 2: 2pm
- January 5: 11am and 7pm
- January 6: 11am, 2pm and 7pm
Jack and the Beanstalk
This year will be the 10th anniversary of Lincoln Drill Hall’s pantomimes and is expected to be the biggest yet.
Jack and the Beanstalk will be directed, once again, by Jamie Marcus Productions and he told The Lincolnite earlier this year that this year’s show will be “our biggest one yet”.
The Golden Goose was also launched in November and claims to be the biggest special effect ever seen in Lincolnshire.
Where: Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, LN2 1EY
- December 8, 9, 15, : 6pm
- December 16: 2pm and 6pm
- December 17: 6pm
- December 19: 6pm,
- December 20, 21, 22, : 2pm, 6pm
- December 23, 24, 26: 6pm
- December 27: 10:30am and 2pm
- December 28, 29: 4pm and 6pm
- December 30: 6pm
- December 31: 2pm
- January 2: 10:30am and 2pm
Cinderella – Adult Pantomime
A Lincoln burlesque group will be putting on a ‘naughty’ pantomime of Cinderella this Christmas at St Botolph’s Church Hall.
Money raised from the shows, which will be on December 15 and December 16, will go towards the Ellen McArthur Cancer Trust.
The pantomime is strictly for people aged 18 and over and contains strong language and adult themes.
Where: St Botolph’s Church, High Steet, LN5 8JB
Times: December 15 and 16: 7:30pm