Last Updated on 20th May 2023
Pantomime Guide – East Midlands
Milton Keynes Theatre
9 December 2023 – 14 January 2024
Brian Conley leads this year’s family panto Cinderella. Iconic comedian, TV and musical theatre star Brian has a career spanning nearly five decades. He has appeared in award-winning West End musicals and television sitcoms, presented his own chat show, recorded five albums and completed numerous sell-out tours of the UK, as well as appearing a record eight times on The Royal Variety Performance and starring in over 35 pantomimes. Brian last visited Milton Keynes Theatre in 2017 for pantomime, leaving audiences rolling in the Aisles! Most recently Brian has been on our screens as Rocky in BBC’s EastEnders.
Brian said “Panto is a truly magical experience every year, and I can’t wait for the magic of Cinderella to begin this Christmas! I loved being in panto in Milton Keynes in 2017 and can’t wait to be back on the stage there!”
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
De Montford Hall, Leicester
15 December 2023 – 7 January 2024
The Trotts are so poor they don’t have a bean to their name, and what is more there is an evil and greedy giant terrifying the village. Will they really have to sell Daisy, the family cow, just to survive? Come and see if Jack can defeat the giant, win the heart of the girl he loves and turn the Trotts’ fortunes around.
Favourite radio DJ Scott Mills will make his panto debut in Jack and the Beanstalk.
A magical pantomime for all the family full of sensational songs, jokes galore, plenty of audience participation and tonnes of fun