Pantos and Theatre Shows

Have a laugh at the Panto or delight in a magic of some of these Christmas theatre shows.  

Nativity The Musical
Kings Theatre
Wed 7 – Sun 11 Nov
Join Still Game's Jane McCarry, West End favourite Simon Lipkin as he reprises his role as ‘Mr Poppy’, Scott Garnham (Billy Elliot The Musical) and Ashleigh Gray (Wicked) in this feel-good, funny musical, full of yuletide joy.

McDougalls Magical Toyshop
Theatre Royal
Tue 27 Nov – Sat 1 Dec
Join Max, Auntie Aggie, Morag the Rabbit and a host of magical characters in this musical adventure show for ‘weans’ of all ages. Featuring original music, audience participation and sing-a-long Christmas Classics.

Tron Theatre
Thu 27 Nov – Sun 6 Jan
It's another rip-rollicking panto from Tron TheatreMammy Goose’s life is a mess, until a mysterious stranger makes her an offer - the chance to be young again.  The chance to start over.  And all she has to do is trade in her pet goose…

Pavilion Theatre
Thu 29 Nov – Sun 13 Jan
Join an all star cast including Liam Dolan (STV Casino) as Buttons, and Holly Jack (River City) as Cinderella, as they tell the classic rags to riches fairy tale that enchants all ages. Expect sing-a-longs, silliness and lots of laughter.

Websters Theatre
Sat 1 Dec – Fri 5 Jan
Full of song, dance and the good old Glasgae banter. Come see an incredible first class professional cast as they take you on a hilarious journey through Pantoland with this new Scottish twist on the old classic tale.

Kings Theatre
Sat 1 Dec – Sun 6 Jan
Expect flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp-full of laughs as Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee (Johnny Mac), and of course his mother Widow Twankey (Elaine C Smith), take you on a spectacular adventure.

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The Bodyguard
Theatre Royal
Mon 3 – Sat 29 Dec
Don't miss the international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film. Following her triumphant West End run and sell-out UK Tour, Alexandra Burke returns to the role of Rachel Marron.

Various venues
Tue 4 – Sat 22 Dec
Join Sleeping Beauty, her sister Poppy and their nurse Nellie Nae Dosh as they try to save their home and let true love flourish. Touring at 15 different community centres throughout Glasgow.

Citizens Theatre at Tramway
Tue 4 Dec – Sun 6 Jan
This bold, theatrical adaptation captures the original heart of Charles Dickens’ beloved tale. The 5-star production was a sell out in 2014 and families and adults alike loved the inventive storytelling, atmospheric set design and live music.

SEC Armadillo
Wed 12 – Sun 30 Dec
Everyone is invited to the ball as The Krankies star alongside funny men Gavin Mitchell, Jonathan Watson, Keith Jack and Francis Thorburn, for a panto packed with comedy, music, special effects and true Scottish panto magic.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Fri 14 – Sun 16 Dec
‘Tis the season for some singalong silliness with Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo the Dog (formerly of The Singing Kettle). Come as your favourite storybook character and bring a Santa hat!