Peter Pan, Royal & Derngate, Northampton (Derngate stage), December 7-30. Starring Darren Day, Flawless, The Grumbleweeds and Rachael Wooding. With amazing flying effects, barrels of laughter, magic and fairy dust, join Peter and the lost boys and set sail in the ultimate pirate pantomime adventure complete with all of the ingredients audiences know to expect in this swashbuckling festive treat.

Christmas shows and pantomimes 2018: A guide to the biggest theatre shows across Northamptonshire

Get into the festive spirit with a visit to the theatre this Christmas where fun awaits for all the family.

Here are the pantos and Christmas shows taking place in Northamptonshire in 2018

Beauty and the Beast, The Core, Corby, December 7-30. Deep in the overgrown forest lies a mysterious, ruined castle with a very unusual inhabitant who lives under a terrible curse. In a farmhouse on the edge of town lives a family of three remarkable daughters and their weary father who struggles to make ends meet. Who will dare to go into the forest and what will they find? What is love and can it change our lives?

5. Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast, The Core, Corby, December 7-30. Deep in the overgrown forest lies a mysterious, ruined castle with a very unusual inhabitant who lives under a terrible curse. In a farmhouse on the edge of town lives a family of three remarkable daughters and their weary father who struggles to make ends meet. Who will dare to go into the forest and what will they find? What is love and can it change our lives?
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Cinderella, Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, December 12-29, starring X Factor finalist Christoper Maloney as Prince Charming. Polish those glass slippers, dust off that pumpkin and get ready to have a ball! Come and join in the festive fun with the lovable Buttons, the handsome Prince Charming, the wicked Ugly Sisters, the magical Fairy Godmother and, of course, the beautiful Cinderella, and make it a Christmas to remember for the whole family!

6. Cinderella

Cinderella, Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, December 12-29, starring X Factor finalist Christoper Maloney as Prince Charming. Polish those glass slippers, dust off that pumpkin and get ready to have a ball! Come and join in the festive fun with the lovable Buttons, the handsome Prince Charming, the wicked Ugly Sisters, the magical Fairy Godmother and, of course, the beautiful Cinderella, and make it a Christmas to remember for the whole family!
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