Christmas shows and Pantomimes

Carol services, majestic Christmas shows and a trip to The Pantomime can really get that Christmas feeling going. Here’s a list of some of our favourite spectacles and productions to behold this Christmas along the c2c route. Browse our great value ticket offers from Kids for £2 to £9 Senior Rover tickets to plan your day out.

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A Christmas Carol, The Bridge

3 December 2021 – 6 January 2022

A Christmas Carol didn’t just invent Christmas as we know it. It’s also scary, joyful, spooky, hilarious, furious, beautiful, and a triumphant declaration that even the hardest heart can melt. The beautiful Bridge theatre is located just between City Hall and Tower Bridge.

Nearest c2c station: Fenchurch Street

English National Ballet’s Nutcracker, London Coliseum

16 December 2021 – 8 January 2022

Is there anything more magical than the Nutcracker ballet at Christmas? Set on a sparkling Christmas Eve in a frost-dusted Edwardian London, Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker doll discover a magical world, where she battles with the Mouse King and meets a handsome stranger. And that’s just the beginning of the adventure. Book this show asap as it sells out fast every year.

Nearest c2c station: Fenchurch street then change for District Line from Tower Hill to Embankment

Pantoland, London Palladium

4 December 2021 – 9 January 2022

This Christmas the greatest entertainer on earth Donny Osmond and ultimate pantomime star Julian Clary will take you on a magical trip to Pantoland at The Palladium. Celebrating the very best of pantomime, with comedy in abundance and big show-stopping numbers, this star-filled extravaganza will be the ultimate feel-good show.

Nearest c2c station: Fenchurch Street, change for Central Line at Liverpool Street to Oxford Circus

Cinderella, Cliffs Pavilion

13 December 2021 – 4 January 2022

You shall go to the ball this Christmas as Cinderella transforms from rags to riches, outwits her very Ugly Sisters, and with the help of her hilarious friend and one very magical Fairy Godmother, wins the heart of the dashing Prince Charming. Brian Conley, the King of Panto, will play Cinderella’s best friend Buttons which will see him return to pantomime in Southend having last appeared at the Cliffs Pavilion in Robinson Crusoe in 2016 in a show which beat all Box Office records.

Nearest c2c station: Southend Central or Westcliff

A Christmas Carol, The Old Vic

13 November 2021 – 18 January 2022

A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic fills the auditorium to the brim with music and merriment. A unique staging immerses the audience in this uplifting story.  Matthew Warchus’ big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic returns to The Old Vic, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne.

Nearest c2c station: West Ham then Jubilee Line to Waterloo

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