Just because all the fun is officially over doesn’t mean there’s not still plenty of Christmas joy to be had.
In fact, there’s loads and it’s in the theatres around Ireland. All you have to do bag a couple of tickets and of course, choose which pantomime you want to see…
The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin – Cinderella
Despite being hidden away by her evil stepmother and ugly stepsisters, Cinderella dreams of finding her true love.
Runs until January 13th, tickets from €25, book via Ticketmaster or box office on 0818719388.
Cork Opera House, Cork – Alice in Wonderland
Alice, the Mad Hatter and co hope to overthrow the Red Queen and restore happiness in this magical story.
Runs until January 20th, tickets from €25, book via box office on 0214270022.
The Helix, Dublin – Beauty and the Beast
This tale might be as old as time but this is a wonderful tale that never gets old. A beautiful girl ends up falling in love with someone she never expected to.
Runs until January 13th, tickets from €21, book via box office on 017007000.
Grand Opera House, Belfast – Cinderella
Panto Queen May McFetteridge and Basil Brush star in this rendition of the magical rags-to-riches tale.
Runs until January 26th, tickets from £12.75, book via box office on 00442890241919.
Renmore Town Hall, Galway – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Hey ho, hey ho, it’s off to the panto we go! This story of a prince and his princess is full of music, laughter and dwarves.
Runs until January 13th, tickets from €14, book via website or box office on 091569777.
Everyman Palace Theatre, Cork – Red Riding Hood
Red Riding Hood and her grandmother certainly have quite the journey ahead of them but will they make it through the woods?
Runs until January 6th, tickets from €23, book via box office 0214501673.
Tivoli Theatre, Dublin – Snow White and the Adventures of Sammy Sausages.
This re-working of the original tale is full of fun and stars Big Brother star Brian Dowling as well as Alan Hughes.
Runs until January 12th, tickets from €29.50, book via box office on 014544472.
Theatre Royal, Cork – Cinderella
The story of Cinderella seems very popular indeed this year. In Cork you can expect an all-new production starring Richie Hayes.
Runs until December 30th, tickets from €16.00, book via box office on 051874402.
The Waterfont, Belfast – Sleeping Beauty
Well you certainly won’t fall asleep at this show, that’s for sure! Although then again, you might want to in the hope of bagging a handsome prince.
Runs until January 5th, tickets from €14, book via box office on 00442890334455.
Olympia Theatre, Dublin – Jedward and the Magic Lamp
They’re back for another year and yet again you can expect a lot of singing, dancing and of course talking from the bubbly duo.
Runs until January 6th, tickets from €22.00, book via Ticketmaster or box office on 0818719330.