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Are you ready to get into the festive spirit this winter? 

Whether you enjoy a classic Christmas film, such as The Muppet Christmas Carol or a traditional panto, there is something for everyone this year in Liverpool!

Each performance is sure to create a magical experience for adults and kids alike - these shows are not to be missed! 

Find out which performances are on from November 2021 and how you can get tickets.

What's on in Merseyside this year?

Playhouse Theatre

Where: Williamson Square, Liverpool, L1 1EL

The Rock 'n' Roll panto Robin Hood

When: Saturday November 27 – Saturday January 15

How much: from £15

Regular writers Sarah A Nixon and Mark Chatterton have put their own marvellously mischievous spin on the classic tale of heroism, social justice and… tights!

Tickets can be purchased here.

Murder Mystery – Have Yourself A Merry Little Murder

When: Friday December 17

How much: £20

Take yourself to 1920’s Chicago with Al Capone and his gang who are having a cocktail party to celebrate the festive season.

Watch your back though – there is a rat among the pack.

Tickets can be purchased here

Filla Crack’s Christmas Drag Cabaret

Liverpool’s first lady, Miss Filla Crack invites you to an evening of off the scale entertainment, with special guest performances.

When: Saturday December 18 & Wednesday December 22 7.30pm

How much: £20

Tickets can be purchased here

Gladstone Theatre

Where: Greendale Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH62 4XB

Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps!

Father Christmas is on a mission to deliver the presents but after eating too many sprouts his tummy rumbles, gurgles and groans – will he wake the children up? This festive show is full of humour and music, perfect for all the family.

When: Sunday December 5, 1pm

How much: from £11.50

Tickets can be purchased here

Jack and the Beanstalk

When: Saturday December 11 – Friday December 31

How much: from £14

Following the record breaking Aladdin, Dreamworld Entertainments are back with a bang in what promises to be the biggest panto yet.

Featuring Daisy the Cow and providing all the laughs, this is not one to be missed!

Tickets can be purchased here

St. Helens Theatre Royal

Where: Corporation Street, St Helens, WA10 1LQ

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

When: Friday December 10 to Sunday January 9

Join Goldilocks and the three bears for this Christmassy adaptation of the children’s classic featuring smash-hit songs and circus tricks.

Tickets can be purchased here

M&S Bank Arena

Where: Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP

Wizard of Oz

When: Sunday December 12

How much: from £29.50

Starring The One Show presenter Matt Baker and ITV The Chase’s Janney ‘The Vixen’ Ryan, this new production of the 1930s classic is one to remember.

Tickets can be purchased here


When: Saturday December 18 – Tuesday December 28

How much: from £21

Starring Radio City’s Leanne Campbell as The Fairy Godmother, comedy star Bippo as Buttons, X Factor’s David Heath as Prince Charming & the hilarious David Drewitt & Danny Jay as the Ugly Sisters, this will be an unforgettable experience!

Tickets can be purchased here

Liverpool Empire

Where: 1 Lime St, Liverpool L1 1JE

The Muppet Christmas Carol In Concert

When: Sunday November 28

How much: from £23

This classic Christmas film will be shown at the Liverpool Empire with The Novello Orchestra accompanying the movie.

Tickets can be purchased here.