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Pantomime in Sunderland 2024

Are you looking for a festive activity for the whole family? Panto sare a great few hours of entertainment, with impressive sets, a smashing cast and stellar performances. The city's main theatre, Empire, has been the host of over 40 different star-studded pantos over the years. It’s easy to see why a Sunderland Empire pantomime is a Christmas tradition for many families in the area.

A Sunderland panto offers a bit of everything for the whole family, from hilarious skits to some of the most well-known pop-hits, everyone will be in for a treat. With previous famous cast members such as Alison Hammond, Scarlett Moffatt and Ant and Dec, you’re sure to be in for a barrel of laughs.
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Pantomime Sunderland
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Pantomime Sunderland

Jack and the Beanstalk - Sunderland Empire

Jack and the Beanstalk is the story of a young boy who sells his family cow in exchange for magic beans. The magic beans grow an epic beanstalk like no other! Join Jack on his giant adventure as he finds out what’s at the top of the beanstalk. Starring in the panto is North East queen of comedy, the fabulous Miss Rory and panto extraordinaire, Tom Whalley who's written award-winning scripts for many loved pantomimes. Your family will be in for a huge few hours of dazzling entertainment this festive season! 13 December 2024 - 5 January 2025.
from £13.00
Opens December 2024

How much are tickets for Jack and the Beanstalk?

If you're looking for an affordable panto, Jack and the Beanstalk starts at just £13, with concessions for 16-25s, seniors and under 16s also available. You can add extras at checkout for an additional cost, including prosecco, gin and tonic, a family drink and snack bundle and a children's drink and snack bundle. There will also be audio-described and captioned performances of the Sunderland Empire panto, so that everyone can enjoy the entertainment!

What other pantomimes are in Sunderland in 2024?

The Tyne Theatre and Opera House have teamed up with Enchanted Entertainment to put on the magical panto of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Back by popular demand, returning panto favourites Charlie & Lewis will be going on a mystical journey with Snow White and her seven friends.

If you don’t mind travelling, Theatre Royal Newcastle will be showing their new production of The Little Mermaid. Join the characters you know and love under the sea as they fight the evil villain, Ursula. Returning pantomime favourite Danny Adams will be playing Ariel's best friend, along with other stars such as Joe McElderry and Chris Hayward.
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