10 top pantos and where in the North East you can see them this Christmas
It's panto time again - oh yes, it is!
Whether it's joining in the songs, assisting in conjuring tricks, booing the villains, warning the heroes 'He's behind you!' or cheering them on, it's a night out for all the family. Here's our quick guide to the best pantos you can see in the North East this Christmas.
9. Snow White 2 - Appley Ever After, The Stand, Newcastle
A modern family panto for everyone, even people who don't like pantomime. It's a classic with an alternative edge; it's like nothing you've seen before at a price that means you can afford to bring the family. It's on from December 17-23, 27-30.
Starring TV personality, presenter and choreographer Louie Spence alongside last year's returning stars, Zoe Birkett, Eric Potts and Liam Mellor, with Robin Askwith, completing the line-up as evil Abanazar. Until January 6.