Let your hair down with the feisty Rapunzel and friends in a magical re-imagining of this much-loved tale. Featuring original music, laugh-out-loud comedy and hilarious audience participation, it’s no surprise that Theatre Royal Stratford East’s pantomime is known as one of the best in London (‘Oh yes it is!’).
Over 27,000 people attended last year’s panto Sinbad the Sailor with The Times calling it ‘My favourite panto of the season’ and The Stage said, ‘A treasure... one of the most entertaining pantos in London’! Book now and experience the magic!
Audio described: Thu 21 Dec at 2pm
BSL interpreted: Sat 6 Jan (matinee and evening)
Captioned: Fri 12 Jan at 7pm
Relaxed: Tue 2 Jan at 1.30pm
If you can’t attend a show without the support of a companion or carer, you can get a companion ticket free of charge – click here for details.
'My favourite panto of the season!'
The Times on 2016's Sinbad the Sailor
'One of the most imaginative and entertaining pantos in London'
The Stage on 2016's Sinbad the Sailor
‘One of the finest pantomimes in London’
Time Out on 2015's Robin Hood
‘A heart-warming sense of community.’
Metro on Dick Whittington
‘The best pantomime I have ever seen.’
One Stop Arts on Jack and the Beanstalk
‘Enchanting to watch.’
Lime Magazine on Robin Hood
Please note that weekday matinee performances during school term-time are often attended by school groups – call our friendly box office team on 020 8534 0310 if you’d like any help choosing your seats for these performances.
If you have young children aged five or below, we recommend you sit in the Stalls or Dress Circle for the best view.
Book and lyrics Trish Cooke
Music and lyrics Robert Hyman
Director Pooja Ghai
Designer William Fricker
Lighting Designer Matt Daw
Choreographer Wayne Parsons
Sound Designers Andrew Johnson and Chris Murray
Special Effects Scott Penrose
Ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes of a Theatre Royal Stratford East pantomime? Now's your chance!
Produced and directed by Monika Gelaznikaite, this documentary gives you an exclusive backstage look into the work it takes to create 'One of the most imaginative and entertaining pantos in London' (The Stage).
Produced and directed by Monika Gelaznikaite: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sinbad the Sailor and Rapunzel kindly sponsored by Galliard Homes.