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How to get your festive fix of panto fun...

Kirsty Blake Knox and Sam Griffin

Published 05/12/2015 | 02:30

Jack and the Beanstalk at The Helix Theatre
Jack and the Beanstalk at The Helix Theatre

The Olympia Theatre, Dublin: Freezin' - The Story of the Snow Queen

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Star Attraction: Dustin the Turkey and comedian Al Porter - who plays Dame Lolly Polly - steal the show.

Price: Tickets from €25. Family of four ticket for €80.

Run: December 18 to January 10.


Cork Opera House: Beauty & The Beast

Star Attraction: Frank Mackey takes on the part of Nanny Potts. There some top-notch flying sequences.

Price: €25-€30, with family tickets €80-€100. Discounts for groups of 20 or more.

Run: Dec. 10 to January 17.


The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin: Little Red Riding Hood

Star Attraction: Dame Joe Conlon, who celebrates his 26th year in the industry, plays 'The Notorious Granny McGregor'.

Price: From €19.50 (including booking fee).

Run: November 29 to January 24.


University Concert Hall Limerick: Sleeping Beauty

Star Attraction: Boyzone's Keith Duffy, and 'Fair City' actor George McMahon take centre stage.

Price: Adults from €20. Children from €17. Family tickets €68/€88.

Run: Dec 16 to January 3.


Galway Town Hall: Jack and the Beanstalk

Star Attraction: Directed by the award-winning twins Brian and Sean Power, it features well-known Galway performers and electrifying dance routines.

Price: Children €14. Adults €16

Run: Dec 29 to January 10.


Everyman, Cork: Aladdin

Star Attraction: Winner of the 'Voice of Ireland' Keith Hanley as the Genie.

Price: €26 for children and adults. €95 family ticket.

Run: December 5 to January 10.


Tivoli Theatre, Dublin: The Cheerios Panto Beauty and The Beast

Star Attraction: TV3's Alan Hughes and model Michele McGrath star.

Price: Tickets from €15

Run: Dec 9 - January 10

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