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The Nativity Panto

29 November 2019 - 11 January 2020

Charles Court Opera return with their thirteenth gloriously festive boutique pantomime. This year, they’ve taken the story that sparked the season and sprinkled it with a generous helping of magic, whimsy and Christmas cheer to create their most joyous show yet.

Join a cast of well known characters in this respectful yet irreverent spin on the nativity for a miraculous mix of jaw-dropping musical numbers, laugh-out-loud puns and - as always - the entirely unexpected!

From adult only performances to young children’s matinees, The Nativity Panto is perfect for families, couples, groups of friends and office parties. Don’t miss this legendary London Christmas show, which will fill you with Myrr-th into the New Year and beyond!

Family Matinees (All 3.00pm)

  • 7, 8, 14, 15 December 2019
  • 1 & 5 January 2020
  • Under 5's - Go free (on laps)
  • 10 & Under - £10

All Ages Welcome

  • 29 & 30 November 2019
  • 1, 3, 10, 11, 17, 18, 21 (3.00pm), 22 (3.00pm), 28 (3.00pm), 29 (3.00pm), 30 (3.00pm) December 2019
  • 1 & 11 (3.00pm) January 2020

Adults (16+) only (all 7.00pm)

  • 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30 December 2019
  • 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 January 2020

CAST & CREATIVES

Cast

  • Jennie Jacobs
  • Matthew Kellett
  • Katrine Kirkman
  • Emily Cairns
  • Meriel Cunningham
  • Dave Jennings (Drummer)
  • Laura Porter (Understudy)

Creative Team

  • John Savournin - Artistic Director & Script
  • David Eaton - Musical Director, Orginal Music & Lyrics
  • PJ Harris - Associate Director
  • Damian Czarnecki - Choreographer
  • Rachel Szmukler - Set Designer
  • Mia WALLDEN - Co-Costume Designer
  • Catrin Short Thyrsson - Co-Costume Designer
  • Ben Pickersgill - Lighting Designer
  • Matt Strachan - Assistant Director 
  • Octavia Penes - Deputy Stage Manager
  • Catherine Mizrahi - Assistant Stage Manager
  • Jessie Huckin - Design Assistant / Props
  • Colin Everitt - Production Manager
  • Producer - Michelle Barnette
  • Producer - Catherine Chibnall
  • Assistant Producer - Rohan Perumatantri

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REVIEWS

★★★★★ 'A cosy sense of tradition radiates from the rhyming script, dodgy puns, toytown designs and classic panto business... simultaneously irreverent and respectful of tradition, Charles Court Opera's seasonal show is a cheeky delightThe Stage

'Irreverent fun... the songs are sung with real clout.' Time Out

★★★★★ 'A joy from start to finishPocket Size Theatre

★★★★★ 'A simple tale becomes something spectacular... A truly awesome Christmas show' London Theatre 1

★★★★★ 'This is a pantomime with all the elements we love. Irreverent, funny and highly enjoyable' Sardines Magazine 

★★★★ 'A witty winter wonderland... the Charles Court pantomimes are the stuff of legend and this latest bids fair to go down as one of the best legends of all' Reviews Gate

★★★★ 'Inventive, hilarious, irreverent, magical, surreal and downright silly... a wondorous gift of a show' Spy in the Stalls

★★★★ 'Hilarious... Jennie Jacobs Jack Frost was an outstanding turn' London Living Large

★★★★ 'Really good fun... a powerhouse of operatic vocalsUpper Circle

NOMINATION Best Pantomime Off West End Awards

 


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