Tradition of Grand Pantomime

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Join the tens of thousands of people who enjoy the ‘Tradition of Grand Pantomime’.

Home of great Pantomime Blackpool Grand is in full swing for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs this Christmas!

It may be just the start of the year, but Blackpool Grand Theatre’s pantomime tradition is in full swing already!

Mirror, Mirror on the wall… What’s the greatest panto of them all? Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Blackpool’s Grand of course… Pantomime producers UK Productions Ltd are hard at work getting the production ready for this years upcoming Christmas extravaganza Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. It’s an all year round job creating the magic and involves a dedicated team of designers, carpenters, scenic artists, costume makers and metal workers to make the magic happen

With an incredible attention for detail, the set includes a fabulously quaint cottage pictured, the painters and builders are all hard at work, never mind the number of seamstresses – it’s hi-ho, hi-ho hectic!

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Martin Dodd for UK Productions in association with Blackpool Grand Theatre will present Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs this year.

Excitement is building as the theatre star name is soon to be announced and will join Blackpool panto legend Steve Royle (BBC Radio Lancashire). This year will be Royle’s 18th appearance at Blackpool Grand Theatre, the home of traditional pantomime. Joining the cast once again will be the incredible dancers from the Barbara Jackson Theatre Arts Centre with choreography by Katie Hill.

Royle is a comedian, radio presenter, actor, writer, husband and Dad. His many TV appearances have included Phoenix Nights, Max & Paddy, Behind The Scene, That’s Entertainment, Stand-up Britain, Give Your Mate A Break, The Afternoon Show, Talk Of The North, The Things You Do For Love, and despite being one of the North West’s healthiest males (according to Steve!), a medical insurance commercial for Medicash.

This year, as Muddles, Royle will make his 18th annual appearance on the Blackpool Grand stage at Christmas. The full star cast is soon to be announced.

Join Steve and the cast for the greatest pantomime ever told, poor Snow White is doomed to live unhappily ever after with her horrid stepmother the Wicked Queen. In true rags-to-riches style Snow White hopes, with the help of her madcap friend Muddles, to meet a handsome Prince and make her dreams come true.

Blackpool Grand pantomime as always will be bursting with great songs, stunning dance routines and huge amounts of laughter, this is a truly magical treat for all the family you won’t want to miss!

Snow White

Spectacular sets, dazzling costumes and side-splitting comedy, this festive extravaganza is on sale now so book your seats today to see Blackpool’s ‘must-see’ Christmas show in 2020/21.

Producer Martin Dodd for UK Productions said ‘For our 25th  pantomime at Blackpool Grand  we are delighted to be presenting everyone’s favourite Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Containing all the elements that we know Blackpool audiences will love, including lots of comedy, spectacle and music, and of course the hilarious Steve Royle – after last year’s record-breaking run we are confident that it will be a hot ticket this Christmas.’

Snow White

Andrew Howard Marketing Manager for Blackpool Grand Theatre said; ‘We’re so fortunate to be working with such an incredible producer, Martin Dodd he’s one of the family. Casting has been incredibly exciting, and it’s hard keeping the forthcoming casting news quiet, you’re going to love it!

‘Sales of tickets are already way ahead of last year so we’re encouraging people to book earlier than ever before for the very best seats.’

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is presented by Martin Dodd for UK Productions whom have been presenting the Christmas pantomime at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre since 1996. Other productions presented at Blackpool Grand by UK Productions include; Legally Blonde the Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast The Musical, The Kite Runner, 42nd Street, South Pacific, Carousel, Fiddler on the Rof, Oklahoma!, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Anything Goes.

Snow White Grand Pantomime

Blackpool Grand aims to be the theatre of choice for Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre and to offer opportunities to enjoy, participate and learn through the arts.

This year, the theatre is offering Audio Described and Signed Performances on Saturday 12 and 19 December at 2pm, full support access materials can be found online at

Book tickets for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs online at, or call the box office on 01253 290 190.

Finally, do support the theatre’s Magic and Sparkle campaign which helps to give access to pantomime to children and families that never experienced the magic or have financial barriers in place making it beyond.

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