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Panto Time

AladdinChristmas is coming and so that means it's Panto season here in Southern Wales (oh yes it is!!!)

Aladdin's magic carpet ride into Newport's Riverfront Theatre.  Jam-packed full with a talented cast, stunning set, catchy songs, toe-tapping dance routines and giggles a-plenty; Aladdin runs from now until Wednesday 3 January 2010 and prices range from £5 - £16.  For more information and to book your tickets, please visit or call Box Office on +44 (0) 1633 656757.

Over at Cardiff's New Theatre, the classic Cinderella is entertaining the crowds.  Comedian Brian Conley makes his Cardiff panto debut as he takes on the  role of Buttons.  Brian leads a talented cast in this fairytale adventure, full of transforming pumpkins, glass slippers and a very special godmother.  The pantomime runs from 11 December until 23 January and more information is available from

Elsewhere in the area Jack and his Beanstalk put in an appearance at Porthcawl's Grand Pavilion, Little Red Riding Hood at the Beaufort Theatre in Ebbw Vale and Beauty and the Beast at the Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.

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