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Polish your glass slippers and line up your pumpkins for you SHALL go to the Ball. Our 2024 Panto is the most magical story of them all – the magical tale of Cinderella!

Packed with all of the traditional ingredients Phoenix audiences expect, our spectacular family pantomime Cinderella features laugh-out-loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Join Cinders as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her very wicked sisters and meets her Prince Charming.

The clock is ticking, so book your tickets now!

New for 2024 – Relaxed Performance (17th Dec 7pm) and BSL Signed Performance (19th Dec 7pm) . See below for more information about both shows. 

"A Great Show, insanely talent cast and stand out vocals from the Fairy" Audience Member for Dick Whittington 2023


"Absolutely outstanding I have never laughed so much. Singing was outstanding, Effects were fabulous I would recommend everyone to go and see" Audience Member for Dick Whittington 2023


What is a relaxed performance?

A relaxed show is
designed to welcome anyone who might find visiting the theatre a bit
overwhelming. Pantomime is brilliant but the loud noises, flashing lights and
busy atmosphere isn’t right for everyone.

A relaxed show brings down the volume, keeps auditorium lighting
on at a low level throughout the show. It is expected that audience members
will move in and out of the auditorium as needed and even make use of the
quieter spaces around the building if required. There are no cuts made to the
show, we just make some small adjustments to the technical aspects so it’s a gentler

The audience are allowed to move around the auditorium, call
out, respond to the action. It is expected that children will want to move out
of their seats, comment on what is happening on the stage and shout out both
when they are encouraged to and when they are excited by what they are seeing.

Everyone is attending for their own reason, and it means there’s
a supportive atmosphere. The
relief for parents and carers of not having to say, “be quiet!” often means
that they can relax and enjoy the performance too, which in turn relaxes their

Who is a relaxed performance for?

performances were originally conceived for people with additional needs who
need an environment where they can be themselves. They have the additional
benefit of being a lovely way to introduce children to theatre who may be a bit
unsure about coming into the theatre. 

They have the additional benefit of
being a great way of introducing children who might be a little unsure, to the
magic of theatre.

What is a Signed

Signed performances are for the benefit
of patrons who use sign language. Trained British Signed Language (BSL) signers
usually stand to one side of the stage and interpret the script used by the
performers at the same time as it is being performed.

The Phoenix Theatre
37a Beaconsfield Street Blyth Northumberland NE24 2DS GB