Now all the theatres have their Christmas shows in full swing with the final one to open being CINDERELLA at the Hippodrome in Birmingham. Elsewhere in Birmingham The Rep has THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIONS and JERSEY BOYS is at the New Alex. In Bath, SNOW WHITE is at the Theatre Royal, LITTLE MERMAID is in the egg while the non-Christmassy THE OPEN HOUSE continues in the Ustinov. There are more traditional pantomimes at Cheltenham which has DICK WHITTINGTON and Oxford Playhouse which has JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. Bristol Old Vic has Emma Rice’s THE LITTLE MATCHGIRL while elsewhere in Bristol BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is at Tobacco Factory Theatres, ALADDIN is at the Hippodrome . . .
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