Beauty and the Beast

29th November - 6th January

Step into a world of enchantment and wonder with our magical family pantomime, Beauty and the Beast!

Prepare to be enchanted by breath taking sets, dazzling costumes and extraordinary show-stopping musical numbers that will leave you humming along, long after the final bow.

Take a look at the official Beauty and the Beast trailer!

Dates & Times

To look at all the dates, times and prices click here to head to our booking page.

Christmas Cracker Performances - Tickets Only £15!

  • 29 November, 7pm

  • 30 November, 7pm

  • 3 January, 1.30pm & 5.30pm

  • 4 January, 1.30pm & 5.30pm

  • 5 January, 1.30pm & 5.30pm


Accessible Performances

Relaxed Performance 

  • 31 December, 5.30pm

British Sign Language  

  • 15 December, 1.45pm &  7pm 

  • 5 January, 1.30pm & 5.30pm 

Audio Described 

  • 15 December, 7pm 


New Year's Eve Party

  • 31 December, 1.30pm


New Year’s Eve Party!

It's time to get dressed up, add some sparkles and immerse yourself in the spellbinding tale of Beauty and the Beast! 

On Sunday 31 December we're inviting you to join us for the 1.30pm performance of Beauty and the Beast where children, parents, grandparents and anyone who wants to join in, can get dressed up, add some sparkles and watch the enchanting pantomime. The more magical the outfit, the better!

There’ll also be free face painting and glitter from 12.30 - 1.30pm for ticketholders! 

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New Year’s Eve Party Competition

Wow us with your most magical outfits at our New Year's Eve Party, take a photo, post on social media and tag us! The winner will receive a family ticket for next year's panto!

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Pre-Order Your Panto Programme Now!

Find out all about the cast and creative team who bring the wonderful show to life, as well as fun activities, Christmas recipes and even a competition to win tickets for next year!

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Treat You and Your Loved Ones to a Pre-Panto Meal at Cosmo’s Cocktail Bar

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This festive season we've teamed up with Cosmo’s Cocktail Bar to bring you an exclusive pre-pantomime discounted menu for Beauty and the Beast ticket holders only!

Before you step into the world of enchantment and wonder, bring the whole family to Cosmo's at Friars Walk and enjoy a delicious set menu along with a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Little ones will be treated to a 2 course children's meal with dessert and a drink for only £6.50!

They also have delicious 2-for-1 festive cocktails, mocktails and soft drinks available too.

Located only a 5-minute walk from The Riverfront and parking available at Friars Walk, it's the perfect way to start your pantomime experience!

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Meet the Cast of The Riverfront's 2023 Pantomime

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The Ensemble Cast of Beauty and the Beast