It's not too late to take in a festive panto. Oh no it isn't.

Dear Father Christmas, a charming festive adventure for young theatregoers aged three to six, is on at the Burton Taylor Studio until January 6.

The interactive Oxford Playhouse Production, which is full of stories, songs, and decoration-making, takes young audience members to the North Pole.

All the presents have been muddled up, a sack of letters has gone astray, the elves are misbehaving and now a polar bear has knocked over the Christmas tree.

Oxford Mail: Dear Father Christmas

Father Christmas is in need of some help, it appears.

Children are invited to play their part in getting things back on track at the Burton Taylor Studio, which has been transformed into a festive post room.

Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford Playhouse until Saturday, January 6. Tickets from £10. Book online at or call the Box Office on 01865 305305.

There’s a Latin American twist to a traditional tale at the Theatre Chipping Norton.

Cinderella is the perfect panto for Disney's Encanto-loving families as the fairytale is reimagined with Latin American music and dance - plus panto staples dames, singalongs, bad gags and free sweeties.

Oxford Mail: Cinderella at Chipping Norton Theatre

Actors, musicians and theatre-makers have come to Chipping Norton from at least 10 countries across Europe and Latin America to create the production that is full of life, colour and music and non-stop silliness.

Theatre Chipping Norton, 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton, OX7 5NL until Sunday January 14. Tickets from £19-£36. Book online at

You'll have to be quick to catch the last performance of Jack and the Beanstalk Panto at Kenton Theatre in Henley, which ends on December 31.

Packed with comedy, music, audience participation, and all the trademark ingredients audiences have come to love and expect from an Immersion show, this hilarious and action-packed adventure promises to be the theatre's most joyous and festive experience yet, oh yes, it does!

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The joyful, anarchic, heartwarming festive show A Christmas Carol is on until January 6 at The North Wall Arts Centre in Oxford.

The Creation Theatre production features suitably grim Victorians, a Fezziwig party you’ll never forget and, at its heart, the most christmassy tale of redemption around.

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There's still time to catch a FEE FI FO FUN pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk Panto at Oxford Playhouse which runs until January 7.

Poor Jack can’t seem to help getting into trouble with his mum. Now he’s really landed himself in it by selling the family cow to a stranger for a handful of old beans. But hang on a minute! Those mysterious beans have started to grow... and grow... and GROW!

Join Jack and his friends on an adventure of a lifetime, as they scale the beanstalk and take on a Giant.

Full of infectious laughter, brilliant storytelling, singing, dancing, cheering for the goodies and booing for the baddies.

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Slightly further afield Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre stars EastEnders and Strictly Come Dancing star James Bye, alongside family favourite Andy Collins (BBC Three Counties Breakfast Show), who is returning due to popular demand.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, the fun-filled family panto has it all! Runs until January 3.