Birmingham Hippodrome’s pantomime is back (oh yes it is!), with the star-studded, action-packed Dick Whittington.

Last night we welcomed media and audiences to the ultimate pantomime adventure, take a look at some of the golden reviews below…

Birmingham Live

“The show is fantastic and an absolute must-see this Christmas. Dick Whittington has it all. And it is the greatest pantomime I have ever seen.”

Black Country Radio

“What Dick Whittington really provides is two hours of pure escapism at a show that you won’t be able to stop grinning at. The Hippodrome knows how to do world class panto and this is an exceptional case in point.”

Enjoy Things ★★★★★

“Unfettered, uncompromising pantomime excellence. A glitzy, giggleworthy cast, fronted by the ever-dependable Slack, deliver a definitive panto experience.”

Express & Star

“This production is pantomime at its perfected, hilarious best. A truly must-see show for adults and children as they go on a journey together to share the magic of live theatre…”

I Am Birmingham ★★★★★

“The seasonal show has an abundance of magical charm, bubbly songs, and joyous dancing, and appeals to all ages.”

The Stage ★★★★

“Lavish and attention-grabbing”

The Telegraph ★★★★

“done with such colour, confidence and wise-cracking silliness” 

 Weekend Notes ★★★★

“Dick Whittington is pure festive fun that can’t help but make you laugh.”

West End Best Friend ★★★★

“An accomplished, joyful and thoroughly entertaining performance.” 

What’s On ★★★★★

a real gem of a show, a high-jinx riot of fun, and an absolute must-see extravaganza if you fancy a fantastic and fun-filled trip to the theatre over the festive season.”

What’s On Stage ★★★★

“…Birmingham Hippodrome’s panto is a grand finale for the festive season in the city. Bursting with fun, laughter and wow factor, it’s a cracker.”

Dick Whittington will run at Birmingham Hippodrome until Sunday 29 January 2023.

Click here to book tickets for Dick Whittington or call 0844 338 5000*

*0844 calls will cost you 4.5p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.