Birmingham Hippodrome announces 2016/17 pantomime

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Birmingham Hippodrome announces 2016/17 pantomime

With Birmingham Hippodrome’s 2015 pantomime Aladdin just about to open for a six week run, the theatre has announced Dick Whittington as its 2016/17 pantomime.  Dick Whittington will run from Mon 19 Dec 2016 to Sun 29 Jan 2017.

Produced once again by Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer, Dick Whittington goes on sale to Hippodrome Friends on 15 Dec 2015, and will be on general sale from 17 Dec 2015. Standard price tickets start at £15.50 with generous concessions and group discounts.

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Michael Harrison, managing director of Qdos Entertainment’s pantomime division, said: “Dick Whittington promises to be another unmissable Christmas show at the Hippodrome, the home of Birmingham pantomime.  There is no doubt it’s one of the most popular panto titles, with a great story packed with fun and adventure We look forward to bringing Birmingham audiences another blockbuster Christmas show.”

Birmingham Hippodrome’s Director of Marketing Rob Macpherson added: “Pantomime is hugely important to us and to our audiences, and we pride ourselves on always delivering a great show with the team at Qdos Entertainment.


“Last month we broke all records for gift voucher sales and other packages that make great Christmas gifts.  With Dick Whittington as our 2016/17 panto now on sale, plus lots of new announcements due very shortly, it’s the perfect time to buy vouchers or a membership as a Christmas gift.”

Priority booking for Hippodrome Friends opens before the general public.  This popular scheme offers a dedicated box office hotline, great savings on tickets, no transaction fees when a Friends discounts applies, discounts on dining, plus invitations to special VIP events. Single membership starts from £40, with joint and group rates also offered,

Panto tickets, gift vouchers and Friends memberships can all be purchased on 0844 338 5000* or online at

(*0844 calls will be charged 4.5p/min plus your phone company’s access charge.)

There are still tickets available for this year’s panto Aladdin here:

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