Mince pies are proliferating on supermarket shelves people. It really is time to book your festive entertainment. I mean, we told you back in August about Cinderella at The Old Vic. Stephen Fry's "cheekily updated" script, Pauline Collins' Fairy Godmother and Sandi Toksvig's narrator promise to make this a cracking, cross dressing, cake filled chuckle fest in a veritable grande dame of a venue. Our advice is to try and get as close to the stage as possible, though, as panto works best in your face.
However, if you're after something just a little more cerebral and alternative the Young Vic just down The Cut is staging a version of The Christmas Carol but, to music, and:
Ikrismas Kherol comes from the Rugby World Cup winning nation but hopefully by 20 November, we'll be over it.
Image of the Old Vic auditorium courtesy of pmorgan's Flickrstream.