Turn again for this panto favourite

Dick Whittington at the Nottingham Playhouse dispenses with celebrity stardust but more than makes up for it with the very best in stagecraft and laughs that never get old. Kenneth Allan Taylor, the city’s legendary dame, returns this year in the director’s hotseat and has brought with him glittering scenery, fabulous frocks and mesmerising musical numbers plus a long-standing ensemble cast who guarantee mayhem and merriment. Running until January 16, with signed, described and captioned performances, tickets are from £25.50. Call 0115 9419419 or www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk