The Orchard Theatre, Dartford
Sat 8 - Sun 30 December 2018
With over 30,000 theatregoers attending pantomime at The Orchard Theatre each festive season it’s never too early to book!
Jump aboard a high-flying magical carpet headed for Dartford and make tickets for Aladdin one of your three wishes.
The Orchard Theatre's spectacular pantomime is packed with all of the traditional ingredients audiences expect, Aladdin features laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Follow the evil sorcerer Abanazar, Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee and, of course his mother Widow Twankey, on a spectacular adventure. This year’s Orchard Theatre Pantomime will see audiences transported to Old Peking on a thrilling 3D Magic Carpet ride.
Expect flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp-full of laughs, so book your magic carpet ride to old Peking to the magical pantomime Aladdin!
The Orchard Theatre have announced that Marti Pellow will lead the cast of this year’s spectacular family pantomime Aladdin playing the role of the evil sorcerer Abanazar. The hugely talented performer Marti Pellow has achieved some of the UK’s biggest number-one singles, and has regularly featured in the UK charts throughout his career, both as a solo artist and as the frontman to Wet Wet Wet. Also starring Ricky K (Britains got Talent) as Wishee Washee and David Robbins as Widow Twankey.
With generous discounts for groups, concessions and special rates for schools available for selected performances, you don’t want to miss out.
Pantomime is loud for a small pair of ears,
Spectacular sights can sometimes cause tears!
If bringing a little one, please be aware
One or two scenes are intended to scare.
The odd naughty joke for grown-up laughter
Ensures that we all finish Happily Ever After
Premium seats available
At all performances, a small selection of premium seats, the best seats in the auditorium, are available at £4 more than price band A seats.
Premiere card £22 (best available seats) on Tue 11 December 7pm
Premiere card post-show reception Tue 11 December (includes a glass of wine and mince pie); must be pre-booked.
Dining Meal Deals Available on select performances, marked with an (MD).
- Concessions £2 off yellow performances
- Under 16s £3 off all performances
- Family OF 4 £98 yellow performances
- Over 60s Special £20.50 Wed 19 December 2pm
On yellow performances:
- Groups 10+ £7.50 off
- Groups 20+ £12.50 off
- Groups 40+ £14.50 off
- Schools 10+ £14 (includes free ice cream)
- Schools 10+ Special £12.00 Wed 19 December 2pm, includes a free ice cream (NEW!)
- Youth Groups 10+ £15 (Upper Circle only for evenings)
- Sign Language Interpreted Performance (SLIP) - Thu 13 December 7pm
- Relaxed Performance - Fri 14 December 2pm (Specially adapted performance for those with autistic spectrum conditions, those with dementia, people with a learning disability and parents with very young children)
- Audio Described - Sun 30 December 1pm
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Where applicable fees and charges are included in the stated ticket prices. An optional postage fee may apply. Fee-free booking for Premiere Card Members (maximum of 4 tickets); Groups of 10+ please call 01322 220000 to buy fee-free.
Fantastic Family Dining
Meal Deals will be available on select performances, marked by (MD).
Big Kids £8.50
Make your theatre experience extra special with a pre-show meal in The Restaurant at The Orchard Theatre.
There is a meal deal option for this show. If you would like to dine before the show, please select this option when you reach the seating plan.
Once you have purchased your meal deal ticket you will receive an email, within 24 hours, to confirm your reservation in The Restaurant.
Sit back and relax as we serenade your senses with mouth-watering meals, made from the best British ingredients.
Soup of the day
with artisan bread and butter (gf*) (v) 5.50
Mushrooms on Toast
with garlic infused wild mushrooms (vg) (gf)* 6.50
Churrasco skewers Chicken
marinated in chilli, garlic and lemon with a mint yogurt dip (gf) 6.50
Bangers 'n' Mash
with garden peas and red onion gravy 11.50
Roasted Mediterranean vegetables and halloumi wrap
with pesto dressing, skin on fries (v) (gf*) 10.00
Chicken, cheese & bacon wrap
with Barbecue sauce, skin on fries (gf*) 10.00
Pearl barley and squash risotto
A real seasonal favourite with a hint of sage and melting cheese (vg) 10.50
Cheese and bacon burger
100% British steak burger with maple glazed streaky bacon and blue cheese sauce all served in a toasted brioche bun, garnish and lightly seasoned fries. 12.50
Mixed bean burger
Breaded cannellini and kidney beans with red onion, harissa and kale served in a toasted brioche bun with salad garnish sweet chilli and lightly seasoned fries 10.50 (v)
Fish and chips
Crispy haddock fillet, chunky chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce 13.00
Lightly Salted Skin-on Fries (v) (gf) 2.50
Chunky Chips (v) (gf) 3.00
Battered Onion Rings (v) 2.50
The Grand Finale
Chocolate Coconut Torte with Raspberry ice cream (v) (n) (gf) 5.50
Sticky Toffee Pudding with Vanilla ice cream (v) 5.50
Marshfield Farm Ice Creams with wafer curls (gf*)(v) 4.50
Liqueur Coffee 4.50
Hot Fudge Brownie Latte 3.50
Red Velvet Hot Chocolate 3.50
All of our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other allergens are present. Our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients. If you have a food allergy, please let us know before ordering. Full allergen and nutritional information is available.
(v) = Suitable for vegetarians | (vg) = Suitable for vegans | (gf) = Gluten-free recipe | (gf*) = Gluten-free option available