Things to do in Staffordshire and south Cheshire
- 22 March 2011
- From the section Stoke & Staffordshire
Welcome to our Things To Do guide - our selection of events in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and South Cheshire.
Of all the many things going on over the next couple of weeks, we've picked a few of the following highlights.
Forthcoming events include Christmas classics such as Alice in Wonderland, A Christmas Carol, Aladdin and a Dick Whittington rock 'n' roll panto.
There are links to more listings websites at the bottom of the page.
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A new production of Alice in Wonderland, adapted for the stage by the theatre's artist director, Theresa Heskins, will run until Saturday 21 January at the New Vic in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
The children's classic by Lewis Carroll will mark the award-winning theatre-in-the-round's 25th anniversary, and presents an Alice hailing from Stoke-on-Trent.
A cast of 12 features New Vic favourite Michael Hugo as the Mad Hatter, Hannah Edwards as Alice, Charlotte Palmer as the White Queen and Devon Black as the Red Queen.
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They will be performing their version of Cinderella several times a day from Sunday 15 January - Saturday 21 January.
At the Regent Theatre in Hanley, this year's panto is Aladdin, starring Eastenders actor - and King of the Jungle - Joe Swash.
The opening night is Thursday 15 December and it runs until Sunday 15 January.
This year's pantomime at the Gatehouse Theatre in Stafford is a rock 'n' roll musical.
From Thursday 8 December until Saturday 7 January, you can join Dick Whittington and Taffeta the cat as they head to London in search of fame and fortune.
... and more, at: Events - elsewhere on the web in Staffordshire
Also, if you'd like to have your event - from a car-boot sale to a major concert - mentioned on the What's On Diary on BBC local radio, please fill out the form on the BBC local radio What's On Diary form.