Back to All Events

Aladdin - Reading 2011

  • Hexagon Theatre, Reading Queens Walk Reading, RG1 7UA United Kingdom (map)

The 2011 pantomime at the Hexagon, Reading is Aladdin. It runs from 10th December 2011 to 8th January 2012.

How good is your custard pie throwing? Find out by playing our new game for iPhone - Splatt! Avoid the obstacles and hit the panto Dame to win! Find out more or download from the Apple App Store now for free.

The panto is now closed

8th January 2012

A massive thank you to all involved in this year's Hexagon pantomime. It was a box office smash, and universally critically acclaimed. Well done all on a superb show! We're already looking forward to Beauty and the Beast next year xx

Aladdin smashes box office records!

31st December 2011

We are thrilled to announce that Aladdin is the highest grossing show ever to be staged at the Hexagon! And there are still limited tickets left for the final week. If you've not already seen the show, and you want to, make sure don't miss out!

Production Photos

23rd December 2011

Below are just a small selection of photos from the show!

The reviews are out!

22nd December 2011

Read the review in The Stage.

Opening weekend already sold out!

31st October 2011

If you're planning on coming to see Aladdin, you'd better be quick. the opening weekend's gone already and there's not much left for the weekend of 17th and 18th December either!


13th October 2011

Go on, give our panto game a go! Can you 'splatt' the panto dame?

Justin's recorded the radio advert

30th September 2011

Here's a sneak preview and a quick listen!

Anne Charleston's photo shoot

18th August 2011

Anne Charleston, aka Madge from Neighbours or Lily from Emmerdale plays the Empress of China.

For more images, visit our Facebook page.

Panto Launch

27th July 2011

Visit our Facebook photo album for more photos.

Casting Update

21st June 2011

We are delighted to announce the following casting on this pantomime:

Jolyon Dixon returns to play Widow Twankey

Kerry Newell plays Aladdin

Emma Quinton plays the Spirit of the Ring

Justin Fletcher plays Wishee Washee

Anne Charlston plays the Empress of China

Madge joins the cast!

27th May 2011

We are delighted to announce that Anne Charleston, alias Madge Bishop from Neighbours, joins the cast of Aladdin to play the Empress of China.

Early artwork is out

11th March 2011

Justin's in print! Click on the image to see the full artwork.



Justin returns to the Hexagon

16th February 2011

Imagine Theatre are utterly delighted to announce that, due to overwhelming public demand, CBeebies superstar Justin Fletcher MBE will be returning to the Hexagon for the 2011/12 panto season. He will be playing Wishee Washee in Aladdin.

Welcome back, Justin!

Read more about this years panto stars on the Hexagon Theatre's website.

Read the article in the Reading Post.

Earlier Event: December 10
Sleeping Beauty - Gravesend 2011
Later Event: November 24
Dick Whittington - Loughborough 2012