REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs @ Empire Theatre and Cinema, Consett

Posted on December 2nd 2019 by Whats on Northeast

Review by Lucy Wearne

A great family experience with 2.5 hours of laughs from the start of the performance to the end.  This well-known fairy tale is retold with a festive, North East twist featuring Sir Rodney Rotten of Rowlands Gill and Wicked Queen Dolores of Derwentside as well as Snow White and 7 dwarves.

The story begins with the town’s toy factory, which is busy making presents for Santa to deliver on Christmas Eve. Naturally, the panto villains are on the naughty list while the key storyline is to help reunite Snow White with her beloved, Prince Edmund of Ebchester.

There is something for people of all ages with an indoor snow ball fight and snow for the kids, well known pop songs to get everyone singing along and of course a few innuendos thrown in for the grownups.  Spectacular effects, dazzling costumes and a great atmosphere make this one of the area’s not to be missed pantos.  The performances run from Saturday 30 November to Tuesday 31 December.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Events Finder


Join the club and receive special offers for events and much more
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

WhatsOn Blog

View All

PREVIEW: Sunderland Empire is set to impress as ‘Must-Sees’ unveiled in NEW What’s On Guide!

With a jam-packed season to look forward to, there’s plenty to enjoy at the Sunderland Empire!

Read More

PREVIEW: Make memories that will last a lifetime at the Gala Theatre

There will be fun for all the family at a County Durham theatre this spring thanks to a variety of uplifting productions aimed at younger audiences.

Read More