What's on in Thurrock

Jack and the Beanstalk

Friday 1 December 2023, 6pm to Wednesday 3 January 2024, 6pm

Polka Dot Pantomimes and the Thameside Theatre are delighted to announce the Christmas Pantomime for which you've all bean waiting – Jack and the Beanstalk!

Pantomime at the Thameside Theatre is always the highlight of the festive calendar. This year's show promises to be bigger and better than ever as we present a giant of a pantomime suitable for the whole family.

Get ready to roar with laughter and cheer our hero Jack on his magical journey to Cloudland as he battles to save his best friend Daisy the Cow!

As always there'll be spectacular scenery, dazzling costumes, amazing special effects and lots of audience participation.

With a fabulous cast featuring some familiar faces and the biggest Giant in Pantoland, it won’t cost you a bag of magic beans but it will be fe-fi-fo-fun for everyone! So book your tickets now!

This show runs for 2 hours and 20 minutes, including a 20-minute interval. Everyone is welcome but it may not be suitable for children under 3 years-old.

There will be performances every day from 1 December 2023 to 3 January 2024, plus the special performances listed below.

Special performances

This year we're also offering the following special performances, for which there will be separate ticket sales:

  • Relaxed Performance – 6pm, 7 December 2023
  • British Sign Language (BSL) Signed Performances – 11:30am, 10 December
  • British Sign Language (BSL) Signed Performances – 3:30pm, 17 December
  • Prank Performances for ages 16 years-old and over – 7pm, 5 January, 6 January and 7 January 2024

Book tickets now


Thameside Theatre, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DX


Check prices on the Thameside Theatre booking pages, including great discounts for groups.