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This December the road to Contact is paved with Panto Gold!

The Bells are ringing out for a sure-fire Christmas hit show at CONTACT this Christmas as eight-freestyle present: ‘Dick Whittington and his Amazing Cat!’

This upbeat, modern production of the classic rags-to-riches story tells the tale of young Dick Whittington and his loyal cat ‘Scratch’ on their exciting quest for fame and fortune. Can Dick defeat evil King Rat and his rat hordes? Can he win the love of the beautiful Alice Fitzwarren? Can he survive shipwrecks, magic, pirates, ghosts, sharks and Freda the Cook’s terrible pies?

Featuring a multi-talented, all-singing, all-dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here), it really is a treat for children of all ages…even grown-up ones!

We are proud to be bringing what has become known as ‘Manchester’s Local Panto’ to Contact this December.

Sign up for ‘Team Cat’…and join us on the road from Manchester to London Town for the funniest, flashiest funkiest Pantomime of them all!

Early Bird Booking

*For this event we have a very special offer:

Book 3 months in advance and you will receive 30% off your ticket price
Book 2 months in advance and you will receive 20% off your ticket price
Book more than 1 month in advance and you will receive 10% off your ticket price

The discount is applied automatically at the check out.

*Early Bird Deal is not valid for premium show dates Dec 24, 27 and 28.

Access & Socially Distanced Performances

  • There will be a BSL performance of this show on Wed 29 Dec at 12pm, by interpreter Kate Labno.
  • We have a socially distanced performance of this show on Wed 22 Dec at 7pm. Go to our Your Visit page here, for more details on visiting our building.
  • If you have any access needs you want to discuss with us, please call the box office Monday to Friday between 10-6pm on 0161 274 0600, alternatively you can email the box office on boxoffice@contactmcr.com, or get in touch via direct message on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram (@contactmcr on all three platforms).

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Credits

Director & Script: Sean Canning

Assistant Director: Kate Mitchell

Designed & Produced by eight-freestyle in association with Contact

Musical Director: Mark Griffiths

  • Price
    £22 full price/£18 under 35s/£12 concessions.
  • Venue

    Contact

  • Ages
    Recommended for ages 2 -102!
  • Booking info

    There will be a designated school performances running from 13-16 December 2021. To enquire about these please contact our Box Office on 0161 274 0600, anytime between 10-5pm Monday to Friday.

  • Genre
Date Time & Place
Saturday 11 December 12:00pm
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Saturday 11 December 4:00pm
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Sunday 12 December 12:00pm
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Sunday 12 December 4:00pm
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Tuesday 21 December 2:00pm
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Tuesday 21 December 7:00pm
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Wednesday 22 December 2:00pm
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Wednesday 22 December 7:00pm
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Thursday 23 December 2:00pm
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Thursday 23 December 7:00pm
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Friday 24 December 12:00pm
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Friday 24 December 4:00pm
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Monday 27 December 12:00pm
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Monday 27 December 4:00pm
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Tuesday 28 December 12:00pm
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Tuesday 28 December 4:00pm
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Wednesday 29 December 12:00pm
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Wednesday 29 December 4:00pm
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Thursday 30 December 4:00pm
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Friday 31 December 4:00pm
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Sunday 2 January 12:00pm
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Sunday 2 January 4:00pm
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Monday 3 January 12:00pm
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Monday 3 January 4:00pm
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