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The wildly popular eight-freestyle and Contact panto returns and this season we present something a little different…a panto 80’s remix of Robin Hood!

It’s a fresh twist on the traditional, combining The Adventures of Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood with an upbeat, sing-along, 80’s panto playlist!

eight-freestyle‘s Robin Hood is a story of courage, friendship and bad puns. There’ll be plenty of laughs along the way as Robin joins forces with Maid Marion to thwart the Sheriff of Nottingham’s evil plans to kidnap the young Babes. This is a show that has it all: adventure, action, laughs, music, magic and men with mullets!

    Everything a panto should be … a masterpiece in family entertainment!

    Manchester Theatres

    Starring our regular cast of multi-talented, all-singing, all-dancing performers, it really is a treat for children of all ages…even grown-up ones. So if you are Holding Out for a Hero and believe in the Power of Love or think Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, then join our outlaw band in the magical Sherwood Forest for a panto guaranteed to hit the Bulls-eye every time!

    A green background with a disco ball and 80's icons read's Robin Hood the 80's panto

    Offers

    • Lock in our 6+ group booking rate – come with your friends or family and save 30% on all tickets! This offer does not apply to premium shows between 23 – 31 Dec.

    Please note, all offers are subject to availability and exclude premium shows that run from 23 Dec – 31 Dec. Additionally, offers cannot be used retrospectively or in conjunction with any other offer, including our preview performance. 

    Preview Performance

    We’ll be hosting a preview performance of Robin Hood on Sat 10 Dec at 4pm.

    Get your tickets to this show for £12 full price, £10 under 35 and £8 Concessions (excluding over 65’s), saving you up to 50%.

    School Performances

    There will be dedicated school performances running from Tues 13 December to Weds 21 December 2022.

    To enquire about schools availability, please contact our Box Office on 0161 274 0600 or at boxoffice@contactmcr.com.

    Access

    • We will have a socially distanced performance in relaxed conditions on Tues 20 Dec at 7pm.
    • We will have a BSL interpreted performance on Sat 17 Dec at 11am.
    • We accept babes in arms. Children who can sit in their own seats unaided should have a purchased ticket.

    If you have any access needs you want to discuss with us, please call the box office Monday to Friday between 10 – 10pm on 0161 274 0600.

    Alternatively, you can email the box office at boxoffice@contactmcr.com, or get in touch via direct message on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram (@contactmcr on all three platforms).

    Once you have been booked in a wheelchair seat once, you can book online from then onwards and do not have to call our box office team to facilitate your booking. Please do reach out if you have any questions about this process.

    THE PINCH TICKET 

    Times are hard. They are getting harder. Despite that, we know that art will prevail.

    Our lowest concession rate – called The Pinch ticket – is now available for anyone who needs it, with no proof required.

    To book your The Pinch ticket, simply proceed to check out at any event of your choice and input the number of tickets required into the ‘The Pinch’ field. For any queries, reach out to our wonderful Box Office team at boxoffice@contactmcr.com.

    • Price
      £24 full price | £19 under 35 | £14 Concessions (excluding over 65's)
    • Venue

      Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6JA

    • Ages
      All ages welcome!
    • Running
      TBC
    • Booking info

      There will be dedicated school performances running from Tues 13 December to Weds 21 December 2022.

      We accept babes in arms. Children who can sit in their own seats unaided should have a purchased ticket.

    • Genre
    Date Time & Place
    Saturday 10 December 3:30pm
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    Sunday 11 December 11:00am
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    Sunday 11 December 3:30pm
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    Thursday 15 December 7:00pm
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    Friday 16 December 7:00pm
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    Saturday 17 December 11:00am
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    Saturday 17 December 3:30pm
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    Sunday 18 December 11:00am
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    Sunday 18 December 3:30pm
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    Tuesday 20 December 1:00pm
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    Tuesday 20 December 7:00pm
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    Wednesday 21 December 1:00pm
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    Wednesday 21 December 7:00pm
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    Thursday 22 December 7:00pm
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    Friday 23 December 1:00pm
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    Friday 23 December 7:00pm
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    Saturday 24 December 11:00am
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    Saturday 24 December 3:30pm
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    Tuesday 27 December 3:30pm
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    Wednesday 28 December 11:00am
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    Wednesday 28 December 3:30pm
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    Thursday 29 December 11:00am
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    Thursday 29 December 3:30pm
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    Friday 30 December 11:00am
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    Friday 30 December 3:30pm
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    Saturday 31 December 11:00am
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    Saturday 31 December 3:30pm
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