Opening Night of Little Red Riding Hood at the Market Place Theatre Armagh

Having never been to a pantomomime at the ripe age of 47 I was extremely pleased to be invited along for my first ever Panto experience – and I was not disappointed.

Little Red Riding Hood, Nanny No Hood and Prince ChopperWood

Accompanied my my husband and 13 year old twins we settled into our seats with the other families, lots of whom where dressed for the part and getting into the spirit of panto with their red riding hood costumes – ready for some serious audience participation – and there was plenty of that even when it wasn’t encouraged!

The production  introduces elements of other fairy tales including the Three Little Pigs, “Goldisocks” and Hansel & Gretel, and of course no fairytale is complete without a handsome prince – bring on Prince “Chopperwood”.

The production was musical, witty, energetic and uplifting.  We laughed, cheered, booed at the Big Bad Wolf, my husband was told off by Goldisocks at one stage and got up close and personal when the cast come through the audience at one point, much to the delight of the audience!

If you are looking for a fun night out with the kids – or friends, because this really is an all ages show, then Red Riding Hood is the show for you.   All of the cast were superb but for me the highlight was the singing solo by “Nanny No Hood” that would have melted even the coldest heart!!

The Market Place Theatre is state of the art – it could not be easier (park on level 3 at the St Patrick’s Trian multi story and walk straight through to the Theatre).

Jacqueline McGonigle,

Make a night of it and pre-book a meal at the Bistro!

Performance Times:

Sat 5 Dec 11.00am & 3.00pm & 6.30pm | Sun 6 Dec 1.00pm & 4.30pm | Fri 11 Dec 6.30pm | Sat 12 Dec 1.00pm & 5.00pm | Sun 13 Dec 1.00pm & 4.30pm | Mon 14 Dec 6.30pm | Tues 15 Dec 6.30pm | Thurs 17 Dec 6.30pm | Fri 18 Dec 6.30pm | Sat 19 Dec 11.00am & 3.00pm & 6.30pm | Sun 20 Dec 1.00pm & 4.30pm



TICKET OFFER… What big discount we have… all the better to offer you even greater value…Fri 4 Dec 6.30pm | Mon 14 Dec 6.30pm | Tues 15 Dec 6.30pm OFFER £12.00 | £10.00 [CONC]


Schools Performances & Prices: Contact Group Booking 028 3752 1828

BSL Signed Performance: Sat 12 Dec | 5.00pm

Captioned Performance: Thurs 17 Dec | 6.30pm