Q & A – Beauty and the Beast 2017

Who is starring in this year’s pantomime?

Sue Holderness (Marlene from Only Fools and Horses) is starring as Malevolent.  Joining Sue are Britain’s Got Talent finalists Kieran Sutcliffe and Sarah Jameson.

Can we see a trailer of what’s in store?

A panto trailer will be available from November – watch this space!

How much are tickets for Beauty and the Beast?

Depending on the date you select, adult tickets are price at £10/£15/£18.50/£20/£21.50 with child and adult concessions available.  Click here for full details.

What age group is it suitable for?

2-103!  Under 2s can see the show at no cost provided they are seated on an adults lap.  If you’re not sure if your young child will enjoy the show, this is a great way to introduce them to live theatre.

Am I entitled to a concession ticket?

Concession tickets are available for adults over 60 and children up to the age of 18 in full time education.

Can we bring in car seats?

You may bring along the base of a car booster seat or cushion to allow your child a better view of the stage.

Can we bring our own food?

No, this is not permitted.  A range of refreshments and snacks are available at all performances.

Do you have a café/restaurant?

Refreshments and light snacks can be purchased at the bar or the kiosk.

Where can we park?

Free parking is available in public car parks in Rickmansworth for up to 2 hours.  Permits which allow parking for up to 4 hours can be purchased in advance or on the day from the Watersmeet Box Office for £1.  Long term parking is available at Talbot Road and Rickmansworth Station, prices vary.

Limited disabled parking is available at the library and Citizens Advice Bureau opposite Watersmeet, but these spaces cannot be reserved.

Do you have a tiered pricing structure and can we pre-book our seats?

Seating during each performance is one price and will be allocated to you at the time of reservation/booking.  Seating is on a gentle slope from row A-S.

I have mobility difficulties. Where can I sit?

For health and safety reasons, patrons using a walker or wheelchair will be allocated seats at the rear of the auditorium.  Please advise the Box Office at the time of booking as these seats are limited.

I am a registered carer, do I have to pay for my ticket?

No, these are available free of charge to anybody who is accompanying a person(s) with a disability.  Proof is required.

Do you offer hearing assistance?

We have infrared hearing devices available at no charge.  Please make yourself known to the Front of House Manager when you arrive and ensure you test the unit issued prior to the start of the show.

How long is the show?

It is approximately 2½ hours with an interval just over half way through.

Can we pre-book interval drinks?

Yes, this can be arranged in advance by contacting the Front of House Manager or on the day.

Birthday requests

If you are celebrating a birthday or anniversary and you wish for it to be announced, please advise the box office prior to your attendance and we will endeavour to call your name out during the show.

Will we have the opportunity to meet the cast?

This is something we encourage the cast to do after each performance, but we are unable to guarantee this.


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