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Could you be a judge for the 2022/23 Pantomime Season?

During November, December and January each year, our judges seek to visit over 200 professional pantomimes – looking for nominations for the UK Pantomime Awards. We are currently recruiting new judges to join our experienced team, who will cover the length...

The Pantomime Awards return for the 2022/23 season

Christopher Biggins opens The Panto Awards, April 2022 After the success of their inaugural season, The UK Pantomime Association (UKPA) is delighted to announce that The Pantomime Awards will return for the 2022/23 season. With fewer than four months until the...

Winners announced for The Pantomime Awards

Hosted by UK Pantomime Association President Christopher Biggins, a total of 27 awards were presented with categories ranging from Best Ugly Sisters to Best Sound Design and Best Pantomime.  Audience members were treated to performances by Gracie McGonigal, Myra...

UKPA Interview on Box Office Radio

We were delighted to appear on Box Office Radio this week to discuss the 2022 nominations for The Pantomime Awards. You can listen to the clip here:

Butlin’s join the fun as Headline Sponsor of the UK Pantomime Awards

The UK Pantomime Association is delighted to announce Butlin’s as their headline sponsor for the 2021/2022 Season Pantomime Awards. Just like pantomime, Butlin’s is a British institution that continues to provide fun for all the family with live shows at all three of...

UK Pantomime Association Achieves Charity Status

The UK Pantomime Association is delighted to share news that it has achieved recognised Charity Status.  The new charity has been established to: Advance the education of the public in the genre of pantomime including raising public appreciation of the...

Statement of Support – December 2021

After nearly two turbulent years, the UK Pantomime Association hoped this season would bring joy and panto magic back to auditoriums and audiences across the UK. Sadly, we are now seeing productions forced to close again due to the pandemic. We stand in solidarity...

Applications for 2021/22 Judges for The Pantomime Awards

After a turbulent year for the Arts, we are thrilled to announce the return of The Pantomime Awards, which will be brought to you by the UK Pantomime Association, a newly formed organisation founded to celebrate all aspects of pantomime. “We’re looking forward to...