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Last Updated: Monday December 22 2008 11:17 GMT

LONDON: Cinderella and Peter Pan

Panto stars

CINDERELLA

WHERE: New Wimbledon Theatre, London

WHEN: 5 December - 18 January

THE STARS

Gareth Gates shot to fame back in 2002 when he came second in a TV show called Pop Idol - which was a bit like X Factor.

Gareth went on to have four number one hit singles, and earlier this year appeared on ITV1's Dancing on Ice.

He'll be joined by award-winning actress and comedienne Joanna Page, and one of Britain's best loved impressionists, Alistair McGowan.

PETER PAN

WHERE: The Beck Theatre, Middlesex

WHEN: 12 December - 4 January

THE STARS

Toby Hull & Emu from CITV's Emu will be creating mayhem as the pirates.

They'll be joined by EastEnders' star Leslie Grantham, who used to play Den Watts in the show, but will be stepping into the shoes of Captain Hook.

Mark Jones will play the role of Captain Hook's sidekick, Smee.