Watch this year's legendary Playhouse panto from the comfort of your own home.

Filled with magic and monstrous fun, this tale as old as time is the perfect festive treat. Join us to laugh and cheer, ‘boo’ the baddies and singalong to magnificent musical numbers – it’s a guaranteed great night for all the family.

When the beautiful Belle is trapped in an enchanted castle by a mysterious beast, the stage is set for a spellbinding adventure. Can she escape with the help of her friends? Will Belle melt the beast’s frosty heart and lift his curse before it’s too late?

Packed with hilarious characters, stunning sets, glittering costumes and plenty of panto humour, you won’t want to miss our legendary pantomime.

How It Works

Once you have booked for Beauty and the Beast On Demand, you will receive an email with your e-ticket attached. This e-ticket will contain a link to the page on our website where the recording will be accessed. You will need to be logged in to Nottingham Playhouse account.

The recording will be available to watch for five days after you rent the show. If renting the show after Tuesday 11 January 2022, please be aware that your rental period will be reduced as the recording must be taken down on Saturday 15 January 2022. Please make sure you watch the show before the end of your rental period to make sure you don’t miss out.

If you don’t receive your e-ticket straight away after purchasing, please check your spam/junk folders.

If you are using a smart TV, you should be able to access the show through your browser. You can find help and advice on this and more on our FAQs page.


Madame Fifi John Elkington
Belle Lisa Ambalavanar
Veronique Megan Cerys-Holland
Maurice Tom Hopcroft
Gaston Bradley Judge
Florence Clarice Julianda
Jaques The Lad Myles Miller


Director Bill Buckhurst
Writer Kenneth Alan Taylor
Designer Morgan Large
Musical Director John Morton
Choreographer Alistair David
Lighting Designer Zoe Spurr
Sound Designer Adam Fisher
Casting Director Pearson Casting


Accessible versions of our panto recording, including Captioning, BSL Interpretation and Audio Description, are available.

Find out more about Access at Nottingham Playhouse here.