PANTOMIME shows across the city have been cancelled following new Covid-19 restrictions that will be brought in after Christmas. 

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced yesterday that from December 26 indoor events would be limited to 200 people or less, with one-metre social distancing in place for up to three weeks.

The Pavilion Theatre in Glasgow took to Facebook to update its customers. Bosses wrote: "Today’s announcement was disappointing but expected and needed if we are honest.

"It is disappointing as it has been a very good run in terms of audience attendance and having such a great cast to work with. The panto has been enjoyed by customers of all ages. But it is time to move on and as indicated by the Scottish Government, we need to close the panto, The Magical Adventures of Cinderella, after the last performance on Christmas Eve.

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"We would like to thank the management, cast, crew, theatre staff for all their hard work and dedication and thank all customers for staying safe during their visit. Next year’s panto will be going on sale shortly and we hope that you will support us once again.

"We hope you all have a great Christmas and please stay safe."

The theatre normally runs discounts for the final week and decided to bring this forward for all remaining tickets. 

A statement read: "Don’t miss out on this year’s production and with tickets priced at only £10 each, you are sure to have a great night out before lockdown."

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The theatre's team will be in touch with anyone who had tickets for a performance from Boxing Day for a refund.