Kick off the festivities early with a family-fun panto set to get your toes tapping this December.

The award-winning Jigsaw Players Theatre Company are bringing the much-loved ‘Beauty and the Beast’ pantomime to The Trinity Centre.

Guests can expect laughs galore, crazy comedy and true love in a story packed with hilarious characters and musical cheer.

Director Maggie Bishton said: “This is a panto full of fun, a great story and fabulous songs for the whole family to enjoy.

“It’s all on your doorstep with two truly wonderful casts.”

Performances will take place at The Trinity Centre on Old Birmingham Road during December with shows at 1.30pm and 7pm on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3.

The following weekend shows will take place at 7.15pm on Friday, December 8, 1.30pm and 7pm on Saturday, December 9 and 2pm on Sunday, December 10.

Tickets cost £13 each and are available by emailing or by calling Su Fletcher on 07772645722.