The festive season is almost upon us and there are some great family-friendly shows for the whole family to get into the spirit.

Here are five of the best shows that still have tickets available...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Albert Halls, Bolton

Saturday, December 1 to Sunday, December 30

A traditional favourite suitable for all ages, Snow White is sure to delight the whole family.

It stars Brookside star Michael Starke and X Factor's Sam Callahan.

Ticket prices range from £14 to £18 with matinee and evening shows still available.

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Palace Theatre, Manchester.

Tuesday, December 4 to Saturday, January 5.

There are a few tickets available for the popular musical which re-imagines characters from The Wizard of Oz and follows the unlikely friendship between two young women who meet as sorcery students.

But you’ll have to dig deep because the remaining tickets start at £70.

Doctor Doolittle

The Lowry Theatre

Thursday, December 11 to Saturday, January 5.

Based on the stories and hit film, the show joins the eccentric doctor and his abundance of animal friends on an extraordinary adventure to find the Giant Pink Sea Snail.

Tickets range from £9.75 to £23.50.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Premier Suite, Bolton University Stadium

Tuesday, December 4 to Monday, December 31

An Octagon production. Along with Scarecrow, Tin Woodman and Lion, Dorothy sets out on her journey, in an unfamiliar place, to the Great Oz in order to return home to Bolton.

Ticket prices range from £16 to £24, only admitting those who are 5 years old and above. There are still tickets available at


The Opera House, Manchester

Saturday, November 8 to Sunday, December 30.

Join Cinders as she transforms from rags to riches, outwits her very Ugly Sisters, and, with the help of her best friend Buttons and one very magical Fairy Godmother, wins the heart of the dashing Prince Charming.

The show has a star-studded line-up of Coronation Street baddie Connor McIntyre and Les Dennis as the ugly sisters and Gareth Gates as prince charming and Waterloo Road’s Shannon Flynn as Cinderella – to name a few.

Tickets range from £12 to £46.