Yes, silly season is definitely here. "It's Christmas!" as someone once shouted, and everything's gone a bit fast and loose.
And in case a dancing squirrel isn't enough to convince you everything's gone a little bit screwy on London's cultural caledar, here's some more evidence:
- David Hasselhoff's in panto in Wimbledon
- CBBC stars are doing something called Potted Panto at the Vaudeville
- the Old Vic isn't doing a panto at all, but some farce called A Flea in Her Ear
Read the rest of this week's Arts Ahead on londonistImage shows Royal Ballet: Tales of Beatrix Potter. Photo by Johan Persson