Tag: pantomime

  • Regional Pantomimes to See This Winter

    Regional Pantomimes to See This Winter

    A quick look at the variety of pantomimes happening in the UK this festive season It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and that time is… Panto season! Nothing gets people quite in the mood for Christmas like a bit of audience participation, a comically dressed pantomime dame and a rather large helping of…

  • 7 Things You Should Know If It’s Your First Time Doing Pantomime

    7 Things You Should Know If It’s Your First Time Doing Pantomime

    First time doing panto? John Currivan shares seven things you need to know to make the most of performing in pantomime. The comedian David O’Doherty has a joke: “Life is a marathon, not a sprint… but it’s the kind of marathon you have to sprint.” Swap the word ‘Life’ with the word ‘Panto’ and you…

  • An Actors’ Guide to Surviving Panto

    An Actors’ Guide to Surviving Panto

    Dust off the false eyelashes and smack me in the face with a lump of glitter, it’s panto season again! Like it or loathe it, panto is as essential to Christmas as pudding, and as essential to performers as a steam inhaler. It’s a British institution based on Christmas frivolity, the festive merriment of children…