PANTO SPECIALLong Live Panto Rhyme

PANTO SPECIAL
Long Live Panto Rhyme

by Cheryl Barrett As a writer I continue to be amazed at the varied panto titles that have been performed over the years. For my part, I love to ring the changes and write something different. I particularly enjoy writing something that rhymes. Here’s a little...
The Touring Panto (Panto Special)

The Touring Panto (Panto Special)

Touring pantomimes are very much part and parcel of the pantomime season, with many companies performing their shows the length and breadth of the UK, giving children their first experience of theatre… I worked in a variety of schools for over thirty-five years...
P.A.N.T.O.M.I.M.E. a Writer’s Guide (Panto Special)

P.A.N.T.O.M.I.M.E. a Writer’s Guide (Panto Special)

P.articipation Pantomime and audience participation go hand in hand. They want to be included. Everyone loves to hate a villain and audiences should be encouraged to boo and hiss the baddie – my baddies always goad the audience. One tip is to write an “Oh, no...
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