The Art of Panto (Panto Special)

The Art of Panto (Panto Special)

At the start of the recent pantomime season Sardines spoke with a host of professionals, some of whom were new to the panto scene, with others highly experienced. Inside the previous edition, we featured the more recognisable names while, in this issue, we get a...
The Great British Panto Chase Off Quiz (Panto Special)

The Great British Panto Chase Off Quiz (Panto Special)

Imagine if you will a popular TV quiz show given a panto feel… Buttons: (To Audience.) Hello, everyone and welcome to The Great British Panto Chase Off Quiz, where our Chasers give the contestants the runaround. From Pantoland we have four contestants hoping to beat...

Panto Pics Spread (Panto Special)

Stone Revellers | The Princess and the Pea by Simone Plant The Wight Strollers | Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood by Sarah and Emily Scotcher | Photo: Fiona Bannister Westovian Theatre Society | Robinson Crusoe by Tom Whalley All Souls Dramatic Club | Aladdin by...
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...
The Big Producers (Panto Special)

The Big Producers (Panto Special)

Paul Johnson speaks with Mark Jones, Marketing Manager of Qdos Pantomimes While we were in Woking prior to this year’s big pantomime extravaganza, Aladdin, we were fortunate to sit down with Mark Jones. Qdos’ Marketing Manager gave us an insight into what makes the...
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