FOREWORD

FOREWORD

Lockdown vs Panto Special This lockdown isn’t getting any easier is it! In fact if you chuck homeschooling into the mix we’re pretty sure it’s getting more difficult by the day. What’s more, in another month or so, we’ll have all been suffering the ravages of the...
PANTO SPECIAL 2021Pantomime Playwrights

PANTO SPECIAL 2021
Pantomime Playwrights

Above: Chichester Festival Youth Theatre – The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Adapted by John Kane. Music & Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg. Photo: Helen Murray Stuart Ardern – www.lazybeescripts.co.uk | www.beewaxing.wordpress.com Stuart is...
PANTO SPECIAL 2021Panto Throwback

PANTO SPECIAL 2021
Panto Throwback

With this year’s panto season cancelled, here are a couple of spreads of your panto highlights from over the years… Click for full size Click for full...
PANTO SPECIAL 2021Peter Duncan – Hot to Trott

PANTO SPECIAL 2021
Peter Duncan – Hot to Trott

Jack and the Beanstalk | Peter Duncan as Dame Trott | Photo: Gordon Render Peter Duncan, now in his mid-60s, will probably be forever known, by those of a certain age, as one of the 1980s Blue Peter presenters – in particular the John Noakes-style daredevil who...
Panto in Ruins?

Panto in Ruins?

Above: Pantomime’s celebrated return to Croydon’s Fairfield Halls could be short-lived! Imagine Theatre’s spectacular 2019 production of Cinderella in the Fairfield Halls’ Phoenix Concert Hall was led by Strictly winner, Ore Oduba, and stand-up comedian, Tim...
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