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Dec 23, 2014

2014 sees Leon Craig celebrate his 13th pantomime Dame and first Beauty and the Beast at Oxtord Playhouse. He speaks to Simon Sladen about breaking into the industry, his favourite pantomime titles and reveals some of his experiences from daming up and down the country.

Keith Jack and Olly Pike star as Prince Charming...

Dec 18, 2014

Home Manchester will hold its ninth annual Re:Play Festival, which celebrates the best productions from the Manchester fringe scene from the previous year, in January 2015 at its temporary theatre space in an office block at Number One First Street.

At the launch for Re:Play, we hear from Re:Play 2015 producer Rebecca...

Dec 2, 2014

Simon Aylin has ticked off almost every role both front and backstage in panto. Now best known as a writer and director, he speaks to Simon Sladen about the season ahead and his first time as a pantomime producer.

Simon's pantomimes this year include Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Beck Theatre, Hayes featuring...