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Dec 4, 2021

With Panto Season 2021 now well under way, BTG Panto Editor Simon Sladen caught up with award-winning writer, composer, actor and musician Vikki Stone.

This year, Vikki has penned Aladdin for the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, having previously appeared at the venue as Abanazar and Fleshcreep. They discuss Vikki's pantomime career, challenges facing the genre today and top tips for budding pantomime writers.

More information on Vikki's many projects can be found at her web site.

Aladdin runs at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre until 2 January 2022.

Award-winning writer, composer, actor and musician Vikki Stone is known for her original comedy songs, quick wit and hilarious charm.

As a comedian, Vikki has appeared on many television and radio shows, including The John Bishop Show, The Now Show, This Morning, That Sunday Night Show, ITV's I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now, amongst many others.

Her one-woman show at Soho Theatre Instrumental received huge praise. For her stage work, she has won the Soho Theatre Stand-Up Award, the Hospital Club’s HCLUB100 Award for Theatre and performance and the Best Musical Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival.