The Best Pantomime Baddie Songs

The Best Pantomime Baddie Songs

The pantomime baddie often gets some of the best lines in the show, a favourite of mine is for the giant in Jack and the Beanstalk to say “Now for one of those meals on a stick” and for Fleshcreep to reply “a kebab?” to which the giant replies...
3 Common Mistakes Directors Make And How to Avoid Them

3 Common Mistakes Directors Make And How to Avoid Them

Having worked with amateur group casts and professional pantomime actors, I’ve made a fair few mistakes in directing shows! Of course, that’s how we learn. I decided to put this blog together to try and help you stop making the same mistakes I did, and...
5 Ways to Make Pantomimes Happen Post-Covid

5 Ways to Make Pantomimes Happen Post-Covid

With professional theatres still unsure whether the Christmas season can go ahead or not, amateur pantomime producers are in a similar position. I’ve been thinking about some ways we can ensure the season goes ahead safely for audiences, cast and crew. Please...
The Best Pantomime Finale Songs

The Best Pantomime Finale Songs

The pantomime finale is the glittery ending to an epic adventure. It usually involves a lot of energetic dancing and the balancing of many large headpieces worn by various members of the cast! I love to put a song just after the walkdown and the final rhyme. It really...
3 Things to Remember as a First-Time Director

3 Things to Remember as a First-Time Director

Taking on the mantle of Director for the first time can be a daunting task. There’s lots to consider, and pressure to do the job well. Being the director of a production is an all-encompassing task and there’s lots of areas of production that you need to...