3 Secrets to Amateur Theatre Success

3 Secrets to Amateur Theatre Success

You might say amateur theatre is just that – amateur. But just because you’re doing amateur theatre, it doesn’t mean the quality or impact is restricted. People don’t just go to see local theatre to support their friends and family that are in...
5 Ways to Make Your Amateur Theatre Committee Successful

5 Ways to Make Your Amateur Theatre Committee Successful

In many amateur theatre groups you have a range of skills at your disposal from different members. Traditionally groups are managed by a central committee (and additional sub committees if the group is a large one) so in this article, I will look at what makes a...
5 Things to Check When Choosing a Pantomime Script

5 Things to Check When Choosing a Pantomime Script

It’s very easy to spend hours and hours pouring over stories, scripts, summaries and scene lists when looking for your next pantomime. I wanted to compile a list of 5 easy things that you can check to see if you have a decent pantomime script. Writers, directors and...
How To Write a Pantomime Adaptation

How To Write a Pantomime Adaptation

Ever seen a usual panto title and wondered how they’ve made that story into a pantomime adaptation? I’ve seen many pantomime adaptations of less well known titles, some more successful than others. I’ve distilled what I’ve learned from adapting...
What are all the Different Pantomime Characters?

What are all the Different Pantomime Characters?

Explaining a pantomime to anyone who hasn’t experienced one is always entertaining. Where do you start? With the crazy characters, the jokes and routines, the innuendo, the spectacle… the list is endless! Today I’m focussing on the characters, with a...
Cinderella Pantomime Song Suggestions

Cinderella Pantomime Song Suggestions

This week I’ve been doing some more work on my Cinderella script, and I often use playlists of music to help with my writing process. Then I thought it might be useful to share this playlist of Cinderella pantomime song suggestions with you. In my script,...