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    • Abanazar (pantomime)

    • Abanazar is a character and the primary antagonist the Aladdin story and the pantomime production. He was also the basis for Jafar in the Disney version of Aladdin. He has been played over the years by actors such as Martin Clunes (2000), and Clive Mantle, who played him in the 2007-08 production of Aladdin at the Thea ... Read »


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    • Aladdin and his Winter Wish

    • Aladdin and his Winter Wish is an American panto version of the Middle Eastern folk tale Aladdin. The panto's book was written by Kris Lythgoe and its music is based around classic pop tunes by artists such as Ray Charles, Coldplay, and Starship. Aladdin and his Winter Wish premiered at the Pasadena Playhouse on Decemb ... Read »


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    • American pantomime

    • American pantomime, panto for short, refers to works of theatrical entertainment that have been presented in the United States of America since 1876. The works are derived from the entertainment genre of pantomime that developed in England, presented either as they are in Britain or adapted for the American stage and t ... Read »


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    • Anubhava (Hindu thought)

    • In Hindu thought, Anubhava or anubhavah (Sanskrit: अनुभव) refers to personal knowledge or aesthetic experience. The term anubhava or anubhavah (Sanskrit) is a compound of: Anubhava has a wide range of possible translations: Several related words express the mental state which can be comm ... Read »


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    • Babes in the Wood

    • Babes in the Wood is a traditional children's tale, as well as a popular pantomime subject. It has also been the name of some other unrelated works. The expression has passed into common language, referring to inexperienced innocents entering unawares into any potentially dangerous or hostile situation. A number of chi ... Read »


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    • Bathyllus

    • Bathyllus was a dancer/performer of pantomimus in Rome during the period of Augustus. Born in Alexandria, he was the favourite comedic performer of Maecenas. He is often described with the performer Pylades, who was seen as the epitome of tragic performance, while Bathyllus was seen as the epitome of comedic performan ... Read »


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    • Big Brother Panto

    • Big Brother Panto is a special series of Big Brother that brought together ten housemates from previous Big Brothers to produce the pantomime Cinderella. It aired from 20 December 2004 to 5 January 2005 on the Channel 4 network. The pantomime performed, Cinderella, was written by Jonathan Harvey, who wrote the sitcom ... Read »


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    • British Airways Cabin Crew Entertainment Society

    • BACCES is a non-profit charitable organisation which was originally set up in 1970 by two British European Airways (BEA) stewards who wrote a comedy review and staged it at York House, Twickenham, UK for two nights. It was so popular that it ran for a further three sell out nights at Chiswick Town Hall. The national pr ... Read »


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    • Buttons (pantomime)

    • Buttons is the name of a character in the Cinderella pantomime. Buttons is the servant of Cinderella's father, Baron Hardup, and is Cinderella's friend. He is often in love with Cinderella and is constantly trying to express his feelings to her, only for her to remain unaware of his love for her or reply that she loves ... Read »


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    • A Christmas Held Captive

    • A Christmas Held Captive is an original musical with lyrics and music by Robert J. Sherman and Christopher M. Dawson and book by Lavina Dawson and Michael A. Dawson. The musical officially premiered on December 14, 1986 at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and closed on January 18, 1987. The production was directed by Oliver ... Read »


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    • A Cinderella Christmas

    • A Cinderella Christmas is a pantomime version of the fairytale Cinderella, with a book by Kris Lythgoe, using for its score a pastiche of well known pop tunes. It was first produced in 2010 at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, California. The music includes songs by Lady Gaga, Michael Bublé, Katy Perry, Whit ... Read »


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    • A Snow White Christmas (musical)

    • A Snow White Christmas is a pantomime version of the fairytale Snow White, with a book by Kris Lythgoe and a score consisting of a pastiche of well-known pop tunes. It was first produced in 2011 at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, California. The music includes songs by Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, ... Read »


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    • Jack Cruise

    • Jack Cruise (15 August 1915 – 4 May 1979) was a famous Irish comedian & actor who performed in and wrote many shows in the Royal and Olympia theatres in Dublin. Born in Phibsboro, Dublin to Michael Cruise (b.Colchester, Essex 1865) & Brigid O’Kelly (b.Tralee,Co.Kerry 1880). He attended St. Vincent's C.B. ... Read »


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    • Carlo Antonio Delpini

    • Carlo Antonio Delpini (died 1828) was an Italian pantomimist and theatrical manager. Born in Rome, Delpini was a pupil of Nicolini. About 1774 he was engaged by David Garrick for the Drury Lane Theatre. There, at Covent Garden Theatre, and at the Haymarket Theatre, he supplied the mechanical arrangements for many pant ... Read »


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    • Dick Whittington and His Cat

    • Dick Whittington and His Cat is the name of English folklore surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington (c. 1354–1423), wealthy merchant and later Lord Mayor of London, telling a story of how he supposedly escaped his poverty-stricken childhood and made his fortune thanks to the ratting abilities of his cat. Ho ... Read »


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    • Drury Lane pantomime

    • Drury Lane pantomime is a long tradition at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, dating from the early 18th century. In every Christmas season, a pantomime is produced which has a leading place among the many other pantomimes of the capital. Other pantomimes are sometimes produced during the rest of the year. The first Engl ... Read »


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    • Fantadroms

    • Fantadroms is a Latvian children's cartoon by the production company Studio Dauka. It first aired in the Soviet Union in 1985. The show has no dialogue and drama unfolds through pantomime and expressive noises such as grunts, groans, and laughter. This allows the show to cross language barriers. The episode "Salt" won ... Read »


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    • Festival of monodrama and mime

    • Festival of monodrama and mime is a theater festival dedicated to the mime and monodrama. it is held annually around end of Jun or first week in July in Belgrade, Serbia, and its traditionally held within the Puppet Theatre "Pinocchio". Festival of Monodrama and Mime participants are awarded in five different categorie ... Read »


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    • Alan Hughes (presenter)

    • Alan Hughes is an Irish television star. He works for TV3 and appears on Ireland AM. He is the host of Family Fortunes. His first break was in a television advertisement for ESB Electric Ireland in the 1980s. In the 1990s, RTÉ gave him his big break hosting prime time quiz show Talk About for 3 years. Alan is als ... Read »


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    • ITV Panto

    • The ITV Panto was a series of pantomimes originally broadcast on ITV in 1998, 2000, and 2002. All written by Simon Nye, they included an array of celebrities playing the lead roles. (In order of original broadcast date) All the main roles in each pantomime were headed by well-known celebrities, some of whom became re ... Read »


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    • Adele King

    • Adèle King (born Adèle Condron-King, 4 April 1951) is an Irish entertainer better known as Twink from her time as a member of a group called Maxi, Dick and Twink which was a girl band in Ireland in the late 1960s and 1970s. She is the mother of singer Chloë Agnew from the group Celtic Woman. Adèle King ... Read »


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    • King's Theatre Pantomime


    • The Krankies

    • The Krankies

      The Krankies are a Scottish comedy duo who enjoyed success as a cabaret act in the 1970s and on television in the 1980s, featuring in their own television shows and releasing their own music single. They have regularly appeared in pantomime. The duo comprises wife Janette Tough and her husband Ian. As the Krankies they ... Read »


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    • Queenie Leighton

    • Queenie Leighton (18 July 1874 – 19 November 1943) was a British music hall star of the Edwardian era. Leighton was born in Islington in London as Lilian Caroline Augusta Rickard, the youngest of three children of William Henry Rickard, a parliamentary agent, and Fanny Harriett Rickard. In 1881 her mother and sis ... Read »


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    • Félicia Mallet


    • Mime artist

    • A mime or mime artist (from Greek μῖμος, mimos, "imitator, actor") is a person who uses mime as a theatrical medium or as a performance art, involving miming, or the acting out a story through body motions, without use of speech. In earlier times, in English, such a performer would typically be referre ... Read »


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    • Natya Shastra

    • The Nāṭya Śāstra (Sanskrit: नाट्य शास्त्र, Nāṭyaśāstra) is a Sanskrit Hindu text on the performing arts. The text is attributed to sage Bharata Muni, and its first complete compilation is dated to between 200 BCE and 200 CE, b ... Read »


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    • Benedikt Negro

    • Cirque du Soleil

      Cirque du Soleil (pronounced [sɪʁk dzy sɔ.lɛj], "Circus of the Sun" or "Sun Circus") is a Canadian entertainment company. It is the largest theatrical producer in the world. Based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and located in the inner-city area of Saint-Michel, it was founded in Baie-Saint-Paul on July 7, ... Read »


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    • Jimmy O'Dea


    • Harry O'Donovan


    • Panto!

    • Panto!

      Panto! is a 2012 one-off Christmas special, made by Baby Cow Productions and broadcast by ITV on Thursday 27 December 2012. The special centres on Lewis Loud, a local Morecambe disk jockey in his stage debut of Dick Whittington at the Grand Theatre, Lancaster as Jack the Lad. Lewis Loud (John Bishop) is doing his ... Read »


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    • Pantomime

    • Pantomime (informally panto), is a type of musical comedy stage production, designed for family entertainment. It was developed in England and is still performed throughout the United Kingdom, generally during the Christmas and New Year season and, to a lesser extent, in other English-speaking countries. Modern pantomi ... Read »


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    • Pantomime horse

    • A pantomime horse (there are also pantomime cows and other animals) is a theatrical representation of a horse or other quadruped by two actors in a single costume who cooperate and synchronize their movements. One actor plays the front end, including the horse's head and its front legs, in a more-or-less upright postur ... Read »


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    • Pantomimeteatret

    • Pantomimeteatret

      The Pantomime Theatre (Danish: Pantomimeteateret) is an open-air theatre located in the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark. As indicated by the name, it is primarily used for pantomime theatre in the classical Italian commedia dell'arte tradition which is performed daily. Besides this original function, the theatre ... Read »


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    • Payne Brothers

    • Harry Payne (1833 – 27 September 1895) and Frederick Payne (1841 – 27 February 1880) were members of a popular Victorian era of British pantomime entertainers. They were billed as The Payne Brothers. Fred Payne became known for portraying Harlequin, and Harry became famous as Clown in the Harlequinade that f ... Read »


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    • Poppy (musical)

    • Poppy (musical)

      Poppy is a musical comedy play set during the First Opium War. The play takes the form of a pantomime, complete with Dick Whittington (played as a principal boy), a pantomime dame, and two pantomime horses. The book and lyrics were written by Peter Nichols; the composer was Monty Norman. The year is 1840. The Empe ... Read »


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    • Maureen Potter

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      Maria Philomena Potter (3 January 1925 – 7 April 2004), known as Maureen Potter, was an Irish singer, actor, comedian and performer. Potter was born in Dublin and educated at St. Mary's school in Fairview. She had a long career in Irish theatre, mainly as Ireland's première comedienne, but also as a straight a ... Read »


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    • Principal boy

    • In pantomime, a principal boy role is the young male protagonist of the play, traditionally played by a young actress in boy's clothes. The tradition grew out of laws restricting the use of child actors in London theatre, and the responsibility carried by such lead roles. A Breeches role was also a rare opportunity fo ... Read »


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    • Pussy in Boots

    • Pussy in Boots is a cult 1994 VHS adult pantomime starring stand-up comedian and EastEnders actor Mike Reid, with co-stars Barbara Windsor and John Altman, as well as Coronation Street actress Lynne Perrie. Adult actress and model Cindy Milo played the role of Pussy. It was filmed in front of a live theatre audience i ... Read »


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    • Henry Spry

    • Henry Spry (born c. 1835) was a playwright and pantomime performer who co-wrote and appeared in nearly 50 productions with George Conquest at the Surrey Theatre and elsewhere. Henry Spry was born around 1835 in Bloomsbury, London. Spry married Eliza. Spry's daughter Alice was an actress. Spry was a playwright an ... Read »


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    • Theatre productions of Dan Leno

    • Dan Leno (20 December 1860 – 31 October 1904) was an English comedian and stage actor of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, famous for performing in music hall. As a child, he was known for his clog dancing, and in his teen years, he became the star of his family's music hall act throughout Britain. He was an in ... Read »


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    • Ugly sisters

    • The ugly sisters are characters in the fairy tale and pantomime, Cinderella. They are the daughters of Cinderella's cruel stepmother, who treat her poorly. The "ugly sisters" have been in variations of the story from as early as researchers have been able to determine. In the ancient Chinese story of Ye Xian, the ... Read »


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    • Tim Vincent

    • Tim Vincent

      Tim Vincent (born Timothy Russell Walker on 4 November 1972) is a Welsh actor and television presenter, best known for appearing on children's programme Blue Peter between 1993 and 1997. His broadcasting career has expanded in range and he has presented several Miss World contests. Vincent is now based in the United St ... Read »


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    • Widow Twankey

    • Widow Twankey is a female character in the pantomime Aladdin. The character is a pantomime dame, portrayed by a man; and is a comic foil to the principal boy, Aladdin—played by an actress. The story of Aladdin is drawn from One Thousand and One Nights, a collection of Middle-Eastern fables. It was first published ... Read »


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