Pantomime is as hard and as demanding as writing any other form of script and anyone who says otherwise (though to be fair I’ve never met anyone who does) is wrong! One of the essentials to succeed as a writer, is an understanding of formula and structure. Pantomime is perfect for helping you develop your writing skills in this area.
Panto is a broad style of entertainment that emphasises audience participation, with much warning of the hero by the audience shouting “he’s behind you” and so on The whole thing is supported by songs and music and dressed to look spectacular.
My name is Iain Lauchlan and I have been writing, directing and playing Dame in panto since 1989. Most of my dame performances have been for the Belgrade Theatre Coventry but I have performed at the Eden Court Theatre Inverness. The pantomimes that I write and direct are traditional family pantos with strong story lines and strong characters mixed with traditional panto routines. I don’t.Read More
For Schools: Writing a Pantomime. BBC Home Service Basic, 8 December 1961 11.20. Synopsis. Edit Submit Cancel We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it. A programme on the group writing of a simple verse pantomime, illustrated by part of 'The Babes in the Wood.Read More
As Frank Mackey marks two decades on the panto stage, he shares his behind the scenes diary, revealing what it’s like to write and bring a production of this magnitude to life at Cork Opera House.Read More
Before you begin playing, pass out notecards to the participants and have them write down suggested activities. Additionally, you can have players pantomime book and movie titles, famous people and events, and other categories limited only by your imagination. Whoever correctly guesses what it being pantomimed is the next person to pantomime in front of the group.Read More
Jack Northcott Pantomime Scripts for amateur productions are slick, funny and modern with traditional values and a warm heart to every family story. My Pantomime Scripts can be staged simply or spectacularly with lots of scope for casts and venues of all sizes. I believe Pantomimes are all about comic adventure, laugh-out-loud humour and a.Read More
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This great little guide to writing a pantomime is packed with ideas and inspiration for the budding writer. Archie Wilson is a seasoned writer and knows what he is talking about. HOW TO WRITE A PANTOMIME by Archie Wilson quantity. Add to basket. Category: Uncategorised. Description Additional information Description. This great little guide to writing a pantomime is packed with ideas and.Read More
Some of my family are in an am dram group we perform a pantomime once a year my daughter who is only 13 has suggested we could do. Read more on Netmums.Read More