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NEWS: Elaine C. Smith comes home to Glasgow’s King’s Theatre pantomime

By FRASER MACDONALD First Lady of Scottish pantomime Elaine C. Smith returns to the King’s Theatre in Glasgow this Christmas to star in Sleeping Beauty. Smith, a firm panto favourite, returns to the King’s stage for the first time since 2004 where she played the title role in Mother Goose. Her first appearance at the King’s pantomime was in 1996 ...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – The Lyceum, Sheffield

Writer and Director: Paul Hendy Musical Director: Francis Goodhand Choreographer: Sarah Langley Reviewer: Janet Jepson The Lyceum Theatre is well-known in the region for pulling out all the stops when it comes to pantomimes, and they just seem to get better and better. On the face of it, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs isn’t really an exciting story and ...

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Mother Goose – Oldham Coliseum

Music: Dave Bintley Writer: Fine Time Fontayne and Kevin Shaw Director: Kevin Shaw Reviewer: Ruth Gerrard Oldham Coliseum is renowned for kicking off the pantomime season and doing it in style. This year’s production of Mother Goose does not disappoint. The story tells of how Mother Goose (Fine Time Fontayne) is about to be thrown out of her cake shop ...

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Mother Goose – Hackney Empire, London

Writer &Director: Susie McKenna Music: Steven Edis Reviewer: Tom Finch     The first thing to say about the Hackney Empire’s deliriously enchanting panto offering, Mother Goose, has to be to note that the cast is made up entirely of accomplished actors and dancers - as opposed to the vast majority which frequently throw in a star name, regardless of ...

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Mother Goose – Kings Theatre, Edinburgh

Writers: Paul Elliott and Allan Stewart Musical Director: Richard Anderson Choreographer: Roger Hannah Director: Paul Elliott Reviewer: Rebecca Brown [Rating:4] Each year the resounding laughter and shouts of "Boo!" and "Hiss!" coming from the King’s Theatre can mean only one thing – panto season is back. So, if you need a bit of egging on to get into the Christmas ...

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