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Pantomime (informally panto) is a type of musical comedy stage production, designed for family ... Pantomime has a long theatrical history in Western culture dating back to classical theatre, and it...

"It's behind you!" A look into the history of pantomime - News and ...


... tea or a good Indian curry. Pantomime's history is a story of border crossings, as plots and performers slip across national, linguistic and cultural boundaries.

Pantomime - Victoria and Albert Museum


Over the centuries it has developed into a festive entertainment that is still beloved by modern audiences. Discover more about the history of pantomime and it's ...

About Pantomime - The British Players


History The pantomime first arrived in England as minor acts between opera pieces, eventually evolving into separate shows. In Restoration England, a ...

"He's Behind You!" A Brief History of Pantomime - Photo Essays - TIME


A journey through British pantomime, from its earliest days through to Pamela Anderson.

The History of Pantomime - Stage Beauty


The History of Pantomime. The christmas pantomime of today is a peculiarly British institution. Whilst not by any means unknown in other areas of the World, it is ...

A Cultural History of English Pantomime - Drama - University of Exeter


Pantomime was one of the most popular, enduring and influential theatrical forms in Victorian England. It is a given of our national cultural life and has been part ...

There Is Nothing Like A Dame: the History of the Pantomime Dame ...


Dec 20, 2012 ... Michael Hogan reviews There Is Nothing Like A Dame, Michael Grade's history of a very British tradition, on BBC Four.

History - Pantomime Mime


What is pantomime? | Pantomime History | Pantomime definition | The Greek pantomimus.

History of Pantomime from Manchester Opera House - ATG Blog


Manchester Opera House provide a fascinating insight to the history of Pantomime - from Mummers to Harlequins to Dames.

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The History of Pantomime - It's Behind You


The History of Pantomime. In the United Kingdom, the word "Pantomime" means a form of entertainment, generally performed during the Christmas season.

The History of Pantomime - Historic UK


Pantomime is a marvellous and wonderful (if a little eccentric!) British institution. Pantomimes take place around the Christmas period and are nearly always ...

BBC Arts - BBC Arts - Where does pantomime really come from?


The history of the panto dame. Michael Grade ... Pantomime is often seen as something quaint, something utterly British, but its origins lie in warmer climes.