With three of the country's leading panto power houses presenting Robin Hood as this year's festive entertainment, Simon Sladen speaks to the men responsible for the annual fun-fest at York Theatre Royal, Nottingham Playhouse and Greenwich Theatre about their experiences as writer, Dame and director.
Simon Sladen, 29 December 2012
London editor Philip Fisher gives his review of the London theatre scene in 2012 and his awards for the best of the year.
Philip Fisher, 25 December 2012
Sandra Giorgetti talks to actress Jo Forest about Wendy and the other roles life has brought her.
Sandra Giorgetti, 29 November 2012
Simon Sladen speaks to producer and pantomime practitioner Brad Fitt about his theatrical career.
Simon Sladen, 25 November 2012
Phil Butterworth was one of five Loughborough students who approached their tutor in 1966 with the idea to create a new theatre in Bolton, Lancashire. The tutor, Robin Pemberton-Billing who died this week at the age of 83, spearheaded the project to build the Octagon Theatre and was its first artistic director. Phil recalls the achievements of his former tutor.
Philip Butterworth, 22 November 2012
Simon Sladen speaks to Boyzone’s Shane Lynch about playing Abanazar in Aladdin at the Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks.
Simon Sladen, 18 November 2012
Producer James Quaife interviews playwrights Jake Brunger and Hannah Rodger.
James Quaife, 10 November 2012
Simon Sladen speaks to Phil Lowe, Nicola Downing and Richard Foxton, the Creative Team behind Harrogate Theatre's 2012 pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk.
Simon Sladen, 10 November 2012
Philip Fisher reports on a new exhibition with a Shakespearean twist at Tate Britain
Philip Fisher, 10 November 2012
Simon Sladen speaks to the cast of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' at Fairfield Halls, Croydon.
Simon Sladen, 04 November 2012