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Vicky Meets… Bev Berridge, pantomime director

For Bev, Christmas starts early. In January, actually.
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Vicky is loving being back in Bognor for panto

Enjoying her fourth festive season with Spillers Pantomimes at Bognor’s Alexandra Theatre, Vicky Edwards admits that she came to panto rather late in her career.

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From The Wedding Singer to panto in Worthing!

Cassie Compton toured from February to October this year in The Wedding Singer –  and loved every minute.

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Melinda Messenger

Melinda Messenger enjoying Southsea panto fun

Christmas was all sorted for Melinda Messenger well before the end of November. It had to be.

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League of Gentlemen announce Brighton date for new tour

The League of Gentlemen will be stopping off at Brighton as they return to the stage in 2018 for their first UK tour in over 12 years with their brand new live show ‘The League of Gentlemen Live Again!’.

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REVIEW: Aladdin, the Regis Centre, Bognor, until January 2.

Bognor’s company absolutely nail the spirit of panto – and were rewarded with exactly the audience they deserved: hundreds of roaring school children ready for the time of their lives.

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Jamie's back once again as the baddie!

Haywards Heath-based actor and performer Jamie Bannerman is delighted to be making the short trip once again to do panto in Bognor Regis this Christmas.

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Colin Granger

Children's fun at the Komedia

After widespread success with Pitschi, the Kitten with Dreams, Theatre Fideri Fidera is back at Brighton’s Komedia this Christmas with its new show, Oskar’s Amazing Adventure (Dec 16-24 and 27-31).

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Mia will be one of our beauties!

Getting the part of Beauty in Chichester Festival Youth Theatre’s Christmas staging of Beauty and The Beast came as a huge shock to Mia Cunningham-Stockdale.

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Danielle Hope (Sandy), Tom Parker (Danny) and Louisa Lytton (Rizzo). Photo credit Paul Coltas

Grease will light up Brighton this Christmas!

Forget all the behind you’s and ugly sisters.

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Festive return for All That Malarkey

Comedy cabaret team All That Malarkey are promising to end 2017 with a festive bang with their new show Camp as Christmas.

Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps

An embarrassing little problem for Santa

Oh dear! Father Christmas has been at the sprouts.

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Kirsty Anne Shaw who plays Beauty in Beauty and the Beast at the New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth this Christmas (December 14-31).

Kirsty will be Portsmouth's Beauty

Playing Annie in Annie at the age of nine was the defining moment for Kirsty Anne Shaw who plays Beauty in Beauty and the Beast at the New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth this Christmas (December 14-31).

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Jack Edwards

REVIEW: Snow White, Kings Theatre, Southsea, until January 1.

Once again, the Kings will be the panto to beat this Christmas – though it would seem unlikely any other shows are going to come close.

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James Turnbull

Brighton retelling of A Christmas Carol

James Turnbull is once again the producer as TRUESTORY return to the scene of their first success this Christmas.

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Simon's panto dame heritage

Simon's panto dame heritage

Worthing’s pantomime dame this Christmas comes with considerable panto dame heritage.

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Storm-Skyler keeps up her own panto tradition!

Storm-Skyler McClure is Princess Jasmine in pantomime this Christmas – just as she was last year. And the year before. And the year before that.

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Lee is Bognor's Aladdin!

Lee Bright does his 14th panto this year in his 20 years in the business, stepping into the Aladdin shoes for the first time.

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Kate Armes

This time with men... Classic on Southwick stage

After staging The Man Who Came to Dinner twice as head of drama at Roedean, Kate Armes is delighted to fill in the missing ingredient as she directs now for the Southwick Players... The men.

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Niki Evans

Niki Evans is going to be very, very wicked...

Niki Evans, who shot to fame in the fourth series of The X Factor, is looking forward to being wicked in Worthing this Christmas. Very wicked.

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