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Interviewing the good, the bad and the uglies of the pantomime world.

Interviewing the good, the bad and the uglies of the pantomime world.
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United Kingdom

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Interviewing the good, the bad and the uglies of the pantomime world.

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English

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Episodes

Ep 16 - Johnny Mac

1/10/2019
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Award winning Scottish comedian and actor Johnny Mac is my guest this week. We chat about how he got his break, performing his show in Great Yarmouth and nerves. You can find out more about Johnny at his website https://johnnymac.co.uk his Twitter https://twitter.com/meetthemacs and here's a link for tickets for his Great Yarmouth show https://www.hippodromecircus.co.uk/pirates/ Jack and The Beanstalk 2019-20 https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/jack-and-the-beanstalk/kings-theatre/

Duration:01:01:56

Ep 15 - Grant Stott

1/3/2019
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Scottish baddie Grant Stott has been treading the boards for 25 years in pantoland this season. We talk about his influences, his love of the Kings Theatre, how he plays a baddie and the reason why he quit his long running radio show. We also have a little interruption by Allan Stewart, who has agreed to be a guest at some point in the future. Here's a link to his website and Twitter http://www.pantovillain.co.uk https://twitter.com/GrantStottOnAir And this is where you can catch Grant...

Duration:00:50:45

Ep 14 - Steve Walls

1/1/2019
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Actor, singer, comedian, presenter, awards host and pantomime star Steve Walls has been all over the UK starring in some of the biggest productions. In this episode we talk about his love for Panto, hoarding and not forgetting a lovely story about a pesky pyro. You can find more about Steve at his website http://www.stevewalls.co.uk And here's the link for tickets to the 2019/20 pantomime https://www.playhousewhitleybay.co.uk/events/blue-genie-entertainment-presents-jack-the-beanstalk/

Duration:00:53:49

Ep 13 - Ashleigh Butler

12/28/2018
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After winning Britain's Got Talent, Ashleigh was given top star billing alongside her trusted dog Pudsey, but having never really appeared on a stage before she tells her story of what it was like. We also talk a lot about dogs of course. To follow Ashleigh, please go to her Twitter https://twitter.com/ashleighnsully

Duration:00:51:44

Ep 12 - Matthew Kelly

12/20/2018
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Legend of TV and stage, Matthew Kelly is my special guest for the christmas episode of The Panto Podcast. We chat about his life as a child and the dressing up box, phones in the theatre and the shocking reason why he's not doing pantomime at the moment. I would like to thank him for his valuable time in between performances of the play The Habit of Art. ©Hayden Parker - The Panto Podcast 2018 Any quotes of the podcast must be given prior approval before publication

Duration:00:50:49

Ep 11 - Twins FX (Gary and Paul Hardy-Brown)

12/13/2018
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Gary and Paul Hardy-Brown have been life long fans of special effects and in this podcast they tell how their passion has turned into an award winning career. Their unique special effects, illusions and animatronics are seen in theatres, TV and film all over the world. You'll also be able to see their work in real life at many pantomimes up and down the country. You can find all about their work and wonderful photos and videos on their website https://www.thetwinsfx.com/index.asp And you...

Duration:01:27:33

Ep 10 - Duncan Norvelle

12/6/2018
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Stand-up comedy star, impressionist and singer Duncan talks about his career, his life changing stroke in 2012 and how he's fighting back and hoping one day to return to pantomime at some point. You can find more about Duncan at his website http://www.duncannorvelle.co.uk You can also donate to the Stroke Association and read about their fantastic work here https://www.stroke.org.uk

Duration:01:41:30

Ep 9 - Double Trouble (Damian Elliott and Tom Rolfe)

11/30/2018
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The first double act to be a guest on the Panto Podcast. Coming from entertainment families, you'll hear about their rise into panto land, making children cry and how a bucket to the head can cause worry to your fellow cast members. You can find out where they are appearing and more about them at www.doubletroubleuk.com

Duration:01:39:04

Ep 8 - Charlie Richmond

11/22/2018
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North East actor Charlie Richmond has been a familiar face on TV and film for many years. We talk panto, his role in the new Ken Loach film and the competition that exists in such a small city. He's appearing in Cinderella this year (18/19) at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House. Here's the link for tickets https://bit.ly/2DCM2j4 Here's Charlie's Twitter http://twitter.com/CharlesRichmond and that infamous Pot Noodle advert https://bit.ly/2zmMvD7

Duration:01:00:32

Ep 7 - Gareth Joyner

11/15/2018
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As a relative newcomer to the world of pantomime, Gareth talks us through his rise in the theatrical world and his comic creation Myra Dubois. He's appearing in Dick Whittington (18/19) at The Spotlight, Broxbourne. Here's the link for tickets https://bit.ly/2zmbY1J To follow Gareth (or Myra) here are the social media links http://www.myradubois.co.uk https://twitter.com/myradubois

Duration:01:40:10

Ep 6 - Andrew Agnew

11/8/2018
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Best known for his role as PC Plum in BBC Balamory, Andrew discusses his life in theatre and pantomime. He's appearing this season (18/19) in Aladdin at New Brighton. Here's the link for tickets https://bit.ly/2tL4eAC And to follow Andrew on Twitter https://twitter.com/agnew_andrew?lang=en

Duration:01:05:55

Ep 5 - Damian Williams

11/1/2018
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Legendary Dame Damian Williams is my guest in this episode. Sadly couldn't interview him for long as he was in between performances of the smash hit touring show Benidorm. You can catch him in panto at Sheffield this year https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/peter-pan in Benidorm http://www.benidormonstage.com and you can follow him on Twitter https://twitter.com/djwilliamsact

Duration:00:34:06

Ep 4 - Liam Mellor

10/22/2018
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At only 29, Liam Mellor has accomplished many things in his career, during this podcast we talk about the highs and lows of performing pantomime. You can find all about Liam and where he's performing at http://www.liammellor.com Liam will be performing at Darlington Hippodrome in Aladdin (18/19) https://bit.ly/2Jg4a3f And here's the link for the #here4u campaign https://bit.ly/2S8Ajh4

Duration:01:34:28

Ep 3 - Berwick Kaler

10/19/2018
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An exclusive interview with pantomime legend Berwick Kaler who is celebrating his 40th year as Dame in York. We talk scriptwriting (or lack of), the pressures of panto and retirement. To book tickets https://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/event/grand_old_dame_of_york.php

Duration:01:55:44

Ep 2 - Steve Arnott

10/9/2018
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In this podcast I meet the award winning scenic artist and actor who is also a font of knowledge about theatre. Steve is performing at Newcastle Theatre Royal for his 10th year as the baddie. Here's a link for tickets http://www.theatreroyal.co.uk/whats-on/panto-goldilocks You can find more about Steve at his website http://www.stevearnott.co.uk

Duration:01:12:02

Ep 1 - Billy Pearce

9/29/2018
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I meet the all round entertainer Billy Pearce. He's appearing in Aladdin this year (18/19) for his 20th year. Here's the link for tickets https://www.bradford-theatres.co.uk/whats-on/aladdin-108147 You can also see Billy in performances on his website and also buy his live DVD here https://billypearce.com

Duration:01:12:42