The Theatre Show

The Theatre Show, 2 December 2012

From Wilmslow Guild, director Lee Tipton and his son Callum, who is playing the villain, talk about a traditional Christmas panto with an untraditional storyline set in the English Civil War, The Christmas Cavalier.

David Thacker, the artistic director of the Octagon Theatre in Bolton, talks about the achievements and legacy of the theatre's founder Robin Pemberton-Billing and of his own relationship with his predecessor.

We review one of the first professional pantomimes to open in the country: Cinderella by Kevin Shaw and Fine Time Fontayne at the Coliseum Theatre in Oldham.