Tag Archives: Panto

CAMP diary – not strictly dancing

The Lynden Players present their 2017 pantomime: CAMP – set in the early 1970s. The story takes place at Sandy Shores holiday camp, a family business struggling to survive.  It’s a standing joke amongst some Lynden Players that we “don’t do … Continue reading

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CAMP diary – week two

CAMP – an original pantomime set in the early 1970s – takes place at Sandy Shores holiday camp, a family business owned and run by Dame Lulu and her daughter Donna Summer. Times are hard and the camp is struggling … Continue reading

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CAMP diary – the story so far…

The Lynden Players present their 2017 pantomime: CAMP – set in the early 1970s, when hair was long, platform heels were high and flares were wide. The action takes place at Sandy Shores holiday camp, a family business struggling to … Continue reading

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My pantomime diary: 31 October

This week I fell in love with my panto all over again. We have had a rocky couple of weeks, mainly due to external pressures, but this week I have turned a corner. The songs sound great, the fight sequence … Continue reading

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My pantomime diary: 19 October

It’s all going so fast!  Time for an update. Posters -done Banners – printed and ready to go up Flyers – coming tomorrow Box office -open Programme – to do. Rehearsals are well under way. Tonight we learned the opening … Continue reading

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My pantomime diary:30 September

Busy busy week. Picked up some costumes at a car boot sale on Sunday…three chefs jackets for £2 which will help with the wardrobe budget! And they fit. Successful meeting with our super set designer. I have to switch around … Continue reading

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My pantomime diary: 23 September

Finally down to business and made a proper start on rehearsing Act 1. Ran through scene 4 a couple of times with the songs – very promising. The chorus songs sound great…a little odd to be singing Christmas songs in … Continue reading

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My Pantomime Diary: 21 September

Last minute change of plans tonight – singing was postponed to Wednesday which meant that people were hanging around a bit while we measured and fitted costumes.  I tried to block Act One Scene One but there were too many … Continue reading

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My pantomime diary: wardrobe

Sunday 20 September Jeannie and I went down to the cabins to fetch the costumes we had pulled out to try on. Two carloads of slightly musty old clothes arrived in the garden to be hung up and appraised in … Continue reading

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My pantomime diary: 17 September

Planning. A day off work today to accompany Martin to the hospital. Generally this involves hours in a waiting room, usually with a book (one time I read a whole book apart from the last chapter). Today I was able … Continue reading

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