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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: 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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331/365 Today I… may have started a crusade

Today I had a little more time to think about my blog Dear reader Thanks for your patience- it’s all been a bit of a blur recently, lots of late nights and hasty posts. Sorry if you feel short-changed. Remember the … Continue reading

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316/365 Today I… Feel more confident

Today I… Had panto rehearsal. Next week is show time ! #excited Rehearsals went well tonight so I feel a little more confident. Just need to finish my costume and learn my lines.

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272/365 Today I… ordered my tickets

Today I… ordered some tickets for the panto- not for me, of course, I will be up on the stage (cripes, hope I have learned my lines by then! ). My family will be there- not in the front row, a bit … Continue reading

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247/365 Today I…caught a Streetcar

Today I caught A Streetcar Named Desire at the cinema. As part of the NT Live initiative, live theatre is broadcast in cinemas across the country. Tonight was an encore showing of the live performance which was shown on 16 September. … Continue reading

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232/365 Today I…went to a read through

Today I…have been to a read through of this year’s Lynden Players panto which will be performed in December. The show is  called “Dracula, the vampire strikes back” and features comic versions of Dracula, Van Helsing and a plucky girl called … Continue reading

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211/365 Today I…have been rehearsing

Today I have been rehearsing for a charity show that is taking place in our Village Hall next week. It’s a variety show with songs and sketches and a supper in the interval. I am performing a short monologue and taking … Continue reading

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205/365 Today I…need help with my panto

Today I have a panto update. I typed up my notes this evening and I am just over 7000 words and almost finished Act One. I am looking for a boy/girl duet for my principal boy/girl to sing when they first meet. … Continue reading

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162/365 Today I…am being creative

Today I…am tapping into my creative side. Rehearsals tonight- time for three or four run-throughs of the short play our drama group are performing at the Brackley Fringe festival. I have a LOT of lines. Eek! Lots of fun though! … Continue reading

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