Pantos splash on the cash for theatres
By Guy Robarts for the BBC website
Look behind you! Christmas is coming and it's curtain up for the pantomime season as soap stars, comedians and showbiz ingenues take to the boards, slap on greasepaint and swell the coffers of our cash-starved theatres.
Gathering for a giggle is a traditional pastime for many families in the UK over the festive season.
More importantly for theatre managers, the panto season can keep venues going through the leaner months of the year and save them from the clutches of their creditors (boo, hiss!). click for more
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