The Panto Podcast
By Hayden Parker
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Interviewing the good, the bad and the uglies of the pantomime world.
||CleanEp17 - David Leonard||Pantomime and West End star David Leonard is my guest in this weeks episode. We talk about what it's like being a baddie, how he got the role of Agatha Trunchbull in Matilda and going into rehearsals without a complete script. This is David's 29th yea||18 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 16 - Johnny Mac||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 h||10 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 15 - Grant Stott||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 lit||3 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 14 - Steve Walls||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 pes||1 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 13 - Ashleigh Butler||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 As||28 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 12 - Matthew Kelly||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||20 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 11 - Twins FX (Gary and Paul Hardy-Brown)||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||13 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 10 - Duncan Norvelle||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://ww||6 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 9 - Double Trouble (Damian Elliott and Tom Rolfe)||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 w||30 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8 - Charlie Richmond||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||22 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7 - Gareth Joyner||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:||15 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6 - Andrew Agnew||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||8 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5 - Damian Williams||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.||1 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 4 - Liam Mellor||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 performi||22 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 3 - Berwick Kaler||Berwick Kaler||19 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 2 - Steve Arnott||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/what||8 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 1 - Billy Pearce||Billy Pearce||29 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Have really enjoyed this so much, keep up the hard work. Thanks
Panto pod cast.
I really enjoyed listening to the panto Podcasts you can find out a lot about all the people that work in pantoland, a wonderful British theatre experience!
Brilliant podcast for panto enthusiasts like me love love love it