For me, truly, I've always wanted to be an entertainer and panto
at Christmas is so iconic.
Amelia, who hails from Nunthorpe, makes her panto
debut playing the lead role with Teesside funnyman Patrick as Mayor Ringer and popular Craig Ansell, who returns to Billingham for a third time to play the role of the dame.
And then once the panto
was over I was out of work for a few months afterwards.
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Outlandish costumes, barking-mad baddies and show-stopping songs from a live band, all add to the magic panto
She and all the panto
cast members are giving their time for free and, for PS5, every child who attends will see a 25-minute panto
, visit a magical grotto, get a miniature Christmas tree, a present and a bag of sweets
He said: "Because the tumour was so large, the scars across my right cheek were devastating and I worried if I'd ever be able to do panto
I love panto
, it's not Christmas without panto
, it's a short contract and everybody just enjoys themselves.
TICKETS The last thing you The last thing you think I'd be buying is think I'd be buying is tickets for another tickets for another panto
but I bought panto
but I bought two to go and see two to go and see my mate and River my mate and River City co-star Scott City co-star Scott Fletcher, left, in Fletcher, left, in Peter Pan at the Peter Pan at the Kings Theatre.
But back in 2005, when Clive and Danny made their debut, it was Gateshead-born Ms Halfpenny, late of East-Enders and a winner of Strictly Come Dancing, who dominated the panto
headlines ahead of opening night.
Joe Junior, who is currently starring in Hollyoaks, says: "My very first memory of panto
is Rod Hull and Emu bringing me up on stage when I was three in Swansea.
Strictly Come Dancing host Bruce Forsyth was providing the Christmas chuckles 52 years ago when he appeared in the 1961 panto
special Turn Again Whittington.
Many thanks to the Newcastle Panto
Company for donating the tickets to enable this visit to happen.
TODAY is your last day to take advantage of our brilliant panto
WATER guns, men in ridiculous dresses, actors who race to the back of the stage between scenes to join the band - it can only be the famous Everyman rock 'n' roll panto