Panto Day 2020
Friday 18th December

Posts Tagged: design


From Sketchbook to Stage: A Designer’s View

When Designing a Sleeping Trees Christmas Show, it is an experience like no other! Not only are you considering the usual traditions expected from a p...

Spectacle, Special Effects and the WOW Factor

From start to finish the process to create some of the our effects that we produce for panto takes up to 12 months in advance of the shows. We usually...

Video and Projection Design for Pantomime

I have been thinking back to this time last year when we opened Cinderella at Fairfield Halls a great deal recently. This was – for the pantomim...

Crystal Clear: Sound Design

In my 27 years working in theatre, I had managed to avoid the ‘Christmas shows’ aka pantomime for 23 of them! That is until the wonderful ...