It's Behind You !: The Story of Panto

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Dating back to the middle ages, British pantomime has absorbed the traditions of Commedia dell'Arte, Harlequinades, Music Hall and slapstick to produce a unique theatrical tradition. Supported by Iavish archive and contemporary photographs, writer Peter Lathan explores the history and development of panto, discovering where panto gags come from, who is considered to be the greatest Dame of all time and why is it that a girl always plays a boy falling in love with a girl whose mother is a man! All our favourite stories are included - from Cinderella and Aladdin to Jack and Beanstalk and Sleeping Beauty - in this ultimate celebration of Britain's unique love affair with panto.

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Peter Lathan is the Artistic Director and founder of KG Productions. He is a playwright and theatre journalist who runs the British Theatre Guide website. He has also worked for numerous theatre- and entertainment-related journals and in radio as a theatre correspondent, and has close contacts with many leading panto producers and stars.

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