Panto audition stress
Sep26

Panto audition stress

Last year, I told everyone that my daughter wouldn’t be doing panto this year. Because she was going to a new school. She needed to settle in and get used to the work and be sure she’d made good friends who wouldn’t ditch her for taking a few days off school in the run-up to Christmas. But I think I’d pretty much changed my mind by March. My daughter was going to do panto again! It’s two years since she...

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The panto audition – here we go again!
Sep27

The panto audition – here we go again!

When I picture the coming autumn and winter ahead, one thing dominates my thoughts. The panto. I picture myself waiting in a cafe while my daughter rehearses. I picture her in her bright red lipstick and neat plaits skipping excitedly into the theatre. I picture her on stage, dancing beautifully and smiling fit to burst. I simply couldn’t imagine autumn and winter without the panto. I hate winter and I’m not madly keen on...

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