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The Magic of ‘Aladdin’

The Magic of ‘Aladdin’

This article has been compiled with the help of Erin, a Year 6 Young Journalist at Burgh School.   At the Embassy Theatre, in the popular seaside town of Skegness, a spectacular production of the famous pantomime Aladdin is well underway. With the exception of Christmas Day, performances will continue through to the 27th of December. Back […]

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Aladdin Cast Interviews

Aladdin Cast Interviews

    At this time of year, theatres across the UK are staging pantomimes and surely one of the great favorites is Aladdin. Three lucky Young Journalists from the Burgh School were invited by Skegness’s Embassy Theatre to watch this wonderful story performed by a very talented cast, who kindly agreed to be interviewed as […]

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YJA meets Aladdin

YJA meets Aladdin

With a magical story of love and adventure, Pantomime season is returning to the Skegness Embassy Theatre. The well-known panto ‘Aladdin’ follows Aladdin and Window Twanky on a romantic comedy adventure that takes you through the special streets of old Peking. On his adventure, Aladdin discovers a carpet and he rubs a magic lamp and […]

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YJA enters Neverland

YJA enters Neverland

With the panto season breaking out across the UK, YJA members Alfie, Luke and Lola from Burgh School were thrilled to be invited to the rehearsals of Peter Pan. This famous story is sure to bring the crowds flocking to Skegness’s Embassy Theatre, where the show opens on Friday 16th December. Jamie Marcus Productions and […]

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New aquarium on course to make a big splash!

New aquarium on course to make a big splash!

Excitement in the seaside town of Skegness is growing as the opening of its new aquarium draws ever closer. This major new attraction, sited next to the crazy golf course at Tower Esplanade, will be open this May. Amazingly, over 600 people applied to work at the aquarium and although only 25 will be needed […]

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Jack and the Beanstalk comes to Skegness

Jack and the Beanstalk comes to Skegness

  The Embassy Theatre in Skegness enjoys a long tradition of staging pantomimes and this year’s looks to be a real Christmas cracker. After last year’s hugely successful Aladdin, it’s“Fe Fi Fo Fum” Jack and the Beanstalk here we come! Of course,YJA were there at the recent panto launch and afterwards had exclusive access to some […]

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Fun time at panto launch

Fun time at panto launch

The visit to the Skegness Embassy for the panto launch is always a highlight for Burgh School journalists. Look out for their report later this week, it will have loads of interviews and pics. An added bonus was meeting up with Steve Andrews, the manager of the Hildreds Centre. Steve designs and builds all of the […]

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Panto Dames Under Threat

Panto Dames Under Threat

…the dying dame is a victim of political correctness.

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Skegness goes Meccano Mad!

Skegness goes Meccano Mad!

Hundreds of visitors, many from abroad, poured into the east coast resort to see a vast array of models ranging from funfair rides, weird contraptions propelling marbles to Lancasters and the Seven Wonders of the World!

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Panto Review: Cinderella

Panto Review: Cinderella

The show starts with an exciting array of lights and a narration from the Fairy Godmother! She asks for three wishes to be granted before the show, and with that, the performance begins!