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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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Meet some of the cast and crew from Cinderella

Meet some of the cast and crew from Cinderella

Monks Abbey YJA team wanted a different angle on the show so we managed to organise getting backstage to meet and interview some of the less well know cast and crew of the pantomime.

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YJA meets the Panto Celebs

YJA meets the Panto Celebs

Cinderella is surely one of the world’s most popular fairy tales having been adapted for books, pantomimes, animations and films in many cultures. Over the Christmas period, the New Theatre Royal in Lincoln will be ensuring that the story will once again enchant young and old alike. It is in fact the first pantomime at […]

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Panto time!

Panto time!

Just sat down in the press box at the Embassy Theatre in Skegness ready for the curtains to go up for a performance of Jack and the Beanstalk. With me are Year 6 Young Journalists Emily, Gabriel and Hermione from Burgh School. Like all good journalists, their notebooks are open and their pencils are sharp; look […]

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Former Burgh School Pupil to Star in Panto

Former Burgh School Pupil to Star in Panto

Singer Holly Wathall was thrilled to get one of the lead parts. Performing alongside the likes of Phil Atkinson from Eastenders

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Cannon and Ball Return

Cannon and Ball Return

The spectacular Christmas show Cinderella sees comedy legends Canon and Ball take to the stage to entertain people of all ages over the festive period.