The Panto Podcast
Ep 103 - Ben Goffe

Ep 103 - Ben Goffe

October 21, 2021

Ben Goffe is this weeks guest.

 

With 21 years in the business, Ben tell me about being given the chance to perform Shakespeare, being part of a chart topping group and his aspirations on becoming a director.

 

You can follow Ben on Twitter https://twitter.com/ben_goffe

and on Instagram https://instagram.com/bengoffe 

Ep 102 - Johnnie Casson

Ep 102 - Johnnie Casson

October 14, 2021

The hilarious Johnnie Casson is this weeks guest. He tells me how he likes to keep his act clean, working with The Beatles and how he loved playing Dame. 

Ep 101 - Susie McKenna

Ep 101 - Susie McKenna

October 7, 2021

Actor, director and producer Susie McKenna is this weeks guest. 

In this episode she tells me about her beginnings as a Pontins Bluecoat, playing a fearless principal boy and how she's always keen on learning on the job.

You can follow Susie on Twitter https://twitter.com/McKennaSusie

 

Ep 100 - Christopher Biggins

Ep 100 - Christopher Biggins

October 1, 2021

The big 100 and we celebrate this milestone with the legend himself, Christopher Biggins

Celebrating 50 years performing pantomime, Christopher tells me about his most emotional songsheet moment, the real reason he first got into pantomime and why you should never use a catapult to fire sweets in to an audience.

You can follow Biggins on Twitter https://twitter.com/onebiggins 

You can see him in the pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk in Dartford this year (21/22) Click here to book tickets https://orchardtheatre.co.uk/Online/kent-pantomime

You can listen to his podcast Show and Tell here https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/show-and-tell-with-christopher-biggins/id1571126310

 

 

 

 

Ep 99 - Pete Lindup

Ep 99 - Pete Lindup

September 24, 2021

The musical funny man (and Dame) Pete Lindup is my guest for this weeks episode. 

He tells me about his move to Blackpool, the preparation to become a Dame and his love of old school variety.

Ep 98 - Bob Golding

Ep 98 - Bob Golding

September 16, 2021

The hilarious Dame, actor and voice over artist Bob Golding is this weeks guest. He tells me about his wide ranging voice career, how he likes to play Dame as a geezer in a dress (his words) and how he became Eric Morecambe in the Olivier Award winning West End production. We giggle like little schoolboys (even getting told off by a neighbour for being up late too)

You can see Bob in pantomime this year (2021/22) at the Royal & Derngate, click here to book tickets https://www.royalandderngate.co.uk/whats-on/dick-whittington/

You can follow Bob on Twitter https://twitter.com/Bobsickle

Find him on TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@bobgolding

And you can find out more about Bob 

https://www.olivia-bell.co.uk/talent/bob-golding/

 

Ep 97 - Rusty Goffe

Ep 97 - Rusty Goffe

September 9, 2021

Movie star and acclaimed musician Rusty Goffe is this weeks guest. With 53 pantomimes under his belt and currently in retirement, he tells me how he was musical as a child, carrying others and getting some amazing advice from Roy Kinnear. 

 

Ep 96 - Beryl Johnson

Ep 96 - Beryl Johnson

September 2, 2021

This week Beryl Johnson is my guest. She tells me about sharing the stage with many great comedians, how she met the impresario Duggie Chapman and I find out who really was the boss.

Ep 95 - Chris Firth

Ep 95 - Chris Firth

August 26, 2021

The original Jack of all trades, Chris Firth is this weeks guest. In this episode he tells me about his amazing skills communicating to overcome language barriers, meeting his wife through pantomime , and how knocking on a stage door can change your life forever.

 

Ep 94 - Syd Little

Ep 94 - Syd Little

August 19, 2021

‘Supersonic’ Syd Little tells me about his extensive career, the sad loss of his comedy partner Eddie Large and how he’s never been so busy with reality shows.

 

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