The Panto Podcast
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.

 

Ep 93 - Neil Crossland

Ep 93 - Neil Crossland

August 12, 2021

Celebrating 50 years of making stage wear, Neil Crossland is this weeks guest. He tells me why he set up his company Stagewear Unlimited, playing guitar and having one of the most famous customers in the world.

Ep 92 - Anita Harris

Ep 92 - Anita Harris

August 5, 2021

The wonderful Anita Harris is my guest for this episode. She tells me what it was like working in Las Vegas as a youngster, the privilege of being in the wings watching so many household names and how a chance meeting led to her being part of movie history. 

You can follow Anita on Twitter https://twitter.com/theanitaharris

 

Ep 91 - Neil Hurst

Ep 91 - Neil Hurst

July 30, 2021

Comedy actor, writer and singer Neil Hurst is this weeks guest. He tells me all about how he started incorporating comedy in to his act, sustaining panto injuries and dealing with form filling after a song sheet. 

You can find more about Neil at his website https://www.neilhurst.com 

You can follow him on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/neilhurstactor 

And you can see him this year (2021/22)  at Hull New Theatre, Click here to book tickets  https://www.hulltheatres.co.uk/events/snow-white-and-seven-dwarfs

 

 

Ep 90 - Joe Standerline

Ep 90 - Joe Standerline

July 23, 2021

Writer, Pantomime Dame and world famous cover girl Joe Standerline is this weeks guest. Joe tells me about hoarding, writing and the sensitivity surrounding pantomime (oh and listen out for a snoring doggy). 

You can see Joe in pantomime at Bridlington spa this year (21/22), click here to book tickets https://www.bridspa.com/events/?entry=spx_256203

You can find more about Joe at his website http://joestanderline.co.uk

Follow him on Twitter https://twitter.com/standerline

And purchase his books https://www.amazon.co.uk/Joe-Standerline/e/B0034Q3X2Y%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share

 

Ep 89 - Dee Quemby

Ep 89 - Dee Quemby

July 15, 2021

Funny lady Dee Quemby is my guest for this episode. She tells me about theatrical life in the Midlands, working with a certain Billy Breen, and the issue of casting of older women in the acting profession.

You’ll find the photos that we talk about on the YouTube version of the podcast.

To purchase a copy of Dee's book, here's the link

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Im-Ready-My-Close-Up/dp/1425977820

 

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