Thursday 24 March 2011, 7.30pm
Swedenborg Hall, Bloomsbury, London | map
THIS EVENT HAS TAKEN PLACE
Presented by PROFESSOR KATE NEWEY
Professor Kate Newey, Professor of Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham, who is currently engaged in a major project on the history and practice of pantomime, introduced a discussion of the British tradition of the Pantomime Dame and how the role has changed over the years.
She was be joined by two well-known dames Clive Rowe and Chris Harris - and they will be joined by Barry Anthony, a historian and author of the recently published The King's Jester: The Life of Dan Leno.
Kate Newey spoke to Clive rowe (left) and Chris Harris after the evening's main event. (The background noise reduces within the first minute.)
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