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Panto Fascinating Facts
The term pantomime originates from the Greek pantomimos which was
originally a solo dancer who "copied all" (panto- - all, mimos
- mimic). These performances were often accompanied by songs and instrumental
The first Cinderella Pantomime in England was the 1804 production at Drury Lane (and the best was, arguably, at Cumnor Village Hall in 2007!).
The Peter Pan stage play debuted on 27 December 1904, which led to the publication of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens in 1906.
The author JM Barrie never described Peter Pan's appearance in detail, leaving it to the imagination of the reader and the interpretation of anyone adapting the character.
the end of
Star Trek VI,
when asked for a heading (after learning that the
is to be decommissioned), Kirk answers, "Second star to the right, and straight
on 'til morning." These are the directions to Neverland as given by Peter Pan in
the Disney film.
The following extract is taken from Peter
and Wendy by JM Barrie:
"Mr Darling used to boast to Wendy that her mother not only loved him but respected him. He was one of those deep ones who know about stocks and shares. Of course no one really knows, but he quite seemed to know, and he often said stocks were up and shares were down in a way that would have made any woman respect him". Does Gordon Brown know?