At this time of year, we should spare a thought for the panto characters. Once free to roam our stages each Christmas, they have been grounded ever since the doomy gloom cast its spell across the land. Now, they are cruelly confined to their dressing rooms, with not so much as a cheer or hiss to egg them on.
Thanks to the magic of Zoom, we can see some of them trapped in Perth theatre. There’s Helen Logan as Corrupta, an everyvillain ready to cause mayhem with her mirrors, poisoned apples and magic lamps. Trapped in a props store beneath the stage, she unmutes the audience so we can boo. [READ MORE]