principal boy


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principal boy

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(Theatre) the leading male role in a pantomime, played by a woman
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Before long, he knew the names of all the masters and the principal boys as well as little Rawdon himself.
Principal boy Prince Orlando was at his thigh-slapping best with a clever twist to reappear as a great grandson.
But now they have an almost 50-year-old man playing principal boy Dick and an almost 70-year-old woman playing a schoolboy.
The writers stick mostly to panto traditions - Chris himself always relishes the role of the Dame (this year Nurse Nellie) - but the principal boy part (usually played by a woman) has gone to male lead Dom Moccia, a regular with the company.
Dave Burn, who played villain El Loco, and Robbie Nixon, the pantomime Dame, were highly commended for their performances, while principal boy Bethany Marshall was nominated for best overall actress.
The Wrexham Pantomime Company principal boy Judy Walker from Chester |with the help of junior troupe delivers a song to the audience at the rehearsals of Mother Goose at the Aston Hall, Wrexham.
Jack (the principal boy played by a delightful Jamie McLean) and his mother (the dame played by Bertrand Membre) live in a village whose baron (Edward Allbless) is obsessed with taxing the locals until they are baiza-less.
There's always going to be a larger-than-life Dame, a long-legged Principal Boy and a feisty Principal Girl, a comedy act (or two) and an evil villain.
In addition, there's Claire Machin, a singing Mermaid and a principal boy in the shape of Gwydion Rhys, as Pan, who sings like a dream.
WITH a shapely pair of pins and a noble stance, Her Majesty The Queen definitely had what it takes to be principal boy in a Christmas panto exactly 70 years ago.
AMAZING photographs of the Queen playing the principal boy in Christmas pantos 70 years ago were made public yesterday.
Kelsey-Beth Crossley, the principal boy, paraded a figure that a blind man in a pea-soup fog would have noted without opening his eyelids was sculpted in God's female studio.

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