principal boy


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principal boy

n
(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.
It's reckoned she's clocked up 800 miles in recent works just to play principal boy in the show.
Leggy Michele Marsella led the cast impressively as Jack - an archetypal thigh-slapping principal boy who was always in command of the stage.
For 27 years, the couple appeared in pantomimes, written by her, in which she would be the principal boy to Fletcher's Dame.
Ali Baba is played by Mike Crowther and his son Rhum Baba, the principal boy, by Sarah Gathercole.
Emily Trebicki is an appealing princess and Andrea Poyser offersIa traditional principal boy performance as Aladdin.
Sharon Whitehead, though troubled by microphone problems, made Sinbad a classic, thigh slapping principal boy.
Both acquit themselves well, Vincent in the sometime principal boy role of the prince's chum Dandini making full use of his experience as a presenter exuding charm and easygoing humour.
Dandini Cameron started the new season this week with a jibe that will be a recurring theme when he pointed out that Labour's Principal Boy was refusing to stand down even though his successor was waiting with a wolfish grin to take his place.
New member Sarah O'Connor is making her debut as principal boy Prince Rupert, and regular Laura Protheroe will star as Red Riding Hood.
Stars to have come through the ranks include Jean Dance, now Boht, from TV's Bread, who was a regular principal boy, and the film, TV and stage actor Graham Stark.
And 11-year-old Linus Rushworth didn't stop at being proud that mum Charlotte is principal boy Jack, he also got his own debut role - as the front end of Daisy the Cow!

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