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British Pantomime Quiz

A tradition worth celebrating- oh yes it is! 8 Questions.

 
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1

Which theatre, no longer in existence, is sometimes called the birthplace of pantomime?

  • Lincoln Inn Fields Theatre
  • The Globe Theatre
  • The Lyceum Theatre

2

Which book, published in 1697, included such stories as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty which were sources of popular pantomime plots?

  • 1001 Nights
  • Popular Tales
  • Mother Goose's Fairy Tales

3

Who is the true love of Harlequin in pantomimes adapted from the Commedia Dell'arte?

  • Josephine
  • Columbine
  • Sabine

4

Pantomime clowns are sometimes called Joeys after which famous clown?

  • Joseph Grimaldi
  • Kangeroo Jack
  • Coco Joseph

5

Widow Twankey is the dame in which pantomime?

  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Aladdin
  • Babes in the Wood

6

Which pop singer played Aladdin at the London Palladium in 1964?

  • Tommy Steel
  • Elton John
  • Cliff Richard

7

From which direction does the fairy godmother traditionally enter the stage?

  • from stage right
  • from stage left
  • from above

8

Which TV show includes a pantomime broadcast live on the last Wednesday before Christmas?

  • Blue Peter
  • Coronation Street
  • The Paul O'Grady Show

 

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