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Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University. He is general editor of the Cinema and Society series for I.B. Tauris and of the Studies in Popular Culture series for Manchester University Press. His books include 'Hollywood’s Ancient Worlds' and 'John Ruskin and the Victorian Theatre'. His book The Golden Age of English Pantomime will be published in 2013. He broadcasts regularly on BBC Radio 3 and 4.

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It’s behind you: A look back at the roots of pantomime, Arts

It’s behind you: A look back at the roots of pantomime

I have always loved Christmas, taking a Dickensian delight in everything associated with the festive season, particularly the annual panto.

By | Arts | Thursday, 20 December 2012 at 2:22 pm

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