Daily Archive: December 12, 2018

Propaganda Pantomimes

The Pantomime season is beginning in London. These particularly British stage shows are all-singing, all-dancing, slapstick comedies, mostly based on old fairy tales and peculiar to the British sense of humour, or what nowadays passes for that pleasant but disappearing national characteristic. On December 8, ‘Snow White’ opened at the London Palladium, ‘Peter Pan’ at Richmond Theatre, and ‘Aladdin’ in Wimbledon....