Dave’s pantos have been produced all over the world, especially in countries with a strong British tradition like Canada and Australia and by expat groups in such places as Tanzania, the Emirates and China.

FOUR OF THE BEST

Cinderella

This is Dave’s most popular script by far and has had over thirty productions. The very first was by Newton Stewart Community Players in 1977.

The author can be seen in the back row far right (stage left) appearing as the Demon. There are two other survivors from this photo who are still active in the club: Jim McDowall as Buttons and Jeanette Ramsey (nee Donald) as Cinderella.

In the early noughties it was put on by the British International School in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam.


Thank you for an excellent and funny script, the best I’ve read in my long search for material.

Peter Screen, Upstage Theatre Productions, Glasgow

Cinderella was performed over the weekend after six months of rehearsal.

It was FABULOUS!!!!! I can’t tell you how well it went down.

Petunia’s fake leg will go down in history as one of the great comedy moments. Thank you so much for the script. It was superb.”

Susan Pym, St Columba’s Church, North London

Geronimo!

Dave’s Wild West panto has proved to be very popular.

This photo is from the Dalton ADS’s (N Yorkshire) production in the mid noughties.

Dalton ADS’s (N Yorkshire) production in the mid noughties.

In 2011 RAF Brize Norton Dramatic Society’s production was the winner of Best Pantomime in the RAFTA Annual Awards.

Geronimo! - In 2011 RAF Brize Norton Dramatic Society’s production was the winner of Best Pantomime in the RAFTA Annual Awards.
The Big Showdown
Geronimo - In 2011 RAF Brize Norton Dramatic Society’s production was the winner of Best Pantomime in the RAFTA Annual Awards.
Big Chief Geronimo
Bart and Gang

Robin Hood & the Babes in the Wood

There were four productions in 2019 of this ever popular panto script.

Altona City Theatre of Melbourne Australia

Robin Hood & The Babes in the Wood - Altona City Theatre of Melbourne Australia
Altona City Theatre of Melbourne Australia

Cloverleaf Productions of Combe St Nicholas Somerset

Cloverleaf Productions of Combe St Nicholas Somerset
Cloverleaf Productions

Mt Gambier Theatre Group of Mount Gambier South Australia

Oakley Players of Aylesbury Bucks.

The Scarlet Pumpernickel

Dave’s original and witty script set against the background of the French Revolution and based on Baroness Orczy’s classic novel has proved to be a winner with many clubs.

Cloverleaf Productions

Cloverleaf Productions
Cloverleaf Productions

Highnam Players of Gloucester

Highnam Players of Gloucester
Highnam Players of Gloucester

Hutton Rudby Dramatic Society in North Yorkshire

Percy Breakneck and Comtesse Simone de Boudoir
Percy Breakneck and Comtesse Simone de Boudoir

Daniel Jarvis’s sketches for the show were remarkable. Daniel also played the part of Bertie Fopp (centre).

Daniel Jarvis’s sketches for the show were remarkable
Fops
Fops

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