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  • n. Plural form of panto.


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  • The name of the vitamin comes from the Greek word pantos, meaning "everywhere."

    The World's Healthiest Foods

  • I danced in pantos at the Finsbury Park Empire and the Kings Theatre in Edinburgh.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • During Christmas throughout the UK and Ireland a trip to the "pantos" -- the stage shows knows as pantomimes, whose history goes back to the medieval mystery plays and Commedia dell'Arte with an added fillip of British music hall -- is as much of holiday tradition as trimming trees, eating fruitcake and exchanging presents.


  • Theatre Britain is a non-profit, professional theatre producing work by British playwrights and is known for presenting unique holiday shows called pantos, traditional fairytales or well-known stories told in the style of a melodrama. Featured Content

  • I've been offered pantos and turned them down – they didn't do Frank Bruno any favours.

    The Knowledge Christmas Special – part two | Tom Lutz

  • "He knew exactly how to play the audience," said the director Tony Cownie, who staged several of the pantos.

    Gerard Kelly obituary

  • I tell you what I'd put in: audience participation in things like stage shows or pantos.

    Jonny Wilkinson | Small Talk

  • Lyn Gardner: It's battle of the pantos this week, but if you're looking for something darker, head down into the Old Vic Tunnels

    Potted Panto – review

  • Political Betting report that Gordon Brown is becoming a figure of fun in some pantos this year and Mike Smithson ponders I think that this does have a political point.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Very good Andy, a career in Christmas pantos surely awaits.

    Everything but the GARL


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