1950s

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1957 Royal Court Liverpool
1957 Royal Court Liverpool

Goldilocks and the Three Bears starring Tommy Steele and Rikki Fulton with Ann Howard and Clement Ashby

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1959 Derby Hippodrome
1959 Derby Hippodrome
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1956 Brighton Hippodrome panto
1956 Brighton Hippodrome panto
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1950 New Theatre Cambridge
1950 New Theatre Cambridge

Babes in the Wood

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1955 Royal Court Liverpool
1955 Royal Court Liverpool

Babes in the Wood pantomime starring George Formby

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1958 Kings Theatre Southsea panto
1958 Kings Theatre Southsea panto

Babes in the Wood pantomime poster starring Mike and Bernie Winters and Wyn Calvin

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Empire Theatre Newcastle
Empire Theatre Newcastle

Babes in the Wood from 1952 starring George Hamilton and Baen Warriss

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Theatre Royal  panto
Theatre Royal panto

Aladdin pantomime poster from 1954 starring Stanley Baxter

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Grand Theatre Swansea panto
Grand Theatre Swansea panto

Aladdin pantomime poster from 1959 starring Ossie Morris

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1957 New Theatre Oxford
1957 New Theatre Oxford

Aladdin pantomime starring Nat Jackley and Jimmy Clitheroe

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London Casino 1950s panto
London Casino 1950s panto

Goody Two Shoes pantomime poster starring Arthur Askey

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New Theatre Oxford panto
New Theatre Oxford panto

Jack and Jill pantomime poster from 1956

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Grand Theatre Blackburn panto
Grand Theatre Blackburn panto

Jack and Jill pantomime poster from the 1959s starring Billy Merrick and Jack Lorenzo

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Lyric Hammersmith panto
Lyric Hammersmith panto

King Charming pantomime poster from 1959

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1959 Knightstone Theatre Weston Super Ma
1959 Knightstone Theatre Weston Super Ma

Puss in Boots starring Peter Adamson

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New Theatre Oxford panto
New Theatre Oxford panto

Puss in Boots pantomime poster from 1959

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Manchester Hippodrome panto
Manchester Hippodrome panto

Puss in Boots pantomime poster from 1956

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Bournmouth Pavilion panto
Bournmouth Pavilion panto

Puss in Boots pantomime poster from 1958 starring Tommy Cooper, Anna Peters, John McHugh and Brenda Orton

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London Palladium panto
London Palladium panto

Humpty Dumpty pantomime poster from 1951 starring Norman Evans, Terry Thomas and Noele Gordon (Crossroads)

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1956 Theatre Royal Nottingham
1956 Theatre Royal Nottingham
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Theatre Royal Leeds panto
Theatre Royal Leeds panto

Humpty Dumpty pantomime poster from 1959

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GOLDERS GREEN HIPPODROME PANTO
GOLDERS GREEN HIPPODROME PANTO

Humpty Dumpty pantomime poster from 1953

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STREATHAM HILL THEATRE PANTO
STREATHAM HILL THEATRE PANTO

Humpty Dumpty pantomime poster from 1953

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Alhambra Bradford panto
Alhambra Bradford panto

Mother Goose pantomime poster from 1952

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Grand Theatre Blackburn panto
Grand Theatre Blackburn panto

Mother Goose pantomime poster from the 1950s

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Queen's Theatre Blackpool panto
Queen's Theatre Blackpool panto

Mother Goose pantomime poster from 1956 starring Bill Waddington, Billy Eaves and Patricia Dee

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Empire Theatre Leeds
Empire Theatre Leeds

Mother Goose from 1956 starring Nat Mills, Roy Barbour,Noel Austen and Wally Thomas

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1952 Finsbury Park Empire
1952 Finsbury Park Empire
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Brighton Hippodrome
Brighton Hippodrome

Mother Goose from 1958 starring Richard Hearne and Dick Emery

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London Palladium
London Palladium

Mother Goose form 1954 starring Max Bygraves, Shirley Eaton and Peter Sellers

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Grand Theatre Blackburn
Grand Theatre Blackburn

Goldiclocks and the Three Bears from the 1950s starring Braddy Shaw, Jack Brooks and Pat Dawson

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Palace Theatre Halifax
Palace Theatre Halifax

Jack and the Beanstalk from 1957 starring Neville Kennard, Helen Anderson, Julie Scott, Lloyd Hughes, Frank Peters and Fred Retter

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Chelsea Palace
Chelsea Palace

Jack and the Beanstalk from 1950 starring Dan Leno, Jan Harding, Patricia Penfold and Jessie Jewel

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1959 Bradford Alhambra panto
1959 Bradford Alhambra panto
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Palace Theatre London
Palace Theatre London

Dick Whittington from 1956 starring George Formby

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London Palladium
London Palladium

Dick Whittington from 1952 starring Frankie Howerd, Sonnie Hale and Vanessa Lee

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Theatre Royal Loughborough
Theatre Royal Loughborough

Robinson Crusoe from the 1950s starring Brenda Rowe, Jack Denham and Bob Handers

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1957 London Palladium panto
1957 London Palladium panto

Robinson Crusoe pantomime poster starring Arthur Askey and Tommy Cooper

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Glasgow Alhambra
Glasgow Alhambra

Sinbad the Sailor from 1958 starring Rikki Fulton, David Hughes and Jimmy Logan

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Swansea Grand
Swansea Grand

Red Riding Hood from 1951

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Grand Theatre Swsansea
Grand Theatre Swsansea

Sleeping Beauty from 1956 starring Angela Scott

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London Palladium
London Palladium

Sleeping Beauty from 1958 starring Charlie Drake, Bernard Bresslaw, Edmund Hickridge and Bruce Forsyth

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1953 King's Theatre Southsea panto
1953 King's Theatre Southsea panto

Cinderella pantomime poster starring Bunny Baron, June Powell, Elsie Percival, Barbara Sumner and Jack Anton

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Grand Theatre Swansea
Grand Theatre Swansea

Cinderella from 1957 starring Des O'Connor, Melody Scott, Sheila Atha and Billy Wells

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1955 Empire Theatre Newcastle
1955 Empire Theatre Newcastle

Cinderella pantomime starring The Beverley Sisters, Medlock & Marlowe and Jasmine Dee

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Generic 1950s panto poster designs

These designs were created by George & Marjorie Organ (G&M Organ) for theatres up and down the country to use for the promotion of their pantomimes. The idea was to portray the general panto tale through just one image. Theatre's could place an order for any design which could be overprinted with specific information to the venue and it's performance.

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