You're always sure of a happy ending with a Grimaldi Pantomime!
Grimaldi Pantomimes provides quality pantomime scripts to amateur and professional theatre companies throughout the United Kingdom. We offer support and advice on the production of your pantomime script. We have scripts that cover traditional titles as well as some that are less performed. We can even adapt a script to suit your needs.
Michael Harrison and Steve Arnott are both experts in the art of pantomime. Both North East born and bred, Michael is an independent producer and twice an Olivier Award winner. He is Managing Director of the Qdos Pantomime Division – the world’s largest pantomime producer, based in London. His production of The Bodyguard is enjoying huge success across the world after national and international tours. This year, 2020, he was to have produced Bedknobs and Broomsticks, The Drifter's Girl, Hello Dolly and Singin' in the Rain. However, due to the Corona Virus outbreak, these productions have now been re-scheduled to 2021. Michael directed Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the London Palladium season 2019/20 and Pantoland 2020 which closed prematurely due to the pandemic.
Steve has covered every aspect of the theatre, from performing and directing to stage management and set design. He is one of two Scenic Artists working for Qdos, painting and maintaining their vast stock of scenery. A seasoned actor and pantomime performer, Steve originally started his career as a voice-over artist. He has extensively toured the UK with plays and musicals both as performer and Company and Stage Manager. Steve has appeared for the past eleven consecutive pantomime seasons at the Theatre Royal Newcastle. He played the Dashing Dick the Candlestick in Beauty and the Beast 2019/20 season. He is a USITT Technical Theatre Award winner for Outstanding Achievement in Scenic Artistry. During the Pandemic, Steve trained and qualified as a Family Celebrant.
Michael and Steve collaborated their scripts starting in 2000 and have enjoyed great success in this venture.
Brand new versions of Humpty Dumpty, Goldilocks and Cinderella for 2021!