Pantomime Dames a peculiar quintessential English tradition that should never be confused with Drag Queens

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  Many quintessential English traditions are hard to describe to non-Brits ….. one of them being pantomime dames whose origins go way back beyond Ru Paul being a twinkle in his parent’s eyes.  Panto(mime) comes from Music Halls and variety, commedia dell’arte, and the Regency era of clowning, led by the great Joseph Grimaldi. In … Continue reading

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