Eric Potts and Linda Gray
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Dallas star Linda Gray and writer Eric Potts on working in pantomime

Actor and writer Eric Potts has been creating pantomime scripts for over twelve years.

This seasonal tradition started when he was playing the Dame at the Coliseum Theatre in Oldham and suggested changes to his lines. He now writes ten shows a year.

This year's offerings include Dick Whittington in which he stars in Bristol, Peter Pan in Milton Keynes and Cinderella in Aylesbury and Wimbledon.

Working with well-known stars is part of the job. This year Linda Gray, best known for her role as Sue Ellen Ewing in long running Dallas, was cast as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella at the New Wimbledon Theatre.

Video journalist: Tom Beal.

Producer: Claudia Redmond.

Performance footage courtesy of Strike Digital

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