Sladen, Simon. 2015. ‘Twankey my dear, I don’t give a dame!’ BBC Get Creative. 4 Dec. Available at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/hW5C5rr4dHRbTDx0lJ9582/twankey-my-dear-i-dont-give-a-dame-the-panto-queens-who-ruled-the-stage
Sladen, Simon. 2014. ‘The Death of the Dame? Tales from the National Database of Pantomime Performance’. Studies in Theatre and Performance, Vol. 35, Issue 1, pp. 80-89.
Sladen, Simon. 2015. ‘How the globe warmed to panto’. The Stage. 27 Nov. pp 36-37.
Sladen, Simon. 2014. ‘Brummie Beanstalks: A History of Jack and the Beanstalk at the Birmingham Hippodrome’. 12 Dec. Birmingham Hippodrome. Available at: <https://birminghamhippodrome.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/giants-beanstalks-and-panto-stars-the-history-of-jack-and-the-beanstalk-at-birmingham-hippodrome/> [Accessed 07/06/2014].
Sladen, Simon. 2013. ‘The Home of Pantomime: From Drury Lane to the Birmingham Hippodrome’. 6 Dec. Birmingham Hippodrome. Available at: <http://birminghamhippodrome.wordpress.com/2013/12/06/the-home-of-pantomime/> [Accessed 06/12/2013].
Haill, Catherine and Simon Sladen. 2013. ‘Spotlight On…Panto’. Period Living, December 2013, pp.125-128.
Sladen, Simon. 2012. ‘The globality of pantomime: a brief excursion’. Popular Entertainment Studies, Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 65-71. (Note: A copy of this essay can be found here on the University of Newcastle’s journal website)
Sladen, Simon. 2012. ‘Raising the Anchor on Robinson Crusoe – A Potted History’. 5 Dec. Birmingham Hippodrome. Available at: <http://birminghamhippodrome.wordpress.com/2012/12/05/raising-the-anchor-on-robinson-crusoe-and-the-caribbean-pirates-at-birmingham-hippodrome/> [Accessed 11/06/2013].
Sladen, Simon. 2012. Heritage, Nostalgia and Modern British Theatre: Staging the Victorians by Benjamin Poore. Reviewed in: New Theatre Quarterly, 29(3), pp. 299-300.
Sladen, Simon. 2012. Creating Pantomime, by Joyce Branagh and Keith Orton. Reviewed in: Studies in Musical Theatre 6 (2) pp.255-257.
Sladen, Simon. 2011. The Politics of the Pantomime. Regional Identity in the Theatre 1860-1900, by Jill Sullivan. Reviewed in: New Theatre Quarterly, 27(3), pp.293-294.
Sladen, Simon. 2011. Victorian Pantomime, ed. Jim Davis. Reviewed in: New Theatre Quarterly, 27(3), pp.293-294.
Over 200 reviews for the British Theatre Guide since November 2009, as well as a monthly pantomime news blogs, interviews and podcasts. For more details see: www.britishtheatreguide.info/panto
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