'first' Muslim Pantomime Comes To Town

Citizen Khan actor and comedian Abdullah Afzal explains why he's starring in the Great Muslim Panto.

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  • World's first Muslim pantomime comes to Manchester
    It's that time of year where we all enjoy a good pantomine. We've all seen the likes of Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty but what you won't have seen is a pantomime performed by Muslims. 'If the Shoe fits' is a world first and has been created by a family ...
    12/21/2017 - 4:01 pm | View Link
  • Christmas tradition with a twist: ‘The Great Muslim Panto’ debuts in Britain
    One of my earliest childhood memories is attending a pantomime with my grandmother. A real Christmas tradition for many families in the UK, the musical comedy stage production was always something we enjoyed together and while there may have been the odd ...
    12/17/2017 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • The UK’s first ever Muslim pantomime is coming this December
    Forget the likes of Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, and Aladdin because a Muslim panto is coming to London this December. The charity Penny Appeal is presenting a world first – a pantomime by Muslims, for Muslims. What is a Muslim panto you ask?
    12/5/2017 - 5:05 am | View Link
  • Review: Ali's Wedding is Australia's first feel-good Muslim rom-com
    Australian migrant comedy, with its roots in pantomime and community theatre, has never quite emerged into a cinematic sub-genre in its own right. That said, you recognise it when you see it. There are the first generation characters, who speak in thick ...
    08/31/2017 - 1:15 pm | View Link
  • A video in which two Muslim women discuss when it is OK for men to hit women is outrageous
    The emergence of a video permitting “hitting” women is inexcusable. Picture: Stock image This pantomime comes after senior Muslim cleric Keysar Trad said in February that using violence against women is a “last resort” for angry men. He later ...
    04/12/2017 - 4:16 pm | View Link
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  • Islamic arts
    Islamic arts - Dance and theatre: The performing arts have received comparatively little attention in the otherwise rich literature of the Islamic peoples. This is most probably a result of the suspicions entertained by some orthodox Muslim scholars concerning the propriety of dance and theatre.
    06/16/2018 - 9:14 am | View Website
  • Ijtihad
    Ijtihad (Arabic: اجتهاد ‎ ijtihād, lit. effort, physical or mental, expended in a particular activity) is an Islamic legal term referring to independent reasoning or the thorough exertion of a jurist's mental faculty in finding a solution to a legal question.
    06/15/2018 - 11:27 pm | View Website
  • Aladdin
    In the United Kingdom, the story of Aladdin was dramatised in 1788 by John O'Keefe for the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. It has been a popular subject for pantomime for over 200 years.
    06/14/2018 - 9:45 am | View Website
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