'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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  • The UK’s first ever Muslim pantomime is coming this December
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    12/4/2017 - 5:09 pm | 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 ar...
    08/30/2017 - 3:26 pm | View Link
  • Krauthammer: Disastrous Muslim travel ban has derailed Trump's agenda
    The moratorium turned into a distillation of the worst aspects of our current airport-security system, which everyone knows to be 95 percent pantomime. The pat-down of the 80-year-old grandmother does ...
    02/10/2017 - 5:15 pm | View Link
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  • 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.. The traditional Aladdin pantomime is the source of the well-known pantomime character Widow Twankey (Aladdin's mother). In pantomime versions, changes in the setting and story are often made to fit it better ...
    09/11/2018 - 7:53 am | View Website
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  • Jinn
    Jinn were worshipped by many Arabs during the Pre-Islamic period, but, unlike gods, jinn were not regarded as immortal. In ancient Arabia, the term jinn also applied to all kinds of supernatural entities among various religions and cults; thus, Zoroastrian, Christian, and Jewish angels and demons were also called "jinn".. The exact origins of belief in jinn are not entirely clear.
    09/10/2018 - 12:23 am | View Website
  • Burka | Definition of Burka by Merriam-Webster
    The point of her pantomime seemed to be that even getting bombed was better than being hidden under a burka. — rafia zakaria, The New Republic, "The Feminist Future of Modesty," 12 June 2018
    09/9/2018 - 7:08 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    09/9/2018 - 3:19 pm | View Website
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