Lloyd Evans Lloyd Evans

Deserves to be a permanent winter fixture: Potted Panto at the Garrick reviewed

Plus: Christmas is Ruined! is a decent parable told with playful charm

Jefferson Turner and Daniel Clarkson in Garrick Theatre's fantastic Potted Panto. Photo: Geraint Lewis

Potted Panto is a 70-minute parody presented by two burlesque comedians. Jeff is a tall, playful bungler and his colleague, Dan, is a squat, dour authoritarian who likes to see everything done efficiently. They leap on stage and declare their plan to present a compendium of the best-known Christmas shows.

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