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This will be her third panto season. The Sun (2016)Hook became an archetypal panto villain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Actually I may write to the home secretary and suggest she put panto dames on the nationality quiz. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The count's losing battle with sanity and the English language returns to the stage after his first panto season. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Most bad characters on our soap operas are essentially panto villains. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Does that make him a panto dame? Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was a kind of panto season. The Sun (2013)And is a greener panto season really going to make the slightest difference to global warming? Times, Sunday Times (2007)But that would be taking the panto dame of British politics far too seriously. The Sun (2009)I approach three young men dressed as panto dames. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A spot of jolly repetition seems quite fitting in panto season. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now, as you know, the panto season is upon us. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's not quite panto season yet, but oh yes they did. The Sun (2011)But the really big star of this panto is Basil Brush. The Sun (2011)But then I've tried my best not to make her a panto villain. The Sun (2013)At the moment the panto season is a time when American stars can head here and earn a fortune for a couple of weeks' work. The Sun (2010)
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