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Ain’t nothing like a dame

Slap on the grease paint, hoick up your skirt and channel your inner Princess Margaret. Muddy meets Reading's irrepressible panto dame Paul Morse.

Muddy caught up with him for a quick-fire, giggly chat before the festive fun begins…

Cbeebie's star Justin fletcher wearing baguette in cap and stripe jacket Award winning dame Paul Morse pink wig chef's hat and pudding dress

Double trouble… Cbeebie’s demi-god Justin Fletcher and award-winning dame Paul Morse

Who taught you to walk in heels?

I should say my dad, but he’ll kill me. I actually learned how to walk in heels at drama school. Panto is such a big earner for actors, we had panto classes. I never imagined I would become a Dame. I had my eye on the Buttons role, but the teachers said I was one of the best dames they’d ever had. I never wear stilettos though, they’re an absolute killer.

6 comments on “Ain’t nothing like a dame”

  • Ahood November 21, 2018

    Never tire of watching him preform year after year, Panto after Panto, he steals the stage by his mere presence, love you Paul and can’t wait to see the show this year!

    Break a 🦵

    • rachel November 21, 2018

      Could not agree more. Love him

  • Barbara Bruce November 16, 2018

    I have been the recipient of both Miss Dolly, McPhee, Twankey’s careers and I can tell you Paul Morse made me laugh through both, which is a gift!
    Such a star!!
    Jealous of his make up!

    • rachel November 16, 2018

      Panto-tastic! One of the funniest of people I have ever had the pleasure of chatting too, Barbara. Can’t wait for Aladdin.

  • Sean Hume November 15, 2018

    He’s an absolute star! Get your tickets NOW!

    • rachel November 15, 2018

      Love him. Funny and walks better in heels than me. Rachel x


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