Video: 5 steps to becoming a pantomime dame
James Doherty, Lyric Hammersmith's Widow Twankey, puts our deputy editor through dame school
Have you ever contemplated packing in your day job and taking up a career as a pantomime dame? We sent our deputy editor Ben Hewis along to the Lyric Hammersmith to meet James Doherty and find out what it takes to be Widow Twankey.
Aladdin runs at the Lyric Hammersmith until 7 January.