Masterclass was a panto shoe-in ... oh yes it was!

Oh yes we did!

Pupils from a Preston school enjoyed a masterclass in the art of pantomime performance, courtesy of the Charter Theatre.

Legging-it: Ted Robbins in rehearsals

Legging-it: Ted Robbins in rehearsals

Cast members from Cinderella invited dozens of youngsters from Ashton Community Science College to join in one of their dress rehearsals on Sunday.

Director Ted Robbins, who penned this year’s production, gave the excited students tips on stagecraft and acting, and a sneak peak behind the scenes of the festive show.

Cinderella opens tomorrow and runs until December 31. Call 0844 844 7714 for tickets or log on to