Nanny Fanny Knockersbury
Nursemaid to the Princess. The traditional pantomime Dame that is always played by a man.
The main character of the show. Hilarious and way over the top, she has a sunny, happy go lucky disposition and is everyone’s favourite, most trusted and lovable character.
It is important that the actor has an inner warmth and is confident and relaxed with the audience. Obviously, this is a comic role and it is vital that the actor also has a good sense of the ridiculous coupled with natural comic timing.