Lisa Riley gives fans behind-the-scenes glimpse of prepping for Wolverhampton panto role - with video

By Kirsten Rawlins | Wolverhampton entertainment | Published:

Fans have been given a glimpse into Lisa Riley's pre-show routine for Wolverhampton's pantomime Jack and The Beanstalk.

Behind the scenes at Wolverhampton Grand with Lisa Riley

The behind-the-scenes video, posted by the Grand Theatre, shows the Emmerdale star arriving at the venue, as she describes her warm-up routines and discusses previous stints at the theatre.

Lisa also takes fans on a tour around her dressing room, before showing viewers how she gets ready for her part of Mother Nature, including her full make-up routine and costume ritual.

Applying the make-up and lashes

She then takes fans from her dressing room, through to the 'fairy elevator' - from which she enters the stage.

Lisa ready to don her fairy wings

"I suppose people always say to me 'where am I at home?'", says Lisa.

Lisa in the dressing room ready to grace the stage


"I'm at home on the stage entertaining a 1,200 people here at the beautiful Wolverhampton Grand Theatre.

Lisa Riley arriving on stage via the 'fairy elevator'

"I love it."

Jack and The Beanstalk runs at Wolverhampton Grand till Sunday, January 14.

For more information, or to book tickets, click here

Kirsten Rawlins

By Kirsten Rawlins

Online Entertainment Editor for the Express & Star, Shropshire Star and Native Monster. E-mail me, or phone 01902 319368


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