How do you explain Panto?

Pantomime is a popular theatrical treat for families during the Christmas holidays.

The costumes are bright, the sets sparkle and the audience are encouraged to sing-a-long.

But cries of ‘It’s behind you” and “Oh no he didn’t” might confuse newcomers to the genre.

So how do you explain a Panto?

BBC News went behind the scenes at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre production of Peter Pan.

Video by Emily Wolstencroft, Lucy Green and Claudia Redmond