Cinderella (Lucy-Jane Quinlan) dreams of a different life but she is stuck at home with her father Baron Hardup (Ian Talbot) who has lost his fortune. Only Buttons (Henry Roadnight), the manservant and her best friend can make her laugh. Their world is turned ‘upside down’ when two fake step-sisters, Billie Eyelash (Peter Duncan) and Ariana Shandé (Adam Price) come to stay in search of their step-daddy’s money. They bully Cinders and make her very unhappy until she meets the Prince (Sam Ebenezer) who is in disguise. They fall instantly in love and he decides to have a ball and a festival in the forest so he can meet her again and declare his true identity. The ugly sisters tear up Cinderella’s ticket but fortunately her Fairy Godmother (Sarah Moss) is close at hand to help. Conjuring a mystical carriage and two real white horses Cinders is whisked to the Prince’s palace. But it’s a bumpy ride - she misses the midnight deadline when the magic wears off and soon she is back where she started. But then a lost shoe leads to an unexpected outcome... deep down Cinderella knows there are more important things to do with life than living in isolated luxury with a man you’ve only just met. With beautiful songs, spectacle and a barrel of laughs, this pantomime is a fairy tale for all the family to enjoy.
with Peter Duncan as Dame Billie Eyelash
Love conquers all. Suitable for all ages.
Running time: 86 minutes including an interval
FAMILY TICKETS: £15
★★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News
★★★★★ Reviews Hub
★★★★★ Theatre Monkey
★★★★★ North West End
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Reviews: ‘It’s fast, furious and unremittingly hilarious… It is sharing a giant heart of pantomime tradition, delivering it straight to all of us who need such special magic more than ever right now.’ ★★★★★★ Theatre Monkey ‘A magical pantomime for today, laced with all the traditional trimmings, this Cinderella gives you a big hug and leaves you smiling. With snappy songs and joyous storytelling, this family favourite romps along with infectious bonhomie.’ ★★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News "Funny, charming, fast and furious. I loved it and so will you. Oh yes, you will!" ★★★★ Gray, Movies1 ‘Cinderella it catches the authentic spirit of pantomime perfectly’ ★★★★ Reviewsgate ‘All the elements we have come to love and expect from pantos, it even includes echoes of the slapstick associated with Charlie Chaplin or Laurel and Hardy, & there's movement & action that a stage just won’t allow for" ★★★★★ London Living Large ‘Cinderella has all the ingredients for a fun, quirky yuletide feast with many a nod to our changing times. Tune in and enjoy.’ ★★★★★ UK Theatre Network ‘Set in a blend of today and fantasy, the film has stepsisters played full tilt ugly by Peter Duncan and Adam Price, while Lucy-Jane Quinlan is a fine Cinderella who smiles and sings her way into our hearts.’ ★★★★★ London Living Large