Pantomime returns to the London Palladium this Christmas in a sumptuous production of Cinderella.
The most enchanting rags-to-riches fairy tale of them all graces the stage of the West End’s most famous theatre this Christmas, as pantomime returns to the London Palladium for the first time in nearly 30 years.
The lavish and spectacular production is led by Paul O’Grady as The Wicked Stepmother, camp comic Julian Clary as Dandini, Lee Mead as Prince Charming, ventriloquist Paul Zerdin as Buttons, Nigel Havers as Lord Chamberlain, Count Arthur Strong as Baron Hardup and Amanda Holden as Fairy Godmother.
The production features sumptuous costumes, magnificent scenery and the unmissable and magical breath-taking moment when Cinderella swaps her rags for a stunning Ball gown and is transported to the Prince’s Ball.
Cinderella will run from 9 December 2016 until 15 January 2017 at the London Palladium.
The 32 strong cast will be led by Natasha Barnes as Cinderella, Amanda Holden as the Fairy Godmother, Paul O’Grady as The Wicked Stepmother, Julian Clary as Dandini, Lee Mead as Prince Charming, Wendy Somerville and Suzie Chard as the step-sisters, Paul Zerdin as Buttons, Nigel Havers as Lord Chamberlain and Count Arthur Strong as Baron Hardup.
Cinderella will be co-directed by Michael Harrison with co-direction and choreography by Andrew Wright. Cinderella will be produced in the West End by the world’s leading pantomime producer Qdos Entertainment.
Cinderella is a breath of fresh air – gloriously excessive – The Stage
An outrageous and deeply knowing pantomime – The Guardian
Paul O’Grady oozes the necessary boo-able villainy – Daily Telegraph
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