Cinderella will take over the London Palladium for five weeks this December, and it’s a seriously star-studded affair.
Running between Friday 9 December 2016 to Sunday 15 January 2017, the pantomime production will be led by Paul O’Grady as The Wicked Stepmother.
He’ll be joined by Julian Clary as Dandini, Lee Mead as Prince Charming, Paul Zerdin as Buttons, Nigel Havers as Lord Chamberlain and Count Arthur Strong as Baron Hardup. The roles of Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother and the Ugly Sisters are also set to be announced soon.
Nick Thomas and Michael Harrison will produce the production for Qdos Entertainment; directed by Michael Harrison and co-directed and choreographed by Andrew Wright.
Cinderella is designed by Ian Westbrook with costume designs for Paul O’Grady and Julian Clary by Hugh Durrant. Lighting design is by Ben Cracknell with projections by Duncan Mclean, sound by Gareth Owen, musical supervision and orchestration by Gary Hind, musical direction by Greg Arrowsmith and visual special effects by The Twins FX.
Cinderella opens at the London Palladium between Friday 9 December 2016 to Sunday 15 January 2017.