Audiences shall go to the ball this Christmas as Cinderella transforms from rags to riches, outwits her Wicked Stepmother and very Ugly Sisters, and with the help of her hilarious friend Buttons, father Baron Hardup and one very magical Fairy Godmother, wins the heart of the dashing Prince Charming.
Playing the role of Cinderella’s Wicked Stepmother will be multi-award winning stage, television, film actress and singer Anita Dobson.
Starring alongside Anita as her financially-challenged husband Baron Hardup will be comedy legend Bernie Clifton.
Joining them as the fabulous Fairy Godmother will be west end leading lady Jocasta Almgill.
Starring as Cinderella’s best friend Buttons will be Hull based comedian Martyn James.
Cinderella will feature all of the ingredients of the perfect Hull pantomime; a fabulous cast and orchestra, laugh-out-loud comedy, stunning scenery and special effects, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses for all the family to enjoy.
This year’s panto will also feature an exciting, eye-popping 3D sequence and real Shetland ponies who will transport Cinderella to the Ball.
Hull New Theatre is one of the UK's premier touring venues and features the best in musical, opera, ballet, drama, children's shows and one night performances.