Real white ponies for Cinderella

Cinderella
Cinderella

The most magical pantomime of them all got off to a very successful start when it opened to a packed house at the weekend.

Cinderella, the pantomime showing at the Embassy Theatre graced the stage on Saturday to a very enthusiastic audience with a professional cast of actors and TV personalities ably directed and led by Fairy Mimi ‘Allo ‘Allos’ Sue Hodge and featuring dancers from two local theatre schools.

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And expectant audiences yet to see the magnificent show, can look forward to a a whole host of traditional elements as well as modern song, dance numbers, UV scenes, water pistols and plenty of audience participation.

But the biggest “Ahhhhhh” of the night went to Arthur and Willie; the two white Shetland Ponies who appeared on stage at the end of the first half.

Pulling a beautiful carriage containing Cinderella (bid TV’s Helen Bates) in her ball gown, who was on her way to 
Prince Charming’s ball at the castle.

The fun doesn’t stop there, as the cast have five morning performances this week, which will see approximately 4,000 local school children through the doors – a perfect way to get warmed up.

Cinderella is the most loved of fairy tales and runs with 20 performances until December 31 – tickets available online www.embassytheatre.co.uk or by calling 0845 674 0505.