Cinderella at London Palladium tickets
Cinderella at London Palladium tickets

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About the show

Family favourite pantomime Cinderella danced into the West End's London Palladium for a festive run throughout December 2016. Cinderella marked the first return of pantomime in a grand 29 years, with the last silly spectacular having played in 1987, starring Barbara Windsor in Babes in the Woods. With a star-studded cast heading up the show, Cinderella was a terrific treat!

A classic rags-to-riches fairytale that is performed as a pantomime across the country, Cinderella follows down-on-her-luck Cinderella as she slaves away for her wicked stepmother and stepsisters. When it is announced that Prince Charming is looking for a wife by hosting a glittering ball, Cinders' ugly stepsisters make sure that she won't be attending. But poor Cinderella is soon cheered up by the appearance of a Fairy Godmother, who promises to get her to the ball! With the typical panto twist, including a hilarious dame and doting Buttons, Cinderella is sure to get her happy ending!

Cinderella was brought to London by Qdos Entertainment, who had produced over 650 perfect pantomimes, and was co-directed by Michael Harrison (Gypsy) and Olivier Award-nominated Andrew Wright (Mrs Henderson Presents). With a whole host of spectacular sets and dazzling costumes, Cinderella brought British panto back with a bang!

With Paul O’Grady playing The Wicked Stepmother, Amanda Holden as the Fairy Godmother, Julian Clary as Dandini, Lee Mead taking the role of Prince Charming, Paul Zerdin as Buttons, Nigel Havers as Lord Chamberlain and Count Arthur Strong as Baron Hardup, this was one of the biggest pantomimes in Christmas 2016. West End favourite and star of Funny Girl Natasha J Barnes took the role of Cinders herself.

Having opened for the festive season on December 9th, Cinderella ran until January 15th 2017 at the London Palladium.

Recommended for

Those who love to laugh over the festive season will find this extravagant pantomime a far cry from the average village panto! Cinderella promises to be a real treat for the whole family.

Age Recommendations: 3+

Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes, including an interval
Opened: 09 Dec 2016
Press night: 14 Dec 2016
Booking from: 14 Jan 2017
Booking until: 15 Jan 2017

Location and map

London Palladium
Argyll Street
London, W1F 7TF

44 Reviews Add review

I am not a huge fan of pantomimes, but upon hearing of the star-studded cast, I couldn't help but book myself a ticket, and I was glad... More

emmamcallister 7 reviews, 0 helpful votes

The first pantomime at the London Palladium lived up to brilliant expectations! A wonderful cast including Amanda Holden, Julian Clarey,... More

RichardBayton 6"2, 106 reviews, 6 helpful votes

An exceptionally funny pantomime! Very blue, but still appeals to children and adults! Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary provide most of... More

susannahrosemn 5"3, 135 reviews, 6 helpful votes

The show was fabulous! Had all the traditions of a panto and all the magic of a fairy tale. The show had big names in it and they... More

nataliecarter1 5"4, 47 reviews, 5 helpful votes

I was attracted initially by the impressive cast list but the show was so much more than this. No expense seems to have been spared... More

chocoholics2005 4"10, 82 reviews, 0 helpful votes

An absolutely hilarious show, one of the funniest things I have ever seen, anywhere! The big names were all on top form and constantly... More

stephenyolland 1 review, 0 helpful votes

AMAZING! Coming back this year and do try and see the next one if you can! Fun for all the family and very magical.

georgenewsome 53 reviews, 5 helpful votes

LifeWithJoe 21 reviews, 1 helpful vote

A fantastic spectacle of glitz and glam with enough jokes to keep the family entertained. The set and costumes are over the top and... More

paulfootie 6'3", 96 reviews, 3 helpful votes