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Full Cast Set for Lyric Hammersmith's CINDERELLA


The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for its Christmas panto, Cinderella. Grab your glittery Converse and put the pumpkin into top gear as Cinderella heads to the biggest party of the season to meet a very charming Prince. Following the success of Jack and the Beanstalk and Dick Whittington and his Cat, Award-winning playwright Tom Wells pens another traditional panto with plenty of festive fun in true Lyric style.

Samuel Buttery plays Buttons.
Theatre credits include: The Tale of Mr Tumble (Manchester Opera House/Manchester International Festival); Buttery Brown Monk (Leicester Square Theatre); Taboo: Ten Years On (54 Below); Molly Wobbly (Hackney Empire) and Taboo (Brixton Clubhouse).
Television and film credits include: Child 44, Blaggers, 8 out of 10 Cats, The Voice and Journey to the Moon.

Peter Caulfield plays Licious.
Theatre credits include: White Lies (Etcetera Theatre); One Man, Two Guvnors (Haymarket/UK Tour); Man of Mode, Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum (National Theatre); Enron (Royal Court/Noel Coward Theatre); Lark Rise to Candleford, Obamaology (Finborough); Wild Duck (Donmar Warehouse); Into the Woods (Royal Opera House); Erics (Liverpool Everyman); Peter Pan (Birmingham REP); Aladdin (The Old Vic); Emperor and the Nightingale (Watermill Theatre); Our House (Cambridge Theatre) and In His Own Write (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Television, film and radio credits include: Strangeways Here We Come, Cucumber, Banana, After the End and D for Dexter.

Sara Crowe plays Madame Woo.
Theatre credits include: Crush The Musical (UK Tour); Noises Off (Mercury Theatre, Colchester); Fallen Angels (Tour); Radio Times the Musical, The City Madam (The Swan/RSC); On Approval, Less Than Kind, St John's Night (Jermyn St Theatre); Bedroom Farce (Duke of York's); Calendar Girls (Noel Coward Theatre); The Real Inspector Hound, Black Comedy (Comedy Theatre); The Constant Wife and a Busy Day (Lyric Theatre); Private Lives - Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress (Noel Coward Theatre).

Film and television credits include: Four Weddings & a Funeral, Carry on Columbus, Caught in the Act and Round Ireland with a Fridge Born and Bred, Haggard, Big Meg Little Meg, Sometime Never, Alas Smith and Jones and The Harry Enfield Show.

Krystal Dockery plays Cinderella.
For the Lyric: as young ensemble Jack and the Beanstalk (2013), Cinderella (2012) and Aladdin (2011).
This production will be Krystal's professional stage debut.

Debra Michaels plays the Fairy Godmother.
For the Lyric: Glory.
Other theatre credits include: Carmen Jones (The Old Vic); Chicago (Tour); Snakes & Ladders (Plenty Productions); Barnum (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham); Soul Train (National Tour); Mass Caribe (Nitro Theatre Company); Little Shop of Horrors (York Theatre Royal); Cinderella (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Sleeping Beauty (Northcott); Porgy & Bess (Royal Opera House); Catwalk (Nitro Theatre Company); Four Note Opera (Drill Hall); Jekyll & Hyde (National Tour) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Cliveden Open Air Theatre).
Television and film credits include:Doctors, Holby, The Lodge, Rockliffes Babies, Rites, Glory and The Real McCoy.

Karl Queensborough plays Prince Charming.
For the Lyric: as young ensemble Jack and the Beanstalk (2009), Dick Whittington and his Cat (2010) and Morning (also Traverse).
Other theatre credits include: A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes (Tricycle Theatre); Dayglo, Mind the Gap, (Y-Touring) and 365 (National Theatre of Scotland).
Television credits include: Casualty and Sniggers with Attitude.

Matt Sutton plays Booty.
Theatre credits include: Jumpers for Goalposts (Paines Plough/Bush Theatre); King Lear (RSC); The Game, Romeo and Juliet (Northern Broadsides); Up On Roof, The Ladykillers (Hull Truck); Toast (Park Theatre/UK tour); The Magic Paintbrush (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Steve And Then It Ended (Theatre503); Me & My Friend (King's Head) and Night Cellar (Battersea Arts Centre). Television and film credits include: No Offence, Our Zoo, Hoff the Record, Doctors, Emmerdale, The Secret Files, Distant Shores, Shakespeare Stories, 55 Degrees North, FC Dave, Coked Up Britain, Rum, Sodomy and the Lash, The Bill, Forest People, A Royal Night Out, Goal 2.

Tom Wells, Writer.
For the Lyric: Dick Whittington and his Cat (2014) and Jack and The Beanstalk (2013).
Theatre credits include: Jumpers for Goalposts (Paines Plough/Watford Palace Theatre/UK Tour); Symphony (Co-written with Ella Hickson and Nick Payne. Edinburgh Festival/ Soho Theatre); Cosmic (Ros Terry/Root Theatre, East Yorkshire Tour); Jonesy (nabokov); The Kitchen Sink (Bush Theatre, winner of the Most Promising Playwright - Critics Circle, 2011 and the 2012 George Devine Award); Spacewang (Hull Truck); Me, As A Penguin (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Arcola Theatre/UK Tour); About a Goth (Paines Plough/Oran Mor) and Notes For First Time Astronauts (Paines Plough/Soho Theatre).

Television and radio credits: Ben & Lump, which Tom wrote as part of the Coming Up season (Touchpaper) was broadcast on Channel 4 in 2012 and his play Jonesy was broadcast on Radio 4 last year.
Tom is currently under commission to Hull Truck /Birmingham Rep/Watford Palace Theatre; Plymouth Festival Theatre and Northern Broadsides and he is developing a new idea for Leftbank Pictures.

Full cast includes: Poppy Almond (young ensemble), Claudia Archer (young ensemble), Samuel Buttery (Buttons), Oliver Byng (young ensemble), Peter Caulfield (Licious), Sara Crowe (Madame Woo), Eboni Dixon (young ensemble), Krystal Dockery (Cinderella), Amelia Grant (young ensemble), Debra Michaels (Fairy Godmother), Karl Queensborough (Prince Charming), Matt Sutton (Booty), Nathaniel Wade (young ensemble).

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