Photo Flash: Opening Night of CINDERELLA at the London Palladium
Qdos Entertainment's production of Cinderella opened last night, Wednesday 14 December 2016, and runs over the Festive season, until Sunday 15 January 2017.
Cinderella, the most enchanting rags-to-riches fairy tale of them all will grace the stage of the West End's most famous theatre this Christmas as pantomime returns to the London Palladium for the first time in nearly three decades.
VIP guests included: Christopher Biggins, Don Black, Charlie Condou, Jim Davidson, Honey G, Angela Griffiths, Gloria Hunniford, The Krankies, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jane McDonald, Steve McFadden, Paul Merton, Tamsin Oathwaite, Des O'Connor, Cliff Richard, Gaby Roslin, Nicola Stephenson, The kids cast from School of Rock the Musical, Linda Thorsenand Adam Woodyatt.
The cast is led by Paul O'Grady (Baroness Hardup), Julian Clary (Dandini), Amanda Holden (The Fairy Godmother), Lee Mead(Prince Charming), Paul Zerdin (Buttons), Nigel Havers (Lord Chamberlain), Count Arthur Strong (Baron Hardup), Natasha J Barnes (Cinderella) and Suzie Chard and Wendy Somerville (The Wicked Stepsisters).
Cinderella is produced by Nick Thomas and Michael Harrison 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.
For more information visit www.cinderellapalladium.com.
Photo credit: Craig Sugden
Adam Woodyatt and family
Andrew Lloyd Webber and kids from the cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK
Curtain call for the cast of CINDERELLA
Honey G and kids from the cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK
Kids from the cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK
Tamzin Oathwaite and Amanda Holden