by Craig Hewlett published 2015
Suitable for All Groups
This is Craig's updated version of the most loved of all pantos, with loads of knockabout comedy, very funny dialogue and a host of characters including comedy duo Dave and Boris and evil stepmother Devilla Cruel. Plus regulars Baron Hardup, the Ugly Sister Hernia and Nausea, Dandini and of course Cinders and her Prince Charming. Plus, new songs!
Ella's happy life is turned upside down when her father, Baron Harup re-marries the evil Devilla Cruel. Forced into service and sleeping in the fireplace, she is re-christened Cinder-Ella by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters Hernia and Nausea. A chance meeting gets her an invitation to Prince Charming's Birthday Ball and with the aid of her Fairy Godmother and her loyal friend Buttons she attends and subsequently falls in love with her Prince. Her new family finds out and determined to end her happiness lock her in the cellar when the Prince comes calling for the foot to fit the glass slipper. Buttons saves the day and they all live happily ever after.
Players: 4 Male, 7 Female, 3 M/F Parts
Cast: Buttons, Ella, Fairy Spice, Baron Hardup, Devilla Cruel, Hernia, Nausea, Dave,Boris, Prince Charming, Dandini, Herald, Alan, Bows, King George, Queen Anne
Sets: 4 Main Sets
Running Time: 2 hours
Notes: Production notes inc FX and musical numbers suggested.
Download Sample Script: Cinderella