Cinderella: A Fairytale is the first new version of Sally Cookson and Adam Peck’s adaptation of this classic tale since its initial award-winning production by Tobacco Factory Theatre and Travelling Light in Bristol. 

Following the tragic death of her father, Ella is set to work by her stepmother and forced to sleep in the fireplace with the cinders. With no-one to turn to, her only way out lies with the magical birds she finds in the forest.

With the help of her feathered friends, Ella disobeys her stepmother and dons her best party frock and sparkling Doc marten boots to sneak off to the palace to dance the night away – with a prince!

But when Ella gets the fright of her life and flees, leaving one solitary boot behind, will the prince ever find her again – and will the boot fit?



Writer: Sally Cookson & Adam Peck
Director: Sarah Punshon
Set & Costume Design: Katie Scott
Lighting Design: Jai Morjaria
Sound Design: Dan Steele
Wardrobe Supervisor: Ann Preston
Puppetry: Alison Duddle, Mark Whitaker
Production Manager: Hannah Blamaire & Jack Boissieux
Photography: Joel Fildes
Venue: The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster
Composer: Ziad Jabero
Movement: Zak Phillips
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