West End Cinderella releases first footage as it prepares to reopen next month

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Emerald Fennell and David Zippel’s musical has set its course once more

Carrie Hope Fletcher and the cast of Cinderella
Carrie Hope Fletcher and the cast of Cinderella
It's been postponed, delayed and derailed by the pandemic, but Cinderella will not be beaten.

Back now from 18 August, the musical will continue its run at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in central London. Created by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Emerald Fennell and David Zippel, the fresh twist on the classic fairytale was in previews at the Gillian Lynne Theatre when it had to be paused last weekend. The show has now revealed fresh footage featuring its full company.

Appearing in the world premiere of the musical are Carrie Hope Fletcher in the titular role, alongside Ivano Turco as Prince Sebastian, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt as the Stepmother, Caleb Roberts as Prince Charming, Rebecca Trehearn as the Queen, Laura Baldwin and Georgina Castle as the Stepsisters and Gloria Onitiri as the Godmother.

Watch the new trailer here:

Also in the show are Georgina Onuorah as the Ensemble / Alternate Cinderella, Sam Robinson as Dorian, Giovanni Spano as Gawain and Vinny Coyle as Arthur.

The full company includes Michael Afemaré, Lydia Bannister, Michelle Bishop, William Bozier, Lauren Byrne, Sophie Camble, Tobias Charles, Nicole Deon, Jonathan David Dudley, Dominic Adam Griffin, Michael Hamway, James Lee Harris, Leah Harris, Kate Ivory Jordan, Kelsie-Rae Marshall, Andy Rees, Alexandra Waite Roberts, Lauren Stroud, Georgia Tapp, Matthieu Vinetot and Rodney Vubya.

Fennell recently won an Oscar for her Promising Young Woman screenplay, and is part of a creative team led by director Laurence Connor. The production has choreography by JoAnn M Hunter, co-musical supervision by David Andrew Wilson and John Rigby, musical direction by Ben van Tienen, vocal coaching by Fiona McDougal, design by Gabriela Tylesova, sound design by Gareth Owen and lighting by Bruno Poet Casting is by David Grindrod Associates CDG.

Tickets for the piece are on sale now.

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