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Nick Lane takes another classic fairy tale and turns it on its head this Christmas!


By the Brothers Grimm
Adapted by Nick Lane
Music and lyrics by Simon Slater
Directed by Gemma Fairlie
Casting Director: Sarah Hughes CDG

Price: From £10

Sponsored by:

Cinderella Image
2 December - 31 December 2022

If ever a young girl needed a break, it’s Cinderella. She never gets a day off. She sleeps in the cellar and her clothes have more holes than clothes. And what of her dreams of freedom and adventure? Well, they’re just dreams.

Until one night…

A deranged trainee fairy with a wonky wand turns up at the wrong house, utterly lost and eager to please. Next thing you know, she’s turning rodents into horses, lizards into servants and shoes into glass. Hang on, glass shoes!? Whose side is she on?!

But Cinders has the chance to be the belle of the ball… as long as she’s back before midnight. Will she get the adventure she’s always dreamed of? Or will her sisters spoil the perfect Christmas party?

This year the team that sailed you to Treasure Island, that took you up the Beanstalk and down the rabbit hole to Wonderland invite you to a madcap adventure filled with dastardly deeds, nutty mice and a pumpkin with a mind of its own! There’ll be songs, silliness and festive fun by the carriage-load.

Book before midnight to avoid being turned into a pumpkin!

Socially Distanced Performances
We understand that some audience members may feel more comfortable attending a performance with more space between themselves and other audience members, so we are pleased to offer a selection of socially distanced performances across the run of Cinderella. These are:

Fri 2 Dec, 7pm | Mon 5 Dec, 7pm | Sat 10 Dec, 1pm | Fri 16 Dec, 11am | Wed 21 Dec, 1pm | Thu 22 Dec, 1pm

Access Performances
Relaxed: Fri 16 Dec, 11am
Dementia Friendly (with captions): Wed 21 Dec, 1pm
Captioned: Wed 21 Dec, 7pm
BSL Signed and Audio Described: Thu 22 Dec, 1pm

Age guidance: 6+

Bookings of 4 or more receive 10% off when using promo code 'GROUP'.

Schools Performances

We are a Covid-secure venue with two industry standard marks recognising the comprehensive safety measures we have in place, and have a no-fuss refund policy if you need to self-isolate.

We are recommending our audiences continue wearing a face covering when moving around the building or watching a show or film, unless eating or drinking. You can find full details of our Covid safety measures here.


Friday 2 December 2022, 7.00pm

Saturday 3 December 2022, 7.00pm

Monday 5 December 2022, 7.00pm

Tuesday 6 December 2022, 7.00pm

Friday 9 December 2022, 7.00pm

Saturday 10 December 2022, 1.00pm

Saturday 10 December 2022, 6.00pm

Friday 16 December 2022, 11.00am

Friday 16 December 2022, 7.00pm

Saturday 17 December 2022, 1.00pm

Saturday 17 December 2022, 6.00pm

Tuesday 20 December 2022, 1.00pm

Wednesday 21 December 2022, 1.00pm

Wednesday 21 December 2022, 7.00pm

Thursday 22 December 2022, 1.00pm

Thursday 22 December 2022, 7.00pm

Friday 23 December 2022, 1.00pm

Friday 23 December 2022, 7.00pm

Saturday 24 December 2022, 1.00pm

Monday 26 December 2022, 7.00pm

Tuesday 27 December 2022, 1.00pm

Wednesday 28 December 2022, 1.00pm

Wednesday 28 December 2022, 7.00pm

Thursday 29 December 2022, 1.00pm

Thursday 29 December 2022, 7.00pm

Friday 30 December 2022, 1.00pm

Friday 30 December 2022, 7.00pm

Saturday 31 December 2022, 1.00pm

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Whitby-Scarborough-Filey Borough of Scarborough
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