George Stiles and Anthony Drewe’s contemporary reworking of the Cinderella story set in the heart of London’s Soho is an enjoyable and good hearted musical that highlights the pair’s ability to craft an original score of memorable tunes stuffed full of witty rhymes. While slightly sophomoric in nature it is most successful in the more upbeat moments rather than its attempts at political satire... Read more
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Soho Cinders, The Union Theatre
A revival of Stiles and Drewe's musical reworking of the Cinderella story set in the heart of London's Soho. When impoverished launderette owner Robbie becomes romantically involved with engaged Mayoral candidate James Prince, his step-sisters become the least of his problems! James and Robbie’s worlds collide forcing them to fight for their own fairy-tale ending in this hilarious, satirical twist on the classic Cinderella story. The potent mix of politics, sex scandals and true love come together in this contemporary musical with an infections score that you’ll be humming long past the stroke of midnight!
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