The whole cast, which includes Paul O’Grady (The Wicked Stepmother), Amanda Holden (The Fairy Godmother), Julian Clary (Dandini), Nigel Havers (Lord Chamberlain), Paul Zerdin (Buttons), Count Arthur Strong (Baron Hardup), Lee Mead (Prince Charming) and Natasha J Barnes (Cinderella), are pictured.
The brand new pantomime began performances on 10th December 2016 and runs for five weeks only through to Sunday, 15th January 2017. An official opening is scheduled for this Wednesday, 14th December 2016.
The production marks the first time the historic London Palladium has staged a pantomime in nearly three decades. The venue was once synonymous with annual pantomimes from 1948-1987, with the last production 'Babes in the Wood' starring Dame Barbara Windsor and Cannon & Ball.
Produced by Nick Thomas and Michael Harrison for Qdos Entertainment, it is directed by Michael Harrison and co-directed and choreographed by Andrew Wright with designs by Ian Westbrook, costume designs for Paul O’Grady and Julian Clary by Hugh Durrant, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, projections by Duncan Mclean, sound by Gareth Owen, musical supervision and orchestration by Gary Hind, musical direction by Greg Arrowsmith and visual special effects by The Twins FX.