Theatre preview: Cinderella: A Fairytale at The Unicorn

PUBLISHED: 16:22 28 November 2013 | UPDATED: 16:22 28 November 2013

Cinderella at The Unicorn

Cinderella at The Unicorn


A delightful retelling of the Grimm Brothers story sees Cinderella cast as a Tom Boy who climbs trees and wears a bowler hat, while the Prince is an asthmatic birdwatcher.

Cinderella at The UnicornCinderella at The Unicorn

Cinderella: A Fairytale at The Unicorn also replaces the traditional Ugly Step Sisters with an ugly Brother and Sister.

The critically-acclaimed show, which was nominated for an Olivier Award, combines live music with dance and puppetry and is suitable for those aged six and over.

A spokeswoman said: “It is great fun but also in true Grimm tradition, dark and deliciously scary at times.”

The show runs at the Unicorn in Tooley Street, London Bridge, until Sunday January 5 2014.

Tickets cost £22 for adults, £15 for concessions and under 21s, with a 20 per cent discount with the purchase of four tickets including one under 21s ticket.

On Friday December 13 and 20 December there will be a sleepover on the theatre’s stage following the show, with dinner and breakfast is included for £50.

To book see or call 020 7645 0560.

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