Cinderella Reviews Round-Up

Wednesday 6th December 2017

Our fabulously festive pantomime Cinderella by Kenneth Alan Taylor had its press night on Saturday 2 December and has received a phenomenal response from audiences and critics. Take a look at the reviews below.

Cinderella is running all the way until 20 January 2018 so there’s no excuse not to see it! Book your tickets now.

“Kenneth Alan Taylor’s Cinderella, raises the roof at Nottingham Playhouse with cheers so loud they can probably be heard in Derby”

The Guardian

“a wonderful world of magic, glitz, humour and fairy-tale romance” ★★★★

East Midlands Theatre

“… crowd-pleasing panto performed by a warm-hearted and lovable cast” ★★★★

The Stage

…a glorious array of outrageous costumes, beautiful dresses, a glittering golden carriage and stunning crystal slippers “

Nottingham Confidential

“Darren Southworth (Donna) and John Elkington (Bella) absolutely steal the show with their take of the Ugly Sisters”

Hey What’s On Notts

“…good spirits, sly humour, sparkling design and unabashed enthusiasm”

Exeunt Magazine

“Gently bawdy, friendly, gaudy and lots of Christmassy fun”


“Magical and warming with a bucket-load of Nottingham spirit”

Impact Magazine

“it was a real fairy tale”

What’s Good to Do

“just the ticket to start Christmas”

Burton Mail

“It had everything you want from a panto”

Nottingham Live

“brilliance, splendour, and lustre”

Theatre World Internet Magazine

“you’re in for a hilarious night that will have you leaving the theatre with a huge smile on your face”

Lights, Camera and a 9 to 5

Our audiences have loved it too…

The audience response to the production has been equally positive. Check out some of the tweets we’ve received below.