With its comical Ugly Sisters, matchmaking fairy godmother, drop-dead-gorgeous Prince Charming, super-cute mice and fits-one-foot-only glass slipper, Cinderella can justifiably lay claim to being the most popular of all pantomimes.

This Lichfield Garrick version stars CBeebies' Rebecca Keatley as Cinders’ Fairy Godmother and sees the much-loved Sam Rabone making a welcome return to the venue to play comedy sidekick Buttons.

And given that he usually rouges-up to star as the pantomime Dame, we’re imagining Sam might well be looking forward to a festive season spent slipping into something a little more comfortable than an oversized frock and gargantuan wig!

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