A traditional pantomime performance of a fairy tale classic is coming to west Dorset.

Theatregoers are in for a treat with the Bridport Pantomime Players' enchanting retelling of Cinderella coming to the Electric Palace on South Street.

The show will run from Wednesday, January 31 to Saturday, February 3.

Directed by Greg Horton, organisers have labelled the show an ‘unforgettable performance filled with laughter, music and fun.’

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Guests will witness the rags-to-riches transformation of Cinderella, played by Jess Goldstone as she escapes the clutches of her wicked stepmother, Lady Gargoyle, and stepsisters Beyoncé and Britney- played by Amy Carlile, Holly Gibbs and Justine Gawen respectively.

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With the help of her Fairy Godmother, played by Hatti Amos, and her loyal friend Buttons, played by Amy Day, she sets out to prove that true love conquers all.

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King Hubert,and Queen Harriet, played by James Oldfield and newcomer Lauren Good, are determined to find their son, Prince Charming, a bride,

The role of the Prince is being undertaken by Johanna Leins, and will be assisted by his servant Gently, played by Alice Scadding.

Expect a few surprises thrown into this traditional tale, including a love machine, created by Professor Von Klaptrapp, played by Ross Hughes.

The Lyric School of Dancing will accompany the performance.

A spokesperson for the production said: “With the whole production’s engaging performances, vibrant costumes, and sensational dance routines, they will leave you wanting more.

"Be prepared to sing along, cheer for your favourite characters and become part of the action as the magic unfolds before your eyes.

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“This is a truly special experience for the whole family. Young and old will be delighted by the whimsical humour, heart-warming moments, and heartbreak.

"Our production is designed to entertain both the young and the young at heart, ensuring that everyone leaves with a smile on their face and a skip in their step.

“So be ready to embrace your inner child and embark on a journey that will leave you spellbound and banish the winter blues,” they added.

Tickets are £12.50 for adults, and £10 for children. Family tickets cost £40. To book visit the Electric Palace online box office at www.electricpalace.org.uk/theatre or call 01308 424901.