The modern adapter of Cinderella is faced with two questions. How to give agency to a central character who is subject not only to the cruelty of her adoptive family but also to the whims of a passing prince? And, in an egalitarian age, how not to suggest that the way to flee poverty is to marry into the ruling class?
Writer, director and Ugly Sister Barrie Hunter has answers to both in this classy show that combines the polish of storytelling theatre with the merry excesses of panto. [READ MORE]