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The Winter Gardens Blackpool and Charming Pantomimes announced today that it will search for ‘Cinderella’ through self-isolation audition tapes sent by performers across the UK to star in Blackpool’s biggest ever family pantomime this Christmas. CINDERELLA will play at the Opera House Blackpool from Sunday 13 December to Sunday 3 January 2021.

The producers of the show are looking for someone aged 18-30, eligible to work in the UK, who embodies all of Cinderella’s characteristics including being full of positive energy, is hardworking, kind-hearted and a true role model for all the ‘Cinderellas’ that will be watching in the the audience. The lead will be a triple threat and must be able to lead the show singing, dancing and acting for multiple performances each week.


  • You must be 18 or over at the time of posting your video
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Be available to perform in Blackpool for the entirety of the rehearsals and run (23 November 2020 – 3 January 2021)
  • We will check proof of D.O.B and legal right to work before invited to final audition in person.


  • Cinderella is full of positive energy and liked by everyone in the town. She's a hardworker, kind-hearted, and not afraid to stand up for what is good: a true role model for other ‘Cinderella’s’ watching in our audience.
  • Our Cinders will be a triple threat, able to lead the show with singing, acting and dancing for multiple performances each week.
  • Any height and ethnicity welcome to apply.
  • Playing age of 18-30.


  • To qualify for submission you must tag your video with our special panto channel: @BlackpoolPanto (Twitter) and @BlackpoolPantomimes (Facebook and Instagram).

  • By submitting your video you have agreed to adhere to the conditions in this document.

  • By posting a video in application you confirm that you are aged 18 years or older at the time of posting, and consent to the casting team viewing a form of legal photo ID which includes D.O.B if called in for audition.
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted directly for further info and invited to audition, and we cannot offer feedback.
  • If you are applying via Facebook, please remember to change your privacy/sharing settings for the audition post only, so our social media and creative teams can view it properly.
  • By submitting your video, you automatically grant permissions for Blackpool Panto and Winter Gardens Blackpool to use your audition video for promotional, sales and marketing purposes without further permissions.

Download the audition material here.


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