The telling of a magical fairytale this winter will add an extra sparkle to Christmas.

This year's festive Bolton pantomime is the much loved story of Cinderella performed by some very well know faces.

The Albert Halls revealed its Christmas production with the message - 'don’t wait until the clock strikes midnight – get your tickets now!

Polka Dot Pantomimes is staging the production aimed at those who are three or 103 years old.

Cinderella will take to the stage from December 1 to 31.

The Bolton News: Albert Halls

A spokesman for the production teams said: "With 53 fun filled performances running throughout the Christmas holidays, audiences of all ages will be able to boo the wicked Ugly Sisters, laugh along with Buttons and watch our hero Prince Charming fall in love with the beautiful Cinderella.

"Pantomime at the Albert Halls is a wonderful experience for the whole family - and the entire team at Polka Dot are thrilled to be returning to present this year’s spellbinding production of Cinderella. This show promises to be the most spectacular pantomime ever staged in Bolton with a stunning set, dazzling costumes and some special Christmas magic including a flying coach to escort Cinderella to the ball! "There will be toe tapping tunes, plenty of surprises and lots of audience participation."

Coronation Street royalty Vicky Entwistle who played Janice Battersby, will weave her magic as Fairy Superior and comic legend Rollo will play the hilarious Buttons.

Returning for her third year is local actress Kelly Aaron as Cinderella who will be joined by Jordan Calloway as Prince Charming, Carl Thornley as Dandini and Lucy Rose Rollason as Fairy Flustered. UK Panto Award Nominees GArnon Davies and Gareth Mitchell complete the cast as the Ugly sisters!

To book tickets now by calling the box office on 0343 208 0500 or visit