Knowledge Identifier: $Cinderella
European folk tale embodying a myth-element of unjust oppression in Histoires ou contes du temps passé published by Charles Perrault in 1697, and by the Brothers Grimm in their folk tale collection Grimms Fairy Tales
Launched in 2004.
Countries: United Kingdom (54%), United States (27%), (4%)
Linked to: The Walt Disney Company, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Routledge
Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty - Rhodes-Flaherty played "Cinderella" in the 2005 Playhouse pantomime, and returned in 2006 to perform in the stage version of the BBC series "'Allo 'Allo"
Simon Grant - He appeared in pantomime "Cinderella" in Torquay over the 2006 and 2009 Christmas periods and as "Buttons" at the "Grand Opera House" York in 2007 and at the "Kings Theatre" in Southsea
Sandra Dickinson - She has played Queen Camilla in Carlisle pantomime production of "Snow White & the Seven Dwarves" in 2007, and in 2008 she played Fairy Godmother at the Towngate Theatre Basildon's production of "Cinderella" & once again in the 2009 Harlow Playhouse theatre production of "Cinderella" alongside her now husband Mark Osmond
Barney Harwood - From December 2007 to January 2008, Harwood appeared at The Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells as Buttons in "Cinderella"
Britt Ekland - She appeared in "Grumpy Old Women Live", in December 2007 participated in the Swedish reality show "Stjärnorna på slottet" along with Peter Stormare, Arja Saijonmaa, Jan Malmsjö and Magnus Härenstam, and in December 2007 and January 2008 she starred again in "Cinderella" at Swindon's Wyvern Theatre
Ben Nicholas - He performed in Cinderella in the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage from 1 December 2007 until 27 January 2008
Sean Wilson (actor) - He appeared in "Cinderella" at the Palace Theatre, Redditch from Dec 8, 2008 to Jan 4, 2009
Anna Karen - Karen has been a regular in pantomimes over the years, and played the Wicked Stepmother in "Cinderella" at the Millfield Theatre, at Christmas 2008
Luisana Lopilato - Lopilato starred alongside Rodrigo González and Sabrina Garciarena in the 2008 telenovela "Encandilados", made especially for cell-phones, and starred in the theatre play "La Cenicienta" with Rodrigo Guirao Díaz
Risa Niigaki - From August 6 until August 25, 2008, Morning Musume performed a version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella with the Takarazuka Revue, in which Niigaki starred as the Prince
Bernadette Nolan - Her latest theatre role will be in the 2009 Manchester Opera House pantomime "Cinderella", in which she will play the Fairy Godmother
Gethin Jones - From 4 December 2009 until 10 January 2010, Jones appeared as Prince Charming in the pantomime Cinderella at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
Gemma Bissix - In 2010 she appeared in pantomime again as "Cinderella" at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, and in Spring 2011, she appeared in the murder mystery theatre production, "Busybody"
Jimmy Osmond - From December 11, 2010 to January 2, 2011 Jimmy played Buttons in Cinderella at the White Rock Theatre in Hastings, and from December 16, 2011, to January 15, 2012, a role of Wishee Washee in Aladdin at Grand Theatre, Swansea
Jane McCarry - In 2011, McCarry played the Fairy Godmother in "Cinderella" at the Palace Theatre in Kilmarnock
Into the Woods (film) - With Disney's backing, an updated reading of the screenplay directed by Marshall, took place in October 2012, with Nina Arianda as the Baker's Wife, Victoria Clark as Cinderella's Mother/Granny/Giant, James Corden as the Baker, Donna Murphy as the Witch, Christine Baranski as Cinderella's Stepmother, Tammy Blanchard as Florinda, Ivan Hernandez as the Wolf, Megan Hilty as Lucinda, Cheyenne Jackson as Rapunzel's Prince, Allison Janney as Jack's Mother, Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Michael McGrath as Steward/Mysterious Man, Laura Osnes as Rapunzel, Tayl
Joe Tracini - Cinderella - Due to his filming schedule for "Hollyoaks", he again took a break from the pantomime stage in 2013, however having completed his work with the soap, he returned to the stage in November 2014, once again reprising the role of Buttons in "Cinderella" at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre alongside Julian Clary and "The X Factor " star Niki Evans
Emma Watson - In March 2013, it was reported that Watson was in negotiations to star as the titular character in a live-action Disney adaptation of "Cinderella"
Gillian Wright - Cinderella - From December 2013 to January 2014, she appeared as the Fairy Godmother in "Cinderella" at the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage
Stephen Mulhern - In December 2013, Stephen will be playing Buttons in Cinderella at the Hawth Crawley
Linda Gray - Over Christmas 2014, she will perform in pantomime in London, playing the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella
Anna Kendrick - She will appear as Cinderella in "Into the Woods", which is set to be released on December 25, 2014