Claudia Kariuki will play the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford from December 2 until January 7.

EastEnders and Detectorists favourite Lucy Benjamin stars as the Wicked Stepmother. Matt Pinches will play Ugly Stepsister Louise to Peter Gordon’s Thelma.

Clair Gleave will play Cinderella, Stanton Wright will be Prince Charming and the cast is completed by CBeebies star James Merry.

An Yvonne Arnaud Theatre spokesperson said: “A classic Yvonne Arnaud take on the original rags to riches tale, it will be the godmother of all pantos, full of slapstick and slosh, music and magic.”

For tickets, priced from £24 (children from £20), call 01483 440000 or visit