Company patron and renowned comedian David Walliams said:
I took my mum to see @SirMattBourne ‘s stunning re-imaging of the ballet of #Cinderella tonight @Sadlers_Wells It’s set in London during the Blitz & is utter perfection. pic.twitter.com/CzE50KMbJw
— David Walliams (@davidwalliams) December 17, 2017
Presenter, author & broadcaster Jeremy Vine said:
Stunning Cinderella by @SirMattBourne at @Sadlers_Wells just opened — set in the Blitz — staging, costumes, special effects and DANCING all so powerful. And great for kids too
— Jeremy Vine (@theJeremyVine) December 17, 2017
Comedian, actress, writer and recent Strictly star Susan Calman said:
Well, Cinderella @Sadlers_Wells was just magnificent. What a glorious, brilliant thing. I also got to meet @SirMattBourne and I'm quite giddy as a result.
— Susan Calman (@SusanCalman) December 17, 2017
Actor and writer Mark Gatiss said:
Gorgeous Cinderella# @Sadlers_Wells Exquisite work as ever from @SirMattBourne , the company and the shades of Powell & Pressburger.
— Mark Gatiss (@Markgatiss) December 18, 2017
And actress Bonnie Langford retweeted the CEO of Society of London Theatre and Producer of the Olivier Awards Julian Bird:
Couldn’t have put it better myself. Xx💃🕺🎶🎄❤️ https://t.co/daoyZdXzCV
— Bonnie Langford (@bonnie_langford) December 18, 2017
Also on the red carpet was Lily James, Matt Smith, Louise Redknapp, Bruno Tonioli, Douglas Booth, Lulu and many others who you'll spot in our Gala Night Gallery alongside Matthew Bourne and our wonderful dancers past and present!
Cinderella will be at Sadler’s Wells until 27 January 2018 and then we’ll embark on our major UK tour.