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Cinderella characters

The principal characters you'll encounter while watching Cinderella.

Martha Leebolt as Cinderella in Northern Ballet's Cinderella. Photo Bill Cooper.


A lonely young woman who is forced to become a servant for her Stepmother after her Father’s untimely death. She longs to be accepted for who she really is.

Count Serbrenska

Cinderella’s Father, a loving parent who dies tragically at a picnic in the countryside of Moscow.

The Stepmother

Cinderella’s Stepmother who, overcome with sadness and grief, blames Cinderella for the Count’s death and forces her to become her servant.

Natasha and Sophia

Cinderella’s Stepsisters. They are jealous of the attention Cinderella receives and, under their mother’s orders, are not allowed to have anything to do with Cinderella.

Prince and Princess Mulakov

Parents to Prince Mikhail and good friends of Count Serbrenska, they were at the picnic on the terrible day of the Count’s death. They host the ball where the Prince first asks Cinderella to dance.

Prince Mikhail

The Prince who falls in love with Cinderella at the winter ball and, with only her crystal slipper as a clue, searches high and low for the mysterious girl for whom the shoe will fit.


Prince Mikhail’s best friend who tries to stop Cinderella’s Stepmother interfering at the ball and helps the Prince in his search to find Cinderella after she leaves behind her crystal slipper.

The Magician

Moved by Cinderella’s kindness, the Magician insists Cinderella will go to the ball and uses his amazing magic to conjure a beautiful sleigh which transports Cinderella,  under a starlit sky, to the winter ball.

Photos Bill Cooper.

Touring to

This production is not currently on tour. Take a look at our national tour listings to see what we're performing and where.

Previously toured to...

Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
0114 249 6000
Manchester Palace Theatre
0844 871 3019
Belfast Grand Opera House
028 9024 1919
Newcastle Theatre Royal
08448 11 21 21
Norwich Theatre Royal
01603 630 000
Cardiff New Theatre
029 2087 8889
Hull New Theatre
01482 300 300
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
0131 529 6000
Leeds Grand Theatre
0844 848 2700

This table displays past performances of this production.