Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On (1986)

UK, 25 December
76m 30s
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British fantasy television special directed by Jon Scoffield.

Plot Summary

A new adaptation of the :Category:|pantomime.


Director: Jon Scoffield
Central Independent Television
Producer: Jon Scoffield
Associate Producer: Nigel Crowle
Written by: Barry Cryer, Dick Vosburgh
Music: Laurie Holloway, Keith Strachen
Music Director: Laurie Holloway
Designer: Richard Plumb
Choreography: Nigel Lythgoe

William Rushton (narrator)
Danny La Rue (stepmother)
Roy Kinnear (Baron Hardup)
Cheryl Baker (Cinderella)
Jimmy Cricket (Buttons)
Michael Howe (Prince Charming)
Brian Murphy (Amnesia)
Roy Hudd (Magnesia)
Faith Brown (fairy godmother)
Brian Conley (Dandini)
John Wells (Denis Thatcher)
Steve Nallon (Maggie Thatcher)
Roy Walker (brokers man)
Basil Brush (himself)
Les Dennis (brokers man)
Bob Carolgees (himself)
Ross Davidson (himself)
Mike Reid (Major D'Omo)
Judith Chalmers (herself)
Shaw Taylor (himself)
Jim Bowen (game show host)
Caroline Munro (game show hostess)



  • Caroline Munro, First Lady of Fantasy: A Complete Annotated Record of Film and Television Appearances by Robert Michael “Bobb” Cotter pp.91-92 – credits, synopsis, review

Other sources

  • BFI Southbank Guide December 2019 p.40 – illustrated listing