Scarlett Moffatt to appear in Cinderella panto at Sunderland Empire

TV personality Scarlett Moffatt will be sprinkling some panto magic in Sunderland this Christmas.

The cast of Cinderella
The cast of Cinderella

It’s been announced that the Gogglebox star will be appearing as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella at Sunderland Empire which runs from December 13 – January 5.

Joining Scarlett will be cabaret comedian Miss Rory (aka Dan Cunningham) as the feisty Rorina Hardup, alongside Duncan Burt as her equally ugly sister Ruby.

Also starring are Nick Jnr’s Gemma Naylor (Go! Go! Go!) as Cinderella, ITV’s Superstars finalist Jon Moses as the Prince and Tom Whalley returns to the Empire as Buttons.

The fairytale classic is being brought to the stage by UK Productions.

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    Martin Dodd, producer, UK Productions said: “I am not only absolutely delighted to be bringing such a fabulous line up of stars to this year’s pantomime, but also that many of them are home grown in the North East.

    “There is only one place that they want to be for Christmas and that’s at home in the beautiful Sunderland Empire.”

    County durham-born Scarlett Moffatt has become a regular on screens since making the public laugh with her quick-witted humour on Gogglebox, before appearing on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, which saw her crowned Queen of the Jungle in 2016.

    Tickets for Cinderella are on sale now, available at the Box Office on High Street West, from the Ticket Centre on 0844 871 3022 or online at