Snow White cast announced!

Excitment is building for Salisbury Playhouse's 2021 family festive show.

Wilshire Creative has today announced the cast for Snow White and the Happy Ever After Beauty Salon.

Greg Barnett, Rebecca Cooper, Jake Mitchell, Martha Pothen and Consuela Rolle will lead the cast this year.

Behind the scenes, Gareth Machin will direct the show, that puts a contemporary spin on the classic Snow White story.

It will also feature music by Tayo Akinbode, lyrics by Mike Akers, and additional songs by Christopher Peake.

The production opens on 8th December, with previews from 3th December, and runs until 31st December. Book your tickets now!

To whet the appetitie even more, here's a bit more information about the lead cast this year:

Greg Barnett returns to Salisbury Playhouse to play the King and other roles – he previously appeared in Robin Hood. His other theatre credits include The Duchess of Malfi, The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich, Miss Littlewood (Royal Shakespeare Company), Fantastic Mr Fox (Nuffield Theatre/Lyric Hammersmith/UK tour), This Little Life of Mine, Thérèse Raquin (Park Theatre), Not Moses (Arts Theatre), A Christmas Carol (The Castle Theatre), These Trees Are Made of Blood (Southwark Playhouse), Making a Scene (National Theatre), The School for Scandal (Theatre Royal Bath), Swallows and Amazons (Vaudeville Theatre), 20th Century Boy (New Wolsey Theatre), Pushing up Poppies (Theatre503), Spend Spend Spend (Watermill Theatre/UK tour), Marry Me a Little (Everyman Cheltenham), Zorro (Garrick Theatre), White Liars (The Etcetera), Twelfth Night (Theatre Royal and Derngate), Sweeney Todd (UK tour), The Plantagenets Club (Young Vic) and Fiddler on the Roof (Courtyard Theatre). For television his work includes Jesus: His Life, Fleabag and Undercover; and for film, Bonobo, Hot Property and Common.

Rebecca Cooper returns to Salisbury Playhouse to play the Queen and other roles – she previously appeared in Her Naked Skin. Her other theatre credits include Lucid (Norwich Puppet Theatre), The Miracle (National Theatre), The Waltz of the Toreadors (Chichester Festival Theatre) and Shakespeare for Breakfast (Edinburgh Festival). For or television, her credits include Birds of a Feather, Being Human and Little Britain; and for film, Forget Me Not.

Jake Mitchell returns to Salisbury Playhouse to play Federico and other roles – he also appeared in The Tailor of Gloucester. His other theatre credits include Flat Out (Ovation Productions) and Alice in Wonderland (Immersion Theatre). His credits for television include Episodes and Doctors as featured character Sean Parsons.

Martha Pothen plays Trish and other roles. Her theatre credits include The Visit (National Theatre), Cold Feet and Bacon Sandwiches (Hampstead Theatre), Predrinks/Afterparty (Drayton Arms Theatre), Third Wheel (Deadpan Theatre/Bloomsbury Theatre), Privates on Parade (Union Theatre), Twilight Robbery (Barn Theatre Cirencester), Jew You Love Me? (Lion and Unicorn Theatre) and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Hackney Empire).  For television, her credits include, The Diary of My Broken Vagina.

Consuela Rolle plays Snow. Her theatre credits include The Worst Witch (Vaudeville Theatre/UK tour), Can’t Wait for Christmas (Orange Tree Theatre), The Wizard of Oz (Storyhouse Theatre) and The Wind in the Willows (Sixteenfeet Productions).  For television, her credits include Ball and Boe Back Together.

From family theatre to workshops and comedy nights, there is a lot to experience in Salisbury this Christmas. Head to the Experience Salisbury What's On pages to find all our festive events.

Christmas inspiration

03 - 31 Dec 21

Snow White and The Happy Ever After Beauty Salon

Join the festive fun at Salisbury Playhouse this Christmas.

03 Dec 21

The Snowman Including The Nutcracker​

The iconic Christmas movie is to be shown in Salisbury Cathedral once again with a live orchestra - three performances on Friday 3rd December at 2pm, 4pm and 7pm.

18 Dec 21

Festive Saturday Storytime

Join actor, musician and storyteller Iona Johnson as she takes you on a festive story time journey. Suitable for ages 3 to 6.   

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