It has been announced that the Strictly Come Dancing star will be starring in Richmond Theatre’s production of Cinderella.

Richmond Theatre have announced that Anton Du Beke is set to star in its Christmas pantomime Cinderella as Buttons when the production begins performances from the 3rd December.

Best known for his role on strictly Come Dancing, Anton Du Beke is now to make his pantomime debut in the production, with further casting yet to be announced.

Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect, Cinderella is a laugh-out-loud comedy, with stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Join Cinderella as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming.

Cinderella is produced by Crossroads Pantomimes, the World’s biggest pantomime producer whose Chief Executive Michael Harrison said: “ I am so thrilled to have Anton making his panto debut with us in Richmond this year. Not only is Anton a star in the ballroom but his charm and persona will also make him a fantastic addition to this show. I am positive the audiences of Richmond will be delighted to have Anton headlining the pantomime this year and we can’t wait to see him on that stage”

Talking about joining the cast for the production, Anton Du Beke said: “My first ever panto and I’m absolutely delighted to be Buttons at the wonderful Richmond Theatre, see you there my loves!”

Cinderella will play at Richmond Theatre from the 3rd December until the 2nd January 2022.