WILTSHIRE Creative has revealed its festive family show heading to Salisbury Playhouse.

Snow White and the Happy Ever After Beauty Salon by Mike Akers will open on December 8, with previews from December 3, and will run until December 31.

Directed by Gareth Machin, with music by Tayo Akinbode, lyrics by Mike Akers, and additional songs by Christopher Peake, the production will allow Wiltshire Creative to share some Christmas cheer with audiences this year following a revised performance plan.

The pantomime production of Cinderella will return next year instead. 

Wiltshire Creative's artistic director Gareth Machin said: "Mike Akers has created a wonderful Christmas present for all the family. Working with our brilliant pantomime creative team, I know we’ll be able to bring the show to life with laughter, colour and joy. I can’t wait to share this magical production with our audience."

Executive director Sebastian Warrack added: "Christmas is an incredibly important time for Wiltshire Creative and we know that Snow White will bring sparkle and fun, as we look forward to a bright New Year."

The production is set in a magical 1950s fairytale wonderland where young apprentice Snow is working hard in her Aunt Trish’s Beauty Salon.

She curls the tails of the three little pigs, sharpens the teeth of the Big Bad Wolf, and perfectly sets Prince Charming’s quiff.

But, suddenly stumbling upon Aunt Trish’s magic mirror puts Snow’s life in peril.

Priority booking for tickets is expected to open at the end of July.

Visit: wiltshirecreative.co.uk

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