Live-action adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Subjected to cruelty and misery by her evil stepmother, Ella dreams of escaping her life and marrying a prince.
Magical Disney live-action version of the classic fairy tale, directed by Kenneth Branagh. Sweet, young Ella is suddenly the servant in her own home, put upon by her scheming stepmother and selfish stepsisters. A chance encounter with charming Kit, apparently an apprentice at the palace, makes Ella interested in going to a grand ball there, but her family refuse to let her attend.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
A Golden Childhood
Rich Beyond Reason
|Prince 'Kit'||Richard Madden|
|Fairy Godmother||Helena Bonham Carter|
|Grand Duke||Stellan Skarsgard|
|Ellas's Father||Ben Chaplin|
|Ella's Mother||Hayley Atwell|
|Royal Crier||Alex Macqueen|
|Master Phineus||Rob Brydon|
|Princess Chelina of Zaragosa||Jana Perez|