Mirror, Mirror On The Wall (2021)

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Poster by Bryon Fear

An adaptation of Snow White by Audrey Lindsay

Directed by Jo Boniface

Performances: Thursday 9 – Sunday 12 and Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 2021; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays, Old Fire Station


Desperate to hold onto her title of the “fairest in the land”, the Wicked Queen’s jealous insecurities have even driven the Palace servants away. And now, despite the Mirror’s wise influence, the Queen feels her step-daughter is too beautiful to have around….

The story of Snow White is given a fresh slant in this adaptation, written especially for South London Theatre by member Audrey Lindsay.




Special thanks to: Mark Ireson, Graham Clements, Barry Heselden, Audrey Lindsay, Will Howells, John Winters, Caroline Beckett, Caroline Ferry, The Hampstead Theatre Team, The Swive cast and crew, Teresa Donoghue, The SLT Wardrobe Team and our army of volunteers in Front of House, Box Office and Bar.


Congrats to Mirror Mirror. It’s a sharp, funny script with some clever subtle touches, well realised through an admirable cast and some canny direction. Look out for pleasingly modern pronouns, a nod to the Sussexes, and the kind of stunt that would infuriate PETA. Just what Christmas is all about.

Peter Stevens

It was everything you could want from a Christmas show - creative, silly, engaging. Full of boos, hisses and laughs. I thoroughly enjoyed it. But it was seeing the reaction of the younger members of the audience that really blew me away. That's when you remember how magical theatre is. And what an important part we play in our community. And when you think about the additional Sunday morning performance that the team put on, and the families who otherwise probably wouldn't get to see any theatre, you realise how special SLT is.

Simon Gleisner

Been way too long since I’ve been down and brought back lovely memories; not least an urge to be involved in theatre again! So all credit to you all… Loved the show. Well done Anna Callender especially but you were all fab. Giselle you were truly horrible! Caroline Durant played the most lovely gardener

Emma Hillman

Thanks for a lovely afternoon to all the Mirror Mirror gang. Giselle Parker was perfectly cast, an awesome wicked queen, can't wait to see more of her on our SLT stage. I now feel set up for Christmas

Charlotte Benstead

From the West Norwood Local Facebook group:

I took my girls to see Mirror Mirror at the SLT last night. We had such a good night. Highly recommended and it is suitable from 5 years and up. Please do go support them if you can. I had my daughter and her friend who are just turned 5 and they kept looking over and talking to them throughout it was so lovely


We went last weekend had a fantastic time. And the narrator gets all the kids involved which is really really good.

And finally, a word from the writer:

To the cast of "Mirror, Mirror" - thank you for all your efforts bringing my written characters to such vividly entertaining life. I absolutely loved watching you and the imaginative, amusing touches you brought to everything you did. I think you are all brilliant! And Jo Boniface - what can I say? You're an absolute star and your instincts are fantastic. Team Mirror, go, go, GO !! xxx

Audrey Lindsay


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See Also

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External Links

SLT podcast - writer Audrey Lindsay discusses the play, Christmas and more