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Theatre costume - Theatre costume worn by Peter Robbins in Cinderella
  • Theatre costume worn by Peter Robbins in Cinderella
    Ellacott, Nigel
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Theatre costume worn by Peter Robbins in Cinderella

  • Object:

    Theatre costume

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.2001 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ellacott, Nigel (designer)
    Brice, Margaret (maker)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Nigel Ellacott

  • Museum number:

    S.932:1 to 5-2017

  • Gallery location:

    Theatre & Performance, Room 105, case 10 []

One of a pair of dresses designed by Nigel Ellacott to be worn by Peter Robbins as one of the Ugly Sisters in the ballroom scene of Cinderella. Peter Robbins and Nigel Ellacott performed with each other as Ugly Sisters for over twenty-five years, and may be the longest-running Ugly Sister partnership in the history of pantomime.

Physical description

Costume comprising a pink ballgown worn over a crinoline underskirt, decorated with two sprays of ostrich feathers, and worn with a champagne- bucket wig

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca.2001 (made)


Ellacott, Nigel (designer)
Brice, Margaret (maker)


:, Weight: 0.9 kg Costume, weight, Width: 70 cm Costume, shoulder width, laid flat, Length: 62 cm Costume, collar to hem, laid flat

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Costume worn by Peter Robbins in the ballroom scene as one of the Ugly Sisters in Cinderella


Costumes; Pantomime; Cross-dressing; Entertainment & Leisure


Theatre and Performance Collection

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