Carley’s beautiful role

West End actress Carley Stenson, of Billinge
West End actress Carley Stenson, of Billinge

CARLEY Stenson is all glamour and grace as she has been cast in Beauty and The Beast.

The ex-Hollyoaks actress, who lived in Billinge, is to star as Malevolent in a panto version of the classic fairtytale at Eastbourne Theatre, from December 1 to January 11.

Writer and director Chris Jordan said: “To have someone as experienced on the musical stage as Carley cast in Beauty and the Beast is just fantastic.

“I know she’ll work really well alongside Emily Bull as Beauty who has also appeared in many West-End hits including Les Miserables, Grease and Sweeney Todd.”

Carley’s recent roles include playing Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical, Elle Woods in Legally Blonde and the Lady of the Lake in Spamalot.