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The curtain will soon lift on St Margaret's Players' WWI centenary spring concert production in St Margaret's next week

12 March 2014
by Beth Robson

Keep Calm And Carry On Laughing! That’s the title of St Margaret’s Players’ next must-see production.

In honour of the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, the show doubles up as a spring concert that includes music and sketches covering the periods of both World wars.

Stepping back in time Grace Cox, James Snoad-Speck and Leonie Mercer in St Margaret's Players' latest production

Stepping back in time: Grace Cox, James Snoad-Speck and Leonie Mercer in St Margaret's Players' latest production

The curtain goes up next Thursday, March 20 and there will be two more performances in the days after.

Nadine Lawson, from St Margaret’s Players, said: “Audiences are encouraged to dress up in their best music hall or wartime outfits and come and sing-along with us.

Jackie Blanchard, Carol Clark, Tony Wilkins and Wendy Farrance are preparing for the curtain to go up next Thursday

Jackie Blanchard, Carol Clark, Tony Wilkins and Wendy Farrance are preparing for the curtain to go up next Thursday

“We have even reinstated the Players’ stunning original 1950s music hall backdrop, with a beautiful painting of the bay as it’s central theme.”

Performances start at 7.30pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 20 to 22 at St Margaret’s Hall, Reach Road, St Margaret’s-at-Cliffe.

St Margaret's Players Natalie Burton as Berlington Bertie with her music hall chorus.

St Margaret's Players: Natalie Burton as Berlington Bertie with her music hall chorus.

Tickets £8 available from The Village Post Office, The Village Shop, Marshall & Clarke.

Alternatively telephone 01304 852975.

Cabaret seating, refreshmetns will be available at the bar. Bring your own nibbles.

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