BBC man to direct Beauty and the Beast in Harborough

Annie Woodford, Linden Iliffe, Katie Sproston and James West during rehearsals for The Youth Theatre's forthcoming production, Disney's Beauty and The Beast
Annie Woodford, Linden Iliffe, Katie Sproston and James West during rehearsals for The Youth Theatre's forthcoming production, Disney's Beauty and The Beast

Market Harborough group The Youth Theatre is staging the tale as old as time, Disney’s Beauty and The Beast later this month.

The eight-show production is being directed by Harborough-based BBC writer Paul Williams.

A spokesman for the group said: “It promises to be a spectacular show suitable for the whole family.”

It is being performed at Harborough’s Welland Park Academy theatre, off Welland Park Road, at 2pm and 5pm on Saturday, at 1pm and 4.30pm this Sunday, at 7.30pm on Thursday, January 29, and Friday, January 30, and at 1pm and 4.30pm on Saturday, January 31.

Tickets are available from Synergy Dancewear, of 80 St Mary’s Road, Harborough, on the door where available or online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/theyouththeatre.

Tickets cost £10 for adults, £8 for pensioners, £7 for children or £28 for a family-of-four. Special rates for students are available mid-week. For more details call 07887 895 982.