CAT Theatre Company set to take Ely back to 1837 London with their latest performance of Oliver!

PUBLISHED: 15:25 20 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:25 20 November 2017

CAT Theatre Company are taking Ely back to 1837 London with their latest production of Oliver! PHOTO: Mike Rouse

CAT Theatre Company are taking Ely back to 1837 London with their latest production of Oliver! PHOTO: Mike Rouse

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Members of Ely’s musical theatre company, CAT, are gearing up to perform ‘Oliver!’ at The Maltings in Ely.

CAT Theatre Company are taking Ely back to 1837 London with their latest production of Oliver! PHOTO: Mike Rouse CAT Theatre Company are taking Ely back to 1837 London with their latest production of Oliver! PHOTO: Mike Rouse

This year’s show was chosen by Jess Wildman, who is making her directional debut with the CAT group.

Oliver tells the story of young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and - most importantly - for love.

The family friendly musical will be performed on Thursday November 30 and Friday December 1 at 7.30pm, on Saturday December 2 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, and the last performance is on Sunday December 3 at 2.30pm.

Thursday’s performance will be interpreted into British sign language for deaf and hard of hearing audience members who sign.

Jess said: “Oliver! Is such a well-loved show, with rousing dance numbers through to emotional solos. It’s got everything you could want from a production.

“Our cast this year is just brilliant: enthusiastic, packed with talent, and all really lovely to be working with.

“We can’t wait to bring the show to the stage.”

Tickets, £12 for adults and £10 for under 10s, are available from Burrow’s Bookshop in Ely or at www.ticketsource.co.ukcately

The doors will open 30 minutes before each performance.

If you need more information contact CAT Theatre Company at cattheatreco@outlook.com or visit www.cattheatrecompany.co.uk

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