Local audiences raise more than £900 for charities over KD Theatre pantomime season

PUBLISHED: 10:25 10 February 2017 | UPDATED: 10:25 10 February 2017

Producer Daniel Bell, Mayor of Ely Councillor Ian Lindsay and two cast members at the cheque presentation. PHOTO Mike Rouse.

Producer Daniel Bell, Mayor of Ely Councillor Ian Lindsay and two cast members at the cheque presentation. PHOTO Mike Rouse.

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Ely group KD Theatre Productions raised £980 for charities by collecting money during their 'Aladdin' pantomime Christmas run at The Maltings.

KD donated the funds to the mayor’s charity, Make Some Noise and the Panto Bus Project, which helps fund the transport for the schools to attend the pantomime.

Producer Daniel Bell said: “It’s great to be associated with so many great causes.

“The pantomime is so well attended and so it’s great to raise the profile of the fantastic work these charities and organisations are doing.

“We are a firm believer of children visiting the theatre, and pantomime is often the first experience for a child so our Panto Bus Project helps with making the pantomime accessible to schools.”

As well as supporting the different charities, ‘Lisa’s Fund’ also held a fundraising stand over the course of the pantomime.

KD Theatre Productions is currently working on their professional Easter production ‘Treasure Island and the Caribbean Pirates’ which is at The Maltings between April 1 and 5 before touring around East Anglia.

For tickets visit www.kdtheatre.co.uk or call 01638 781037.

Tickets are also on sale for the company’s Christmas Pantomime ‘Beauty and the Beast’, also at The Maltings. If your charity would like to be considered as one of the chosen charities email daniel@kdtheatre.co.uk

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