Theatre company get in on the fundraising act by raising over £1,000 for local charities

PUBLISHED: 11:10 04 March 2016 | UPDATED: 15:17 04 March 2016

Dan Bell, and Katherine Hickmott from KD Theatre Productions present a cheque to Kelly Blades from Globals Make Some Noise and Mayor of Ely Liz Every, for the Mayor's Charity. Picture: Steve Williams.

Dan Bell, and Katherine Hickmott from KD Theatre Productions present a cheque to Kelly Blades from Globals Make Some Noise and Mayor of Ely Liz Every, for the Mayor's Charity. Picture: Steve Williams.

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Generous actors who put their scripts aside to hold bucket collections for a number of charities around Ely have raised over £1,000.

Dan Bell and Katherine Hickmott from KD Theatre Productions present a cheque to Mayor of Ely, Liz Every. Picture: Steve Williams.Dan Bell and Katherine Hickmott from KD Theatre Productions present a cheque to Mayor of Ely, Liz Every. Picture: Steve Williams.

KD Theatre Productions, the company behind the sell-out pantomime ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwafs’ at The Maltings, Ely, collected money for the various charities over the course of the pantomime’s Christmas run at the end of last year.

KD donated the funds to the ‘Mayor’s Charity,’ Heart FM’s charity ‘Global Make Some Noise,’ as well as some of the local primary schools who came to the pantomime to help cover their transport costs.

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.”

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

Dan Bell and Katherine Hickmott from KD Theatre Productions present a cheque to Kelly Blades from Globals Make Some Noise.  Picture: Steve Williams.Dan Bell and Katherine Hickmott from KD Theatre Productions present a cheque to Kelly Blades from Globals Make Some Noise. Picture: Steve Williams.

KD Theatre Productions are currently working on their professional Easter Pantomime ‘The Wizard of Oz’ which opens at The Maltings between the April 1 and 4 before setting off for a tour of the UK.

Tickets are already on sale for this the company’s Christmas Pantomime – Aladdin - at The Maltings, and if your charity would like to be considered for one of the chosen charities then email info@kdtheatre.co.uk or call 01638 781037.

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