Me & My Girl at The Playhouse
PUBLISHED: 14:03 29 October 2008 | UPDATED: 09:38 25 May 2010
PEARLY kings and queens will be dancing along to some show song favourites in Worle Operatic & Dramatic Society's (WODS) latest production, Me & My Girl. They
PEARLY kings and queens will be dancing along to some show song favourites in Worle Operatic & Dramatic Society's (WODS) latest production, Me & My Girl.They will perform Noel Gay's show at The Playhouse, Weston, from November 13-15.Following their award-nominated production of Oliver! last November, WODS enjoys a reputation for producing high quality entertainment. Set in the 1930s, the action follows the life of Bill Snibson, a Cockney barrow-boy descended from nobility.When he unexpectedly inherits an Earl's fortune it is conditional on him marrying somebody approved by his newfound stuffy relatives, who organise for Bill to be coached into a gentleman and to meet some appropriate partners.But Bill is already involved with a girl from his former life back in Lambeth. Will their love conquer the class divide?The popular show features a number of classic songs including Leaning On A Lamp Post, Lambeth Walk, The Sun Has Got His Hat On and Me and My Girl.More than 40 people will be performing in the production and both leading pairs, Sally and Bill and Jacqueline and Gerald, will be played by real-life couples.Performances will take place at 7.30pm, with a matinee on November 15 at 2.30pm.Tickets, priced £10-£12, are available from the box office on 01934 645544 or via www.theplayhouse.co.uk Family tickets are available. * The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer one lucky reader the chance to each win a pair of tickets to enjoy Me and My Girl. To enter, please answer the following question: Me and My Girl is set in which decade?* Closes: November 7. Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.
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