Win tickets to see The Jungle Book

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show

I WANNA be like you-hoo-hoo...More than 150 children from across the area attended auditions for the Bruce James production of The Jungle Book.During the informal fun-filled sessions, youngsters aged between eight and 16 were split into groups before completing a series of tasks including singing and dancing.After more than three hours, the final selection was made with 14 youngsters chosen to perform alongside Mowgli the man cub, Baloo the bear, Bagheera the panther and all the other well-known jungle characters on stage.Producer Bruce James said: "The auditions went very well and the standard was very high, making the final selection extremely difficult. However, I hope the children enjoyed themselves even if they didn't get a part, as they all performed well and should be proud of themselves."The musical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's famous story is being staged at The Playhouse, Weston, from February 22-24.Tickets, priced £7-£25, are available from the box office on 01934 645544.* The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, to offer one lucky readers the chance to each win a pair of tickets to see the show.To enter, please answer the following question: How many youngsters were chosen to perform in The Jungle Book at The Playhouse?* Closes: 9am on February 8. Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.

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