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PUBLISHED: 09:56 08 February 2006 | UPDATED: 08:58 24 May 2010

BRUCE James Productions returns to The Playhouse, Weston, later this month with the children's musical adaptation of Treasure Island. The panto-style musical, which features a superb professional cast, colourful costumes and spectacular scenery, follows t

BRUCE James Productions returns to The Playhouse, Weston, later this month with the children's musical adaptation of Treasure Island.The panto-style musical, which features a superb professional cast, colourful costumes and spectacular scenery, follows the famous story written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Following open auditions in January which attracted more than 150 youngsters from across the region, 27 local schoolchildren aged between nine and 16 have been chosen to feature in the sparkling adaptation.The captivating tale will be brought to life during half-term week. Performances take place at 11am and 3pm on February 16 and 17 and 3pm and 7pm on February 18. Tickets, priced £8 for adults and £7 for children, are available from the box office on 01934 645544.Win ticketsn The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show.To enter, please answer the following question:Who wrote Treasure Island?Send your answers on a postcard along with your name, address and, if possible, a daytime telephone number, to: Treasure Island Competition, Weston & Somerset Mercury, 32 Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1LW by 10am on February 9.Usual Archant Regional Ltd rules apply and the editor's decision is final.

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