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Actors shown doll’s house-sized model of set ahead of summer season

PUBLISHED: 14:24 17 July 2019 | UPDATED: 14:43 17 July 2019

Director Gillian King with a model of the stage set by designer Ian Sommerville.  Picture: Richard Batson

Director Gillian King with a model of the stage set by designer Ian Sommerville. Picture: Richard Batson

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The first wave of actors has rolled into a Norfolk seaside resort to prepare for the summer drama season.

Sheringham summer drama actors get a taste of the seafront ahead of rehearsals. Picture: Richard BatsonSheringham summer drama actors get a taste of the seafront ahead of rehearsals. Picture: Richard Batson

Sheringham is one of a handful of holiday towns still hosting a traditional summer repertory season - where a cast team tackles a variety of plays and roles.

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The curtain goes up on July 25 with the farce Funny Money, a fast-moving romp revolving around a briefcase stuffed with £750,000 in stolen cash.

Director Gillian King, a Sheringham summer season regular since 2013, said: "It is great to open the season with a classic Ray Cooney farce involving stolen money, wife-swapping and shady police."

The actors are rehearsing at the town's Lighthouse Church. They have been shown a doll's house-sized model of the set to help them visualise the drama. Funny Money runs from July 25-31.

For more information, call the box-office on 01263 822347, or visit www.sheringhamlittletheatre.com


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