Evacuees invited to matinee performance of Carrie’s War

Carri's War

Carri's War

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If you spotted three evacuees on Lancaster Station recently – don’t worry, war hasn’t been declared.

Katherine Ferguson, Finley Clifton and David Lowe were getting into the mood for playing the leading roles in a forthcoming production of Carrie’s War at the Grand Theatre.

Lancaster Footlights, who are staging the play, are offering free tickets. They would like to invite anyone who was evacuated during the war, to be their guest at the matinee performance at 2.30pm on Saturday July 6.

If you fit the bill – or you know someone who does, please contact the box office on 01524 845230 or call in to the theatre between 10am and 3pm. Based on a novel by Nina Bawden,the play tells the story of Carrie Willow who has to leave her comfortable London home and go to live in the house of Welsh shopkeeper, Mr Evans.

This is Footlights’ annual family show which will appeal to all ages.

Featuring a large cast of children and adults, it will include many exciting technical innovations. Tickets are on sale now and there will be free ticket for every ten booked for groups. Footlights members are running educational workshops for any school making a booking.

The play runs at the Grand Theatre from July 2-5 at 7.30pm ando n Saturday July 3 at 2.30pm. Tickets are £9/£8 conc. All tickets are £7 on the Tuesday evening. Telephone the box office or go online to www.lancastergrand.co.uk.