Friday, November 08, 2019


Book tickets now for for Brigg Operatic Society's production of Annie at The Plowright Theatre, on Laneham Street, Scunthorpe.
Annie will be performed at the Plowright from Tuesday to Saturday, November 12 to 16, inclusive.
The venue's management says: "Please note the Saturday matinee performance is almost sold out."
It adds: "Come and join us in this adventure full of singing, dancing and family fun!
"Annie is a lone cheery spirit at the Municipal Orphanage, determined to find her parents and escape the clutches of Miss Hannigan. But will Hannigan and her no-good brother's dastardly plans ruin Annie's dreams of tomorrow?"
Overseeing the production are: Director - Trudi Jackson; Musical Director - Liam Fletcher; Choreographers - Betsie Brader & Amy Wilson.
Book now online through this link... 
Alternatively, call The Box Office on 0844 8440444.
Brigg Amateur Operatic Society now stages its productions at Scunthorpe's Plowright - a venue named after famous Brigg-born actress Dame Joan (Lady Olivier).
However, for many decades its used Brigg Corn Exchange until that building was demolished when it switched to Vale of Ancholme School, now the Vale Academy.
Long-serving member Peter Bell compiled a wonderful book in 2003 about the society's history (front cover seen above).
Peter worked for the Lincolnshire Times newspaper in Brigg and played football for Brigg Town - on the old Brocklesby Ox ground - and hockey for Brigg until his late 50s.

Rob Jordan will be providing the music at the Woolpack Hotel in Brigg Market Place on Saturday, November 9, from 9pm. Free admission.
Entries for the next North Lincolnshire Music & Drama Festival can be submitted at a signing session on Saturday, November 9 at Brigg Library, in the Angel building off the Market Place, between 10am and 1pm.

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