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November treats at Frome’s Memorial Theatre

IF you enjoy classic ballet there is a treat awaiting you at the Memorial this November.

The Nutcracker – Russian Ballet – will be performed by the State Ballet Academy of Minsk on Friday 8th November at 7.30pm.

This is a ballet classic for the whole family. Join the Memorial for an unforgettable journey in the run-up to Christmas and be part as the magic unfolds.

The premieres of The Nutcracker transforms the classical ballet into a fairy-tale. Featuring timeless score from incredible composer Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker is a certified Russian classic, replete with evocative music and beautiful dance. This ballet has captured the imagination of many generations over the years and continues to attract audiences worldwide, full of mystery and romance.

The Christmas story is based on ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ written by E.T.A. Hoffmann. It tells the story of Marie, a rather sad little girl, whose godfather Drosselmeier gives her a Nutcracker doll as a present on Christmas Eve which turns into a prince and the magic starts…

The Nutcracker is considered by many to be one of the greatest classical ballets of all time!

Ticket Prices – £20.00 Concessions in stalls £18.00.

Or perhaps a night of comedy would be more to your taste. Chris Ramsey will be appearing at the Memorial on Friday 15th November at 8.00pm.

Star of BBC Two’s sitcom ‘Hebburn’, co-starring Vic Reeves, and series regular on ‘Celebrity Juice’ (ITV2), Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated Chris Ramsey is set to embark on a brand new national tour from 9th November’, following the success of his 2012 twice-extended sell-out tour ‘Feeling Lucky’.

After being thrown off Sky’s ‘Soccer AM’ for what he thought was an innocuous comment, Chris Ramsey started to wonder whether he might actually be ‘the most dangerous man on Saturday morning television’. He discovers what happens when you say the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time.

This year Chris Ramsey will star in the second series of critically-acclaimed sitcom ‘Hebburn’ returning to BBC2 later this year, which peaked at over two million viewers. Also Chris piloted his own show for the BBC with Avalon Television about the world of social media and now has over 200,000 followers on Twitter. Chris is supported on tour by Carl Hutchinson a fast rising star in the comedy world. Tickets £16.50.

Box office tel: 01373 462795, open between 9.30am and 1.00pm – www.fromememorialthe atre.org.uk.