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Redbridge’s first festival of professional theatre launches this week

14:09 17 June 2014

Redbridge Drama Centre are hosting their first festival of professional theatre, which will go on over 10 days this month

Redbridge Drama Centre are hosting their first festival of professional theatre, which will go on over 10 days this month

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The borough’s first festival of professional theatre kicks off on Thursday.

Theatre Ad Infinitum, who are performing a preview of their brand new show Light and also performing Odyssey. They are an award-winning, associate company of Redbridge Drama Centre. [Picture: Theatre Ad Infinitum]Theatre Ad Infinitum, who are performing a preview of their brand new show Light and also performing Odyssey. They are an award-winning, associate company of Redbridge Drama Centre. [Picture: Theatre Ad Infinitum]

The Labyrinth Festival of Theatre will open with AndOn Theatre’s Bits and Box, which will be staged from 5.30pm at the Kenneth More Theatre, in Oakfield Road, Ilford.

From 6pm, Redbridge Drama Centre, in Churchfields, South Woodford, will present the original production Heydays from The Paper Birds.

The show, featuring residents aged 55 and over, will commemorate the First World War by looking back at the last 100 years in the borough.

Heydays will also be performed at the same time and place on Friday.

Theatre Ad Infinitum, who are performing a preview of their brand new show Light and also performing Odyssey. They are an award-winning, associate company of Redbridge Drama Centre. [Picture: Theatre Ad Infinitum]Theatre Ad Infinitum, who are performing a preview of their brand new show Light and also performing Odyssey. They are an award-winning, associate company of Redbridge Drama Centre. [Picture: Theatre Ad Infinitum]

The festival will run until June 29, with shows for both adults and children.

To view the full programme, visit redbridgedramacentre.co.uk.

Read more:

Redbridge’s first professional theatre festival set to entertain residents

First World War centenary: Theatre production will look back at last 100 years in Redbridge

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