Spec-cat-ular: Chigwell theatre students get ready for Britain’s largest performance of Cats

The students will be joining thousands of others from around the country

The students will be joining thousands of others from around the country - Credit: Archant

Students are purr-fecting their paw-formance of smash hit West End musical Cats in preparation of one of Britain’s largest ever shows.

About 30 students from Chigwell will be making up the 3,000 strong ranks of the biggest performance of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

The students are from the Stagecoach Theatre Arts School which meets at Chigwell School, High Road and will be joined by other stage schools around the country.

Andrew Lloyd Webber said: ‘I’m absolutely thrilled that so many young people will be able to take part in this very special performance of Cats.”

The performance is being held at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham on March 24 in celebration of the theatre school chain’s 25th anniversary.