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Play telling story of a teenage mother coming to Preston

Posted on - 16th July, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Broadgate, Events, Preston City Centre, Things To Do
Ice Baby by Sarah Miller
Ice Baby by Sarah Miller

A play about being a teenage mother is coming to Preston.

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Ice Baby is written and performed by young people as part of Cumbria-based Ashton Group Theatre Factory’s Apprenticed Actors project.

It was first performed in 1997 and is being re-staged for the group’s 20th anniversary.

The play is about a 17-year-old mum, her baby, her mates and what happens to them one freezing winter night when they are visited by goblins.

Ashton Group’s stage manager George Floyd said: “We’re delighted to be coming back to The Continental.

“The commitment to our plays is evident, and the welcome and level of assistance given us by the staff makes it a performance space that we look forward to returning to each year.”

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The play is suitable for young people over the age of 14.

Ice Baby is on at The Continental in South Meadow Lane on Wednesday (19 July) from 6.30pm.

Tickets available via SeeTickets and £3.30 in advance.

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