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Discworld production to be performed across Somerset
6:05pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012 in Somerset
EXOTIC Klatch, teeming Ankh-Morpork, historic Genua and the mountain kingdom of Lancre - all these and more will be brought to life in Taunton Thespians' upcoming production of Terry Pratchett's Lords and Ladies.
Set in Discworld - a world sometimes spookily reminiscent of our own world where magic is real and creatures of myth and fairy tales exist - the story is set in a dreamy midsummer's night in the Kingdom of Lancre. But music and romance aren't the only things filling the air. Magic and mischief are afoot, threatening to spoil the royal wedding of King Verence and his favorite witch, Magrat Garlick, and soon it won't be just champagne that's flowing through the streets...
Sir Terry has written over 30 books set in Discworld and has a devoted following of fans across the world who relish his vivid imagination and comic creativity.
Taunton Thespians' outdoor touring production will be visiting Wincanton and other Somerset locations between June 12 and June 23. Why Wincanton? Sir Terry used to live in Somerset and Wincanton is twinned with the Discworld city of Ankh-Morpork.
The thespians will be performing at Bishop's Hull House, Nynehead Court (Wellington), The Mount Somerset Hotel (Henlade), Hartwood House (Crowcombe Heathfield), The Balsam Centre (Wincanton), Maunsel House (North Newton), Muchelney Abbey, The Museum of Somerset in Taunton and Cleeve Abbey (Washford).
Tickets are priced at £10 for adults, £9 for the over-60s, and £4 under-16s and the unemployed, with a £1 discount per ticket for each one bought in advance.
And to stop any worries about the weather, tickets are valid for any performance.
Tickets are on sale at the Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre (01823-283244), Taunton Tourist Information Centre (01823-336344) or online at www.tauntonthespians.org.uk