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Jack getting set to climb his beanstalk on all new show

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: May 21, 2014

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JACK and the Beanstalk will be stopping off at a Staffordshire theatre next month.

The classic fairy tale is heading to the The MET Studio on Sunday, June 15 with lots of surprises, a gripping story and beautiful images as Jack sells his cow for five magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds.

Patrick Lynch, who stars in the show, has specialised in children’s theatre since 2003, after a wide-ranging career in theatre, television and film and academia.

He studied psychology at Glasgow University and then dramatherapy and worked for many years with special-needs groups.

He has worked extensively in Europe in theatre-forms like Commedia dell’Arte and clowning.

In the UK he has acted and directed for companies like Oily Cart and been a workshop and project leader for many organisations.

Since 2006 he has been presenting television programmes for the BBC on their channel Cbeebies.

Lyngo, who are putting on the show, is a UK based children’s theatre company with strong Italian connections. The group’s shows have delighted children and adults for more than 10 years with a unique mix of fun and beautiful imagery.

The show will be on twice at 11.30am and 1.30pm. Tickets £7 or £24 for a family ticket and can be booked by calling 01785 254653.

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