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Gallery: Students at Thurston Community College get top grades for school production

14:21 28 February 2014

Thurston Community College students rehearse for their production of 'We Will Rock You'

Thurston Community College students rehearse for their production of 'We Will Rock You'

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Talented teenagers in west Suffolk are enjoying their own school of rock this week as their annual production scores top marks.

Students across all years at Thurston Community College have taken part in this year’s production of We Will Rock You, the musical by Queen and Ben Elton.

Having held successful shows on Wednesday and Thursday - which received rave reviews from parents and teachers alike - the youngsters will bring the curtain down on their production tonight and tomorrow, with a matinee performance tomorrow afternoon followed by a sold-out show.

Leading man Robbie Noonan, who plays Galileo, has featured for a number of amateur companies across Suffolk and hopes to pursue a career in musical theatre, while a number of the show’s other stars are members of the LMA Stage School.

Languages teacher Kevin Fisk is also reprising the role of Pop - a role he first held in the school’s previous production of We Will Rock You five years a go.

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Highways England chiefs have said continuing high winds mean the main Orwell crossing will stay shut as people try to make their way home this evening.

Rush hour rail travellers at Ipswich, Stowmarket and Colchester stations, as well as all along the East Suffolk Line, are being frustrated by disruption caused by Storm Doris.

UK Power Networks is working to restore power to thousands of homes across East Anglia after damage caused by today’s high winds.

Campaigners in Suffolk are urging MPs to back a ground-breaking European treaty that aims to eradicate domestic violence against women and girls.

Suffolk police have received more than 130 weather related calls reporting fallen trees and downed power cables as Storm Doris blasts the country.

Colchester’s MP has reported what he describes as “vile” abuse to the Metropolitan Police.

Corgi toys, Ipswich Town autographs and Aboriginal art were among a huge assortment of items brought along as popular BBC One antiques programme Flog It filmed in Suffolk.

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