See pictures as SODS perform The Railway Children at Stowmarket’s The John Peel Centre

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John P

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John Peel Centre this week. Peter (14 year old Henry Skillern) tries to commun icate with Mr Szezcpansky (Frank Lea) PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Andy Abbott

The annual summer production in Stowmarket is underway, with families invited to see The Railway Children this week.

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John P

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John Peel Centre this week. Karen Rosario Ingerslev plays Mrs Perks PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Andy Abbott

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society (SODS) are performing Edith Nesbit’s best loved children’s book at the John Peel Centre until Saturday, August 26.

There are performances each evening at 7.30pm, with additional matinees on Thursday and Saturday at 2.30pm.

Early week performances are all sold out although there is still availability on Friday evening and for both performances on Saturday.

The play is being performed ‘in-the-round’, with the actors close to, and surrounded by, the audience which will be seated on all four sides of the acting area.

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John P

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John Peel Centre this week. PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Andy Abbott


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Tickets are £12, with concessions costing £10, and are available from The John Peel Centre box office on 01449 774678, which is open from 10am to 2pm Monday to Friday. You can book online at www.johnpeelcentre.com

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John P

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John Peel Centre this week. Bobbie played by Sharon Preece tries to prevent a train disaster PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Andy Abbott

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John P

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John Peel Centre this week. PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Andy Abbott

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John P

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John Peel Centre this week. Fourteen year old Henry Skillern plays Peter PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Andy Abbott

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John P

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John Peel Centre this week. Dzavid Lilley plays the Old Gentleman PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Andy Abbott

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John P

The Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society present The Railway Children in the round at the John Peel Centre this week. Phyllis played by Sophie Stagg PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Andy Abbott

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