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Winchester theatre company to star in BBC documentary
2:00pm Monday 13th January 2014 in News
A WINCHESTER theatre company will star in a BBC documentary later this month.
Growing Up Down’s is the incredible story of a group of young actors with Down’s Syndrome, who set out to create a touring production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
Along the way, the play begins to blur with their real lives, leading to romance, rows and revelations.
This funny, intimate and uplifting film is the first for broadcast by William Jessop, the brother of leading man Tommy.
Blue Apple Theatre, based in Romsey Road, is an ambitious theatre company which gives performers with learning disabilities the chance to bring high quality productions to a wide audience.
The documentary, directed by Will for Maverick TV, will be shown on BBC3 at 9pm on Tuesday, January 21.
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