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Christopher Wright as James Kenyon and Gareth Cassidy as Sagar Mitchell.
Christopher Wright as James Kenyon and Gareth Cassidy as Sagar Mitchell.

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Edwardian elegance and entertainment are promised when The Dukes stages a charity gala performance of its new play this Friday, April 25.

Guests will be encouraged to dress to impress at the special showing of The Life and Times of Mitchell & Kenyon.

Edwardian host for the night is actor Nick Camm who will welcome guests into The Dukes’ Café Bar which will be decked out to suit the era and where free fizz will be on offerBlackpool entertainer Fran Lee will perform a variety of well known music hall songs in the bar.

After the show, guests will be encouraged to join a singsong around the piano and pose for pictures Edwardian style. Tickets for the Gala Night are £30, call 01524 598500.

Stunning life-sized puppetry and original live music will help tell the story of two unlikely friends at opposite ends of their lives this May at The Dukes.

Killing Roger will be performed at the Lancaster theatre on May 15 as part of a national tour and following 5-star runs in London and Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

This new play, recommended for anyone aged 13 plus, explores assisted dying - one of the most important dilemmas of our generation. Inspired by prize winning author L.W. Illsley’s personal experiences of Hodgkin’s disease and the care industry,

Killing Roger tells the moving, poignant yet humorous tale of an old man and a boy, Roger and Billy.

Tickets are priced £14/£12 concessions (includes £1 per ticket fee when booking online at www.dukes-lancaster.org) or call 01524 598500.