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Noel Byrne and Antonia Christophers star in Manalive! EMN-170314-143328001
Noel Byrne and Antonia Christophers star in Manalive! EMN-170314-143328001

Award-winning production company Box Tale Soup are coming to Alford Corn Exchange.

Box Tale Soup present Manalive! this Friday, March 24, at the Market Place venue.

They have previously won an Argus Angel award for artistic excellence at Brighton Fringe and Best Show for Families at Buxton Fringe.

Manalive! tells the story of Beacon House, a broken-down boarding establishment. It has been adapted from Manalive by G. K. Cheserton and the show has been written and commissioned by Everyman Theatre.

The show features two performers alongside a cast of homemade puppets.

Noel Byrne has previously appeared in Doctor Who and The One Show, while Antonia Christophers has appeared in Game of Thrones and The Hour.

The show starts at 8pm.

Tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £6.50 for under 16s, from JB Flowers, in South Street on 01507 436666.