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PUBLISHED: 09:32 04 January 2012 | UPDATED: 20:51 20 February 2013

Laura Clements as Alice Fitzwarren, Jon Monie as Idle Jack, Naomi Wilkinson as Dick Whittington, Mark Moraghan as King Rat and Chris Harris as Sarah The Cook

Laura Clements as Alice Fitzwarren, Jon Monie as Idle Jack, Naomi Wilkinson as Dick Whittington, Mark Moraghan as King Rat and Chris Harris as Sarah The Cook

What's on around Somerset


BATH


World Premiere


Until 8 January


The egg theatre stages the world premiere production of a new musical comedy, The French Detective and the Blue Dog by award-winning Bristol-based writer Hattie Naylor. The family show, for audiences aged six and over, features the eggs favourite professional actors, local talent and a dog. This thrilling and comical adventure story will feature live music, songs and magic.


Call the Box Office on 01225 448844 or visit theatreroyal.org.uk


TAUNTON


Abba Forever


10 January


In tribute to Swedens most successful pop band, Abba Forever replicate Abbas incredible sound, look and energy, bringing back to life the popular tracks that made the band such a hit.


Accompanied by a six-piece band featuring electric and acoustic guitars, keyboard, pianos, drums and a bass guitar, this show is billed as a well polished and lightly humorous night out with lots of glitz and glamour.


Box office: 01823 283244; thebrewhouse.net


COSSINGTON


Recital


14 January


Celebrating their 10th anniversary in style, Cossington Concerts start this special year with the first of two pre-season concerts. Pianist Sanaz Sotoudeh performs songs by Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Wolf and others with three young singers. To ensure the 10th anniversary season is the best yet, Cossington Concerts are bringing back many of its audiences favourite musicians. Events take place throughout the year and in September an Austrian Schubertiad experience comes to the village with recitals of Schubert, Schumann, Strauss and Wolf, talks and walks and meals. Visit cossingtonconcerts.com; or call 01278 683777 for more details.


MILVERTON


Fine young talents


20 January


Three of the finest musicians of their generation will be performing in a Milverton Concert Society concert at Milverton Church.


All well established in their own right as soloists, they came together in 2009 as the Bacchus Trio to share their passion for music.


Between them they have won many major awards in the UK and beyond and have been described by a UK concert promoter as "an irresistible combination."


Thomas Gould, violin, Alasdair Beatson, piano and James Barralet will be presenting a programme from 8pm including music by Brahms, Liszt and Beethoven.


Box office: 01823 400200; milvertonconcerts.org


BREAN


Rally


28 & 29 January


The K&R Mitsubishi Stages Rally will be held at the Brean Leisure Park for the 16th consecutive year and promises to be as exciting as ever. Promoted by Club Rallysport West, the event will be the opening round of the Association of South Western Motor Clubs and the Cotswold Motor Sport Group Rally Championships. Among the entries for 2012 will be drivers out to defend their 2011 championship titles and start the new season in winning style. Keep up to date with all the rally news by visiting the website crswrallies.co.uk


BATH


31 January 5 February


The Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q returns to the Theatre Royal featuring the loveably hapless characters on a downtown New York Street who are trying to make sense of lifes burning issues. Not suitable for children under 12. The egg is the Theatre Royals award-winning theatre especially for children, young people and their families. Egg offerings during 2012 also include the bi-annual Shakespeare Unplugged Festival in February and March, Easter Holiday events, theatre productions and workshops. To find out more call the box office on 01225 448844 or visit the website at theatreroyal.org.uk


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