Soham’s Viva Youth Group received a surprise message from none other than Andrew Lloyd Webber wishing them good luck for their upcoming performance of The Phantom of the Opera.
The group, made up of 50 young people aged from 11 to 25 years old, were delighted to receive a letter and music box from the award-winning composer, who penned the popular musical in 1986.
A spokeswoman for Viva said: “They were all over the moon to be recognised by this big name and they cannot wait to show the community what they have been rehearsing.”
The theatre group has also been celebrating after being awarded £750 from the High Sheriff’s Award Scheme.
Above ... The cast and crew of The Phantom of the Opera, which will be performed at The Brook from Wednesday, March 5, to Saturday, March 8. Tickets cost from £10 to £12. Call the box office on 01353 722228.