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Am-dram support for the Purfleet Trust, Players Oliver!

The King’s Lynn Players’ forthcoming production of Oliver! is full of great songs, dance numbers and colourful costumes but it’s easy to forget the story behind the book on which it is based.

Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist, was released in instalments between 1837 and 1839 to highlight the plight of workhouse children and poverty, leading many people to live on the streets.

They are also hoping to highlight a charity which deals with poverty in modern day life. The Purfleet Trust was set up in 1993 to provide help for single homeless people in West Norfolk.

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