A theatre school in Forest Gate is staging a show to raise money for this year's Newham Christmas Toy Appeal.

The Deborah Day Theatre School Trust will hold the festive performance at the Stratford Academy School, in Cheshunt Road, on December 18.

Doors open at 10.30am and the show starts at 11am. Tickets are £10 for adults and £5 for children, under fives go free.

There are raffle prizes to be won and refreshments will be served at the interval.

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All proceeds are going to The Kevin Jenkins OBE Newham Christmas Toy Appeal, by charity Ambition, Aspire, Achieve (AAA) in partnership with the Recorder.

Theatre Royal Stratford East has also agreed to act as a place where people can drop off new toys for the appeal, which they will then bring over to AAA’s main hub in Canning Town.

Angela Frost, box office manager, said: “When you’re in the area, buy some books or a board game or any toys before December 12 and bring it into us.

"Every child deserves a gift at Christmas.”

For tickets to the show, go to the trust’s website www.ddtst.com, phone 020 8502 6866 or email info@ddtst.com.

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