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Asked by a beggar if he has any change, toff, George Balfour replies: "Sorry, I've only got notes."

There is a lot of humour in Posh.

Corvus Amateur Drama Society members have been busy putting the final touches to their contribution to this year's Royston Arts Festival - the iconic wartime drama, Flare Path by Terence Rattigan.

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An ocean of musical bohemia cascaded over Saffron Hall this week.

This is a perfect piece of theatre.

Miles Jupp sails seamlessly through James Kettle's exquisite writing. This is a finely balanced filigree of comedy and tragedy. Jupp moves from humour to sadness, to wistfulness to bombast, and back over all three, effortlessly. He is magical.

This homage to the series of six Enid Blyton books written between 1946 and 1951 is packed full of songs with good tunes. It has a young cast brimming with talent - which they lend to the show to spice it up.

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