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Theatre group celebrate success of sell-out Chitty Chitty Bang Bang run

PUBLISHED: 12:25 23 May 2019 | UPDATED: 13:16 23 May 2019

Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam Gooch

Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam Gooch

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An award-winning north Norfolk theatrical society are celebrating the success of their latest production.

Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam GoochFakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam Gooch

The cast of over 40 members of the Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) saw their six sold out performances of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang receive standing ovations during its run from Tuesday, May 14 to Saturday, May 18.

The show, which was the East Anglian amateur premiere of the musical, at Fakenham's community centre, was FADLOS' best-selling show in 52 years.

Chairman Ben Francis, who played Caractacus Potts, said: "We are so proud to have brought the premiere to Fakenham and to produce a high quality show with affordable ticket prices.

"Live affordable theatre brings people to the town.

Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam GoochFakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam Gooch

"We had over 1,350 people visit the show, [with] lots from outside the town."

The group's next show will be the pantomime Cinderella in December and the hit musical Chicago in May 2020.

Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam GoochFakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam Gooch

Fakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam GoochFakenham and District Light Operatic Society (FADLOS) are flying high following their latest production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Photo: Adam Gooch

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