NEWBOLD: Community School’s captivating performance of Les Miserables

Pupils are rising to the challenge of presenting the must-see musical of the year.

Forty students, aged from 12 to 18 years, are in the cast of Les Miserables (school edition) which is running at Newbold Community School in Chesterfield this week.

The production, which stars Jonah Slinn as petty thief turned life-saving hero Valjean, head boy Ryan Mitchell as Inspector Javert, Jessica Widdowson as Fantine and Georgina Reith as the adult Cosette, is running until Friday, July 12 at 7pm. Tickets cost £7 and £5, call 01246 230550.