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From Northamptonshire to script writing success in Hollywood

When Tom MacRae was at school in Northamptonshire he always knew he wanted to become a script writer. Decades later and he's living in Hollywood and celebrating writing his first West End musical.

Watch a report byITV News Anglia's Sarah Byrd.

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Northamptonshire writer celebrates West End show

A script writer from Northamptonshire's celebrating as his first musical has now opened in London's West End.

Tom MacRae Credit: ITV Anglia

Tom MacRae has returned to his old school in Bugbrooke as his musical "Everybody's Talking About Jamie" wows the audiences in London

"I loved doing the school plays, my exam grades were ok, but I wasn't brilliant at that kind of thing, I like kind of daydreaming, which, luckily, I've turned into a career, so it's worked out alright, but, I used to love doing the school plays and the first time I ever stood on a stage was here, the first time I ever wrote anything, because one of the school plays where we got to contribute lines to, was here and now I get to do it for a living."

– Tom MacRae
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