A script writer from Northamptonshire's celebrating as his first musical has now opened in London's West End.
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."
An 11 -year-old boy from Oldbury will make his acting debut in a primetime TV drama after his mum responded to a casting director's advert on facebook.
Himmut Singh Dhatt beat 200 others to win the role in The Boy with the Topknot which is based on a memoir by Wolverhampton writer Sathnam Sanghera about growing up in the city during the 1980s.
Wolverhampton writer Sathnam Sanghera said the production team spent months trying to find the right person to play him as a young boy.
The drama airs on Monday evening (13 November).
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