Biggest ever 'Cats' performance

3000 young people are putting on a performance of the musical 'Cats' to celebrate the 25th birthday of the theatre group, Stagecoach.

Largest ever performance of 'Cats'

Cats performance in Duesseldorf Credit: Oliver Weiken/DPA/Press Association Images

3000 youngsters are taking part in a performance of the musical 'Cats' tonight in Birmingham.

It's to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the theatre group Stagecoach.

Cats Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

550 youngsters will be on stage at the NIA, with performers from around Europe joining in via large screens.

'Cats' first premiered in 1981 and has been seen by millions of people and translated into many languages.