Four novice actresses from Tyneside have won parts in the 1955 classic "The Ladykillers" which is being performed at Newcastle's Theatre Royal this week. The play, which has been adapted from the famous film stars Michele Dotrice, who played Frank's wife Betty in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em.
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