Young people begin rehearsals for performance in memory of Jo Cox

Young people began the rehearsals this weekend Credit: ITV News

Dozens of young people are to perform a special production of the West End hit Les Miserables in celebration of Jo Cox.

The musical was the MP's favourite and will be staged in her home town of Batley this summer by the newly formed Batley & Spen Youth Theatre Company.

Professionals from the world of West End musical theatre are working on the production with more than 80 young people from the area.

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