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Regular audiences will remember the many past productions Tweed Theatre have produced of Len Randall’s Aussie family comedies, such Member for Lizard Falls, All’s Fair in Love, Friends and Relations and Walk this Way.

If you enjoyed them, you will certainly love The Promotion. Set in the mid ’60s, it is the story of what Ray and Jane Lord encounter when Ray is promoted to the manager of a small Queensland country town bank.

Peter Gray (Prof Higgins in My Fair Lady), Victoria Jackson, Raelene Richards and Andrew Traucnicks were in Tweed Theatre’s very first play 12 years ago.

They are joined by Chris Hawkins, Phil Francis, John Fogerty, Anita Hatton and Thian Sykes.

The show, which opened last week, has another week to run so don’t miss it.

Part proceeds go to You Have a Friend, which supports the homeless and marginalised in the area.

Adults $15 concessions or tables of 10 $12. BYO drinks & nibbles. Complimentary tea or coffee at interval.

Laughter is our greatest tonic. If you need a large dose, then come along and fill your evening with a good laugh!

For more information visit: www.tweedtheatre.com.au.

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