Barnstaple theatre starlet goes back to basics

A STAR Train starlet has returned to her roots to help out her old theatre school. Claire Sladden is currently studying at Expressions Performing Arts in Nottinghamshire and has landed a leading role in a production of Steven Sondheim s musical Into the W

A STAR Train starlet has returned to her roots to help out her old theatre school.

Claire Sladden is currently studying at Expressions Performing Arts in Nottinghamshire and has landed a leading role in a production of Steven Sondheim's musical Into the Woods, to be performed in March next year.

But Claire, 16, returned to Barnstaple to appear in the Star Train Performing Arts end of term demonstration at Park School.

Principal Paula Sims said: "We miss having Claire with us but are extremely pleased that within her first term she is enjoying the kind of success for which she has worked so hard to achieve.

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