Meldrum mother and daughter take to the stage

Benjamin Brady(Gordon Highlanders), Amy Moran and Lewis Gibbon (Gordon Highlanders)
Benjamin Brady(Gordon Highlanders), Amy Moran and Lewis Gibbon (Gordon Highlanders)

A mother and daughter from Oldmeldrum are gearing up for their performances in a musical production in Aberdeen next month.

Oh What a Lovely War will be shown in March starring Amy Moran as a Pierrot clown and her mum, Kim Sneddon appearing as the Wardrobe mistress.

Aberdeen Opera Company in association with The Gordon Highlanders Museum are putting on the show to mark the centenary of World War One.

Musical Society, Aberdeen Opera Company (AOC) has been performing across the city for over seventy years and is one of the most highly regarded amateur groups in the Shire.

This year, has seen the AOC secure the opportunity to perform Oh What a Lovely War - described as a very visual and powerful piece of theatre.

Wilma Gillanders, MBE and Director said: “The Company is delighted to be working with the museum on this exciting and poignant project.

“The collaboration has brought realism, authenticity and local presence to the production not only in costume and artefacts but in knowledge and skills, which have been willingly shared.”

For the anniversary both partners will be holding a special programme of events including a Regimental Gala Night and a schools performance of the show on March 6.

Performances run from March 4-8 in the Arts Centre Theatre.

Tuesday, March 4: Regimental Gala Night 7.30pm

Nightly shows at 7.30pm

Saturday Matinee 2.30pm

Thursday, March 6, 5pm, Schools Performance

Regimental Gala Night £20; Saturday matinee £13; Schools performance £8 (£15 non schools price); all other performances £15 (£13 if bought through the Aberdeen Opera Company).