WOAPA Faringdon performing arts student Niamh appears on CBBC TV

WOAPA Faringdon performing arts student Niamh Brady
appears on CBBC TV

Niamh, who is currently appearing in the national tour of Nativity! The Musical and is about to make her London theatre debut, appeared on 'Sam and Mark's Big Friday (Christmas) Wind Up' on CBBC today.

To see the video of Niamh performing at the end of 
'Sam and Mark's Big Friday (Christmas) Wind Up' 

Niamh was successful at auditions earlier this year and joined the St Bernadette's "Bethlehem Team" in the national of the musical this Autumn.

Appearing alongside actors including Simon Lipkin as Mr Poppy (pictured below with Niamh), with Scott Garnham and Ashleigh Gray, Niamh joined the tour, which started at The Belgrade, Coventry, and appeared in other cities such as Liverpool, Glasgow, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Stoke and Oxford. 

The musical end it's tour in Hammersmith's London Eventim Apollo theatre over the Christmas period and Niamh is thrilled to be making her London professional debut at such a prestigious theatre.

Niamh, who lives near Faringdon, has been a Performing Arts student at WOAPA for two years and has performed at Witney Christmas Lights Switch-on events, BBC Oxford's 'Move-it' dance project and appeared in 'Billy's World' music videos. She is also a member of WOAPA's 'Showchoir' (Witney Youth Choir).

Following a smash-hit 2017 run in London, Nativity! The Musical embarked on a UK tour this festive season, before returning to London for Christmas! 

Feel-good, funny and full of yuletide joy, this cracker of a musical was adapted for the stage by Debbie Isitt, the creator of the much-loved films.

Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity, and at St Bernadette’s School they’re attempting to mount a musical version! Only trouble is teacher Mr Maddens has promised that a Hollywood producer is coming to see the show to turn it into a film. Join him, his teaching assistant the crazy Mr Poppy, hilarious children and a whole lot of sparkle and shine as they struggle to make everyone’s Christmas wish come true.

Featuring all of the favourite sing-a-long hits from the movies including Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth, One Night One Moment, She’s the Brightest Star and a whole host of new songs filled with the spirit of Christmas, Nativity! The Musical is the must see show this festive season!

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