YOUNG theatre enthusiasts are heading back to school after hours next week in their latest musical production.

Students at the ReACT Academy of Theatre Arts are staging the hit phenomenon Disney’s High School Musical at Oswaldtwistle Civic Theatre, from June 26 to 28, with performances at 7.30pm – plus a 2.30pm Saturday matinee.

The show tells the story of the popular Disney Channel movie, which made stars of Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, as Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez, in a modern-day take on the cool guy meets geeky girl story.

Tickets cost £12 and £8 from and Accrington Town Hall on 01254 380293.

Right, from top, are the siblings Sam Buck, Katie Pratley, Maisie Leaver and Thomas Gales-Ellis; and far right are Zac Miller, right, and Beth Chandler as sweethearts Troy and Gabriella, with Cameron Henderson. Above, the full cast.