BLACKBURN Musical Theatre Company is this week occupying the charity shop in the former Vall Hall Jewellers shop, in King William Street.

Members will be giving up their time to man the store to raise money for future productions.

Donations for sale will be gratefully received.

BMTC is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and, after a successful production of Carousel in May, rehearsals start this month for its Centenary Showcase, at Thwaites Empire Theatre, from October 11 to 13. For details call into the charity shop, open until Saturday from 10am to 4pm.