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Prince opens town's 30m theatre

Prince Edward outside Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
The Earl of Wessex opened the theatre in Frankwell

A theatre has been officially opened by the Earl of Wessex during a visit to Shrewsbury.

Prince Edward cut the ribbon at Theatre Severn, which has been built at a cost of £30m.

The venue in Frankwell will host plays, as well as stage films, live music and dance shows.

He was also welcomed by hundreds of children as he opened the Monkmoor Campus, which is home to Wilfred Owen and Severndale Specialist schools.



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