Darlington Operatic Society is celebrating is diamond jubilee year in style.

Members are putting on a version of Johann Strauss's operetta Die Fledermaus at Darlington Civic Theatre, only the second time they have presented the show in the society's 60-year existence.

It started its run yesterday and continues until Saturday, April 30. Tickets cost from £7 to £13 (£6 concessions) and are available from ticket secretary John Lloyd on (01325) 467017 or the Civic Theatre box office on (01325) 486555.