THE cast of a rip-roaring comedy playing at Darlington's Civic Theatre have visited one of the town's best-known attractions to kick-start their run.

Members of the cast of Travels With My Aunt were at Darlington Railway Centre and Museum, in North Road, yesterday.

The national tour of the Nottingham Playhouse production is playing each night until Saturday.

Travels With my Aunt, adapted by Giles Havergal, stars Gary Wilmot, Hi-de-Hi star Jeffrey Holland, Clive Francis and Andrew Greenough.

The actors play more than 20 different characters in Graham Greene's comedy about retired bank employee Henry Pulling and his effervescent Aunt Agatha.

The cast change identities, sexes, nationalities and even species as the action moves around the globe at breakneck speed.

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