Big Little Theatre School’s popular summer showcase is back in town and tickets are selling fast.

Broadway Showtunes, now in its 17th year, will attract thousands of people to Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre this week.

Final rehearsals are under way and audiences can look forward to numbers from a wide range of musicals.

This year sees the talented students taking on Miss Saigon, Fame, Ragtime, Copacabana, Kiss Me Kate, On the Town and Cinderella.

Big Little is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year and show week kicked off with a stunning balloon release to mark the occasion . There will also be an anniversary concert, due to take place at the Pavilion in October.

Showtunes features students from the school’s youth theatre companies and runs from Thursday July 13 to Saturday July 15.

The highly-talented team behind the show include Musical Supervisor Colin Billing and Director/Choreographer Sam Taylor-Martin. Grab your tickets from the box office on 0844 576 3000 or go to