HALESOWEN group Startime Variety is staging a panto version of the classic fairy tale Rapunzel in the town later this month.

Members of the performing arts group will be treading the boards in the show at Cornbow Hall from Wednesday January 29 to Sunday February 2.

Tickets can be booked by calling 07901 055685 or online at www.seaty.co.uk

There will be original characters such as a witch called Gothel and comedy characters Maureen Supreme, Jester, Knights Lance and Percy as well as the King and Queen and Rapunzel.

Startime Variety spokeswoman Jeanette Greenway said there are modern songs and dancing in the show, which is written by Holly Mills, offering something for all ages to enjoy.

There will also be matinee performances.