A live version of one of the best loved films of all time, It’s A Wonderful Life, is coming to Chester.

Farnham Maltings and Cheshire Rural Touring Arts will present the show at St Mary’s Creative Space on January 15 at 7.30pm.

Welcome to Bedford Falls. Welcome to small town America. Welcome to Farnham Maltings’ winter show.

Frank Capra’s classic 1946 movie needs no introduction. George Bailey, a desperate middle aged clerk discovers the difference he has made to his family, his friends and his home town (with a little help from Clarence, the apprentice angel).

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Using their own inimitable style, Farnham Maltings creates two hours of theatre that promises to warm the coldest of places through the long winter nights.

Farnham Maltings supports, collaborates with and invests in artists to make new theatre and reach new audiences. Its work is often performed in non-theatre spaces such as community halls, and tours both nationally and internationally.

Phillip Van Doren Stern’s original story has been adapted by Mary Elliott Nelson in a production directed by Gavin Stride.

Tickets £12, £10. Go to www.ticketsource.co.uk/theatreinthequarter, visit Taylor and Brown Coffee Shop, Old Port Square or call 07854 550549 for information. The production moves to Kelsall Community Centre on January 16. Call 01829 751031 for details.