Bristling with pride: Dunmow Players star in trim for charity

Vic Reeves, who played Mr Browlow in the Dunmow Players production of Oliver! had his beard shaved t

Vic Reeves, who played Mr Browlow in the Dunmow Players production of Oliver! had his beard shaved to help raise more than £300 for charity - Credit: Archant

THE DUNMOW Players raised more than £300 for charity in collections at their performances of Oliver!

Vic Reeves, who played Mr Browlow in the Dunmow Players production of Oliver! had his beard shaved t

Vic Reeves, who played Mr Browlow in the Dunmow Players production of Oliver! had his beard shaved to help raise more than £300 for charity - Credit: Archant

The total included £69 raised by cast member Vic Ranger – Mr Brownlow in the production – who had a sponsored shave after the show’s last performance.

Vic Reeves, who played Mr Browlow in the Dunmow Players production of Oliver! had his beard shaved t

Vic Reeves, who played Mr Browlow in the Dunmow Players production of Oliver! had his beard shaved to help raise more than £300 for charity - Credit: Archant

The money will be donated to the Alan Morement Memorial Fund, based in Little Bardfield, the UK’s only charity that deals with cholangiocarcinoma.

A spokesman from the charity said: “The fantastic performances from the Dunmow Players sent everyone off in such a good mood.

“They happily showed their generosity at the collection buckets as they left the hall and the icing on the cake was Vic’s decision to do a sponsored beard shave after the last performance.


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“We are delighted that they decided to support us during their performances and are incredibly grateful for their efforts.”

Cholangiocarcinoma, also known as bile duct cancer, is a disease that attacks the tissues in the bile duct, a tube that connects the liver and gallbladder to the small intestine.

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