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Exmouth RNLI volunteers to host Mikron theatre production

Lifeboats News Release

On 2 July at 2pm, Exmouth lifeboat station will be transformed into a theatre for the production of ‘In at the Deep End’, a performance by Mikron Theatre company to raise money for the charity that saves lives at sea.

Official promotional poster of In at the Deep End

Mikron Theatre co

In at the Deep End poster

The travelling theatre group have chosen Exmouth lifeboat station as one of eight operational venues within the Institution. The production is described on their website:

'With mavellous maritime music and fathoms of fun, join Mikron as they dive into two hundred years of saving lives at sea!'

Tickets for 'In at the Deep End' - An RNLI story are available to purchase directly from www.mikron.org.uk or by phone: 01484 843701 and tickets can be collected from the station on the day. See the website for more information. 50% of ticket sales goes directly to the charity that saves lives at sea.

A mini-documentary filmed at Scarborough lifeboat station, which has a similar set-up, can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frgyaGrffQ8

Notes to Editors

More details on our charity’s Respect the Water campaign can be found here: www.respectthewater.com.

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PR220617 ‘In at the Deep End’ poster

For more information please telephone Emma Tarling, Exmouth RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 07837 810082 or email: emmatarling@ymail.com.

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The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is the charity that saves lives at sea. Our volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service in the United Kingdom and Ireland from 238 lifeboat stations, including four along the River Thames and inland lifeboat stations at Loch Ness, Lough Derg, Enniskillen and Lough Ree. Additionally the RNLI has more than 1,000 lifeguards on over 240 beaches around the UK and operates a specialist flood rescue team, which can respond anywhere across the UK and Ireland when inland flooding puts lives at risk.

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