Hitchin theatre smashed by tree in high winds

Woodside hall in Hitchin was damaged on Friday when a tree smashed through the roof. High winds toppled the tree which made a hole in the roof and damaged the ceiling of the hall which is the home of Hitchin Thespians. Chairman of the society, Lucy Mill

Woodside hall in Hitchin was damaged on Friday when a tree smashed through the roof.

High winds toppled the tree which made a hole in the roof and damaged the ceiling of the hall which is the home of Hitchin Thespians.

Chairman of the society, Lucy Miller-White, said: "I'm sure we'll get it fixed soon as we have our final rehearsal for The Music Man on the third of March before opening night on the eighth of March.