The Syndicate, starring Timothy Spall and Joanna Page, was a huge hit when it first aired on BBC One in 2012 and there were four series in total.

It was written and produced by “titan of TV” Kay Mellor, with her daughter Gaynor Faye the series script editor.

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Gaynor is also an actress, with credits including Emmerdale and Coronation Street.

Coronation Street's Brooke Vincent stars in The Syndicate (Image: Supplied)

The first series has now been adapted for the stage by Kay in her final theatre project before her untimely death two years ago.

Gaynor is the director of the new play and she also stars in it alongside Emmerdale’s Samantha Giles and Coronation Street’s Brooke Vincent.

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The Syndicate tells the story of five supermarket workers whose lottery syndicate numbers come in just as their jobs and livelihoods are under threat.

Will a share of the jackpot make their dreams come true or their nightmares a reality?

The Syndicate is at Norwich Theatre Royal from April 30 to May 4 - book at norwichtheatre.org or call 01603 630000.

Pick up Saturday's EDP or Norwich Evening News for a chance to win tickets to the show.

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The Syndicate, starring Timothy Spall and Joanna Page, was a huge hit when it first aired on BBC One in 2012 and there were four series in total.

It was written and produced by “titan of TV” Kay Mellor, with her daughter Gaynor Faye the series script editor.

READ MORE: 6 West End musicals announced for Norwich in 2025 so........

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