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On a dark and stormy night in September 1989, that may have also involved wine, two Russell residents, Kate Wilkinson and Connie McLeese, decided that an amateur theatre and musical group was needed in Russell. So after the weather cleared they put up a notice at the Post Office, calling a general meeting of all those interested in putting on a Christmas play and starting a performing arts group.
The rest is, as they say, history ...