A trip to the Waitaki Aquatic Centre in Oamaru left British
actress Miriam Margolyes slightly puzzled this week, after a
resident informed the former Harry Potter star that
the works of Charles Dickens was "too highbrow" for the town.
Rehearsals are under way for the South Otago Theatrical
Society's production of The Wizard of Oz , starring
country sweetheart Vickie Evans. The Balclutha-based country
singer will make her acting debut as Dorothy.