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Dogs audition for Puccini opera role

Southsea in Hampshire has been running its own "Pup Idol" to search for a dog to appear in a local production of La Boheme.

Southsea in Hampshire has been running its own "Pup Idol".

The King's Theatre has been auditioning local dogs to take the role of Muzetta's pet in the Italian opera La Boheme.

Sandra Smith from the theatre has been helping to see if the dogs were fazed by loud music and bright lights.

Frankie Peck reports.