Minack Theatre replica constructed in Spain

Spain theatre project Image copyright Anna Kemp
Image caption The theatre is being built around a former corn threshing circle in Laroles

A replica of an open air cliff-top theatre in Cornwall is being created in southern Spain.

Anna Kemp, 43, is making replica near Grenada of the Minack Theatre at Porthcurno.

The theatre is being built on a former corn threshing circle in Laroles; a village Ms Kemp visited while working as a film script supervisor.

The Spanish government has given £40,000 in grants and the village has donated the land to the project.

'Naturally majestic'

Ms Kemp, 43, who has lived in the area for the past 10 years, said: "It's a rural area and it's been hard hit by the economic climate.

Image copyright Minack Theatre
Image caption The cliff-top Minack Theatre has been hosting plays since the 1930s

"The area has a lot of the quirkiness that Cornwall has, but no sea.

"It is also high up so it is naturally majestic and will make a brilliant space for theatre."

The first performance is due to take place in August.

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