A PLAY about the world's first female boxing promoter Bella Burge will be staged at Fraser Hall, Cowan Bridge, near Kirkby Lonsdale, on Sunday, March 2.

Based on a true story, Bella: Queen of the Blackfriars Ring is being staged by Spot On - Lancashire's rural touring company.

Through the nostalgia of song, dance, film and a bit of Boxing, Bella awakens the ghosts of her past to rescue her personal story from fading into history.

The play starts at 7pm.