Step-sister of Anne Frank forced to miss Welwyn Garden City appearance - but the show will go on

PUBLISHED: 09:26 15 October 2013 | UPDATED: 11:49 15 October 2013

Anne Frank

Anne Frank


The step-sister of Holocaust victim Anne Frank will no longer be appearing in Welwyn Garden City this week.

Eva Schloss had been due to appear at the Woodhall Community Trust on Thursday, but has been since been called to the Netherlands by the Anne Frank Trust.

But the evening show she had been due to appear at – named And Then They Came For Me – will still go ahead, with Holocaust survivor Rene Salt, 84, due to take her place.

Proceeds from the performance will go the Holocaust Educational Trust, with around £700 raised for the cause.

The sold-out event, organised by the office of MP Grant Shapps, will include two performances – a matinee for schoolchildren and an evening performance.

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