SETTING up the stage for just one performance can be challenging enough – but one group plans to set up, perform and de-rig 50 times, in 50 venues, over 50 days in their bid to set a new Guinness World Record.

Christian charity Act 4, which is based in Potters Bar, will visit schools and theatres around Hertfordshire and Barnet throughout June and July, and perform its latest production, Star Citizen. The record attempt is the brainchild of Act 4’s founder, Sam Frankel, who set up the group in 2003.

Act 4’s Disa Skaff explains: “The show is a really fun and exciting performance, which encourages young people to recognise their potential and make a difference in their community.”

Through drama, music, video and performance art, Star Citizen also attempts to address negative images of young people that have appeared in the media. With a core team of just three crew members, Disa adds that the world record attempt will “certainly prove a challenge”, but she is hopeful Act 4 will succeed and is looking forward to the first show in Potters Bar on Monday, June 1.

Disa adds: “Performing the show is going to be a lot of fun, it’s very interactive and really, who wouldn’t want to be part of a world record?”

Act 4 will perform Star Citizen from Monday, June 1 to Sunday, July 19. Details: