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BUY YOUR ACTORS’ BENEVOLENT FUND CHRISTMAS CARDS ONLINE

The Actors’ Benevolent Fund 2014 Christmas Cards are now on sale. Click here http://www.actorsbenevolentfund.co.uk/shop to browse the selection of designs for this year – there are nine to choose from.  Last year’s cards are also available at the bargain price of £2.99 per pack.  Post and packing is free to UK addresses. All profits from [...]

Visit the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Why not spend a great day on the Bankside soaking in the atmosphere of Jacobean Theatre at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse?  This is an idea from Sandra Simpson (who has organised our Globe Theatre weekends) and is a great way to attend some lectures and then watch a perfomance of John Ford’s “Broken Heart”.  The date is Saturday 18th April 2015 and more [...]

UK Theatre – LTG Joins

The LTG has just become affiliated to UK Theatre, the leading professional body for theatre practitioners. Part of the negotiated package has given the opportunity for anyone employed in any of our theatres in a management or technical role to be a professional member of the UK Theatre.  A special application form for professional membership [...]

Thame Players 70th Birthday Bash Hits the High Notes!

Members, friends and supporters of Thame Players Theatre Company gathered recently to celebrate their 70th birthday in grand style.  The event was held at The Spread Eagle in Thame on 3rd October and was attended by patrons Nicholas Parsons and Bruce Alexander.  The distinguished company included the Mayor of Thame, Jeanette Matelot Green and the Chair of [...]

SIR IAN MCKELLEN ENJOYS NEW WRITING AT THE CHESIL THEATRE

Sir Ian McKellen, award-winning actor in British Theatre and Film, whose most notable roles include Gandalf in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and Magneto in X-Men, surprised Winchester’s Chesil Theatre members and a packed auditorium when he attended the biennial 10×10 Festival of New Writing, which took place over the weekend of [...]