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OLIVIER THEATRE 30 OCTOBER 2016 9:30am – 8:00pm For the 40th Anniversary of the opening by Her Majesty the Queen of the National Theatre by Sir Denys Lasdun A Symposium By the Association of British Theatre Technicians in association with the National Theatre Symposium Directors: Paule Constable & Richard Pilbrow Theatre and Architecture: A Discussion [...]

Lighting The Play Picture Triple, Guildhall Graduate Rory Beaton Won The ALD’s 2016 Michael Northen Student Bursary

  The ALD opens its Sponsored Student Scheme to all full time students The Association of Lighting Designers’ (ALD) has announced its Sponsored Student Scheme is open for 2017 applications. For the first time, the scheme this year is available to all students studying full time in the UK, regardless of course subject. The requirement [...]

Head’s Shaved For Cancer Trust

On Saturday 27 August, in front of a supportive audience at The Courtyard Theatre in Chipstead, 4 brave young men had their heads shaved in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. You may wonder why they were motivated to take such dramatic action, and indeed drama was at the heart of it. From 6-10 September, they [...]

EDERED Encounter August 2016

Every year young people from all over Europe gather together in an EDERED Encounter. This year’s Encounter was in Germany with a final performance in Poland and Garrick Youth Theatre Director Faye Harrison was one of the workshop leaders. Learn about the wonderful time she and the young people had working together. The 2017 EDERED [...]

The Actors’ Benevolent Fund 2016 Christmas cards are now on sale.

Visit our online shop and see the original new Christmas cards designed by actors for the ABF. By purchasing our cards you are helping the ABF to continue helping actors and stage managers who need our support . Click here to visit our shop Post and packing is free to UK addresses.