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Thank you for keeping our workshops free!

Your efforts and generous gifts mean we hit the initial 10K target to make sure we can tour next year with Comedy of Errors and Macbeth. Thank you. And look out for us!

You then hit the second target of 12.5k allowing us to continue hosting workshops for adults and children for free during lockdown. Thank you. Your generosity is truly appreciated. 

Any further donations will now go towards our Education Programme, through which we hope to provide schools with free shows, workshops and education resources, when they return in autumn.

When you donate, please remember to leave us a story, tell us about your favourite memory that you’ve shared with us over the years. And share your favourite photos with us through Facebook or Instagram.

Take care and thanks again for your continued support!

Tom & Paul

Paul and Tom working on laptops

P.s. Here’s a little video from some of our workshop participants, as a token of their appreciation..



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Matthew Chapman

£20.00 September 19, 2020

Brilliant in Diss tfank you


Sue Huggett

£15.00 September 19, 2020

Fantastic evening in Lyme Regis last week - a masterful interpretation of Romeo & Juliet. Keep up the good work.


Howard Williams

£20.00 September 19, 2020

We had such fun at Painshill Park last night. Thank you for a great evening and giving us the joy of live theatre again.

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£15.00 September 19, 2020

Su Underwood

£20.00 September 18, 2020

Fantastic show tonight at Painshill. First real live theatre we’ve seen since March. Thank you for brightening up this s**tshow for all of… Read more

Fantastic show tonight at Painshill. First real live theatre we’ve seen since March. Thank you for brightening up this s**tshow for all of us!


Peter Levinsohn

£15.00 September 18, 2020

Thanks for a splendid evening of live Romeo and Juliet at Painshill.


Rosemary Walker

£20.00 September 17, 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed watching Romeo and Juliet from our holiday cottage at LYme Regis. Bravo !!!


Michelle James

£58.73 September 16, 2020

Wahey! So glad to see you all back performing. Fingers crossed for next summer. Lots of love you bunch of legends, Michelle x


richard cheston

£10.00 September 13, 2020

Thanks for a great night tonight in Bradford-on-avon. didn't have any cash to put in the bucket!

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£15.00 September 12, 2020

Helen Gough

£10.00 September 12, 2020

The HandleBards cheering with a bicycle and a trailer