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The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain is proud to acknowledge the following for their support;

Principal Funders
Arts Council England
City and Islington College
David Pearl Charitable Foundation
Pureland Foundation
Think Publishing

£10,000 - £30,000
The Derrill Allatt Foundation
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
Angels Costumes
Belvedere Vodka (via Moet Hennessy)
Campus Living Villages
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
The Goldsmiths' Company Charity
The Kirby Laing Foundation
The Leverhulme Trust
The Mercers' Company
The Regatta Foundation
The Henry Smith Charity

£250 - £9,999
The AKO Foundation
The Allen & Overy Foundation
The Barcapel Foundation (with thanks to Amanda Richards and Clement Wilson)
The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
The Ernest Cook Trust
Four Acre Trust
The Garrick Charitable Trust
Idlewild Charitable Trust
Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund
The Mackintosh Foundation
McGrath Charitable Trust
Michael Jarvis and Dixon Wilson, Chartered Accountants
Noble Inns
Noel Coward Foundation
Playful Productions
Schroder Charity Trust
The Stafford London
The Teale Charitable Trust
Wessex Youth Trust

Supporters of The NYT Bursary Fund

Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust
The Clothworkers’ Foundation
The Peter De Haan Charitable Trust
Sophie’s Silver Lining Fund
The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation

NYT Angels

NYT Angels support bursaries for members and participants and the development of new creative initiatives and productions. We are very grateful to those individuals who have donated. If you would like to become an NYT Angel, you can donate via our Virgin Money Giving page or you can contact Clíodhna McCorley, Development Officer on 020 3696 7056 or at

Dawn Airey
Waheed Alli
Diane Axford
Teresa and Craig Beech
Tania and Keith Black
Michael and Caroline Bonehill
Johnny Capps
Ed Chamberlin
Sir Trevor and Lady Chinn
Caroline and Colin Church
Brian and Lise Croft
Michael and Tina Cole
Michael Foster
Sara Geater and Felicity Milton
Lord and Lady Grabiner
Kate and Arne Groes
Mark Grol
Richard Hampton
Jim Heath
Caroline Hempstead
Jerry Hodgson
Tony Howes
Jason Hynes
Alizon Jones
Bill and Jane Kallaway
Sindre Kaspersen
Sophie Lachowsky
Persia Lawson
Stuart and Juliet Levy
Tim and Julia Lloyd-Hughes
Francis Matthews and Jon Plowman
Annette and Nick Mason
Ian and Tilly McAuliffe
Tim McInnerny
Jody Newman
Nanette Newman
Sally and David Newton
Karl Parker
David Pearl
Mark and Samantha Phillips
Sara and Paul Phillips
Richard Porter and Samuel Adamson
John Reid
Sarah Renton
Beth and Rob Robertson
Philippe Sacerdot and Giles Ellwood
Debra and Andrew Sciama
Mark and Deirdre Simpson
Sir Neville Simms
Simone Skolnick
Ed Snape and Marilyn Eardley
Nicola Stanhope
Mark and Margeaux Stolkin
David Sullivan
Alistair Summers
Adam Swift
Sophie Turner Laing and Carlo Comninos
Christine Walker and Oliver Croom-Johnson
Dennis Watson
Paula Wilcox and Skip Riddle
Alistair Wilson
Anna Wilson-Jones
Geoff Worrall
Jacqueline Worswick
Katherine Zeineh
and those donors who prefer to remain anonymous

NYT Angels for The NYT Bursary Fund

James Button
Dylan Dowd
Douglas Gilmore
Lady Holdsworth
Ian McKellen
Ronald and Lans Pickup
Prasanna Puwanarajah
Barry Serjent
Richard Teverson
Eleanor and Jamie Wroath
Christian and Deirdre Young
and those donors who prefer to remain anonymous

Donors to The Diana Bliss Bursary: we are very grateful to the investor in The Woman in Black whose investment supports this bursary

Donors to The Bryan Forbes Bursary: Nanette Newman, India, Archie, Tilly and Sean, Emma and Graham Clempson, Anthony and Georgina Andrews, Naim Attallah, Richard, Sheila and the Attenborough Family, Diane Axford, Christina Balmer, Keith and Mary Barron, Neil Benedict, Hugh Bonneville, Sue Bradbury, Ann Briers, Peter and Marion Broad, Judi and Richard Brown, The Burrowes Family, Caroline Cassels, Elspeth Cavendish, Jason Church and Ronald Church, Minnie Churchill, Tony Clare, Brian and Jan Clemens, David and Jane Cornwell, William Differ, Angela Douglas and Bill Bryden, Patricia Doyle, Liz and Marcus Evans, Theo and Louise Fennell, Claude Fielding, Gillian Firman, Nicola Formby & AAG, Dolly Frankel, Lesley and Bernard Gallacher, Timothy Gee, Lord Grade, Richard Gregson, Mark and Kirsten Grenside, Karen Hague, Roy Haig, Doug and Eve Hall, The Hannam Family, Max and Penny Hastings, Diana Hawkins, Olivia Hetreed – The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, Norma Heyman, Alan and Gillian Howell, Tony Howes, Jeremy and Jackie Hoyland, Fred Jarvis, Eileen Jeffries and family, Alizon Jones, Bill and Jane Kallaway, John Knight, Leo Leonidou, Jennie Linden and Christopher Mann, Jonathan Lloyd, The Mackintosh Foundation, The Ian Mactaggart Trust, The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH and Dame Norma Major DBE, Victoria Mather and John Raymond, David and Mary McCormick, Peter McInerney – Chairman, Film Artistes’ Association, Hayley Mills, The Monument Trust, Tony Moon, Michael Oliver, Terry O’Neill and Laraine Ashton, Blair Parkin, Sir Michael and Lady Mary Parkinson, Tanya Payne, Ronald and Lans Pickup, Dr Christopher and Sarah Powell-Brett, Alison Price, Vicky Pyne, Joy Rayburn, John Reid, Simon Relph, Mr and Mrs S Riley, Phillip and Stephanie Schofield, Barry Serjent, Anya and James Seymour, Ann Skinner, Susan Skipper, Dame Maggie Smith, Smithy and Greeno, Rob and Julia Stringer, Alistair Summers, Graham and Ros Tarrant, Anthony Valentine, Matthew Warchus, Colin and Pamela Webb, Lady Westbury, Lucy and Simon Williams, John and Dotti Wolfe, Charles Worthington and Allan R Peters, and those donors who prefer to remain anonymous

Donors to The Chris Greenwood Bursary: Bethany Baguley, C H and W S Braithwaite, Beatriz Brown, Daphne Bryan, Anne Buky-Webster, Thomas Calvocoressi, Mrs D J Crouch, Mark Gourley, Amanda Greenwood, J M Greenwood, James Greenwood, John Greenwood, Peter Greenwood, Thomas Greenwood, George Harding, Caroline Heath, Diane Hill, Judith Hodgson, Malcom Jones, Robert Kirby, Hannah Kulcher, Alexandra Kyrke-Smith, Neville Kyrke-Smith, Nicholas Kyrke-Smith, Sarah Leach, Elizabeth Leedell,  Alison Loryman, Samuel Miles John Perry, J M Puzey, Gillian Reade, A E Sadler, Azmina Siddique, James Storey, Jane Thomson, Gemma Tidman, Nigel Waugh, Neil Whitaker, Liz Winwright and all those who made a donation at Chris’ memorial service

Donors to the Charlie Allen Bursary: Sue Allen

Donors to The David Toguri Bursary: Miki Toguri, Willam Morris Agency

Donors to The Edwin Shirley Bursary: Rebecca Shirley, Brian Croft

Donors to The Ed Wilson Bursary: Madelaine Newton and Kevin Whately, Madelaine Newton, and Kevin Whately

More thanks...

We would like to thank all those who hosted a and donated to NYT Supper Club including Ailema De Sousa, Alexa & Graham Harris, Alison Irvine, Andy Bliss, Archie Rush, Benjamin Deery, Chris Duggan, Chris Hann, Chris Sanderson, Christopher Turner, Claudia Merhej, Cole Edwards, Cressida & Carl Easton-Lloyd, Daniel Hardwick, David Margolis, David Pearl, Dean Nolan,Dennis Watson, Diana M Hudson, Dr JM & Mrs CM Wilkinson, Gavi Chera, Harriett Denison, James Connick, Jamie Storey, Jane Hollinshead, Jane Miller, Jay Mailer and Simon Lennon, Joanna Millward, Joanne Barnett, Joe Duggan, Jonathan Bower, Kate Mavor, Kay Hudson, Lallie Fraser, Laura McLean, Lauren MacLean, Lewis Hetherington, Max’s Bar & Grill, Lucy Metcalfe, Michael & Caroline Bonehill, Miss Johnson, Richard Wilkinson, Robin & Andrew Tottenham, Rory Brown, Ruth Connick, Sarah Sherwood, Sarah Smith, Sarah Wilson, Sophie Rivlin, Louise Doyle and Tom Mulligan.

We would like to thank all those VIP ticket holders who made a donation in the lead up to Our Diamond Gala on Sunday 16th September at the Shaftesbury Theatre including Dawn Airey, Max Alexander, Christa Band, Christine Barrowman, Michael Bennett, Katey Beresford, Tania Black, Paul Blackman, Michael and Caroline Bonehill, Andrew Browning, Johnny Capps, Rachel Coffey, Simon Davies, St John Donald, Rosemary Eaton, Eon Productions, Mary Fitzpatrick, Adam Gary, Jill Green and Anthony Horowitz, Kate Groes, Tristia and Andrew Harrison, Diana Hiddleston, Nicola Howson, Joyce Hytner, Suzy Lewis, Annette Mason, Kate Mavor, Rod McNeil, Debbie Moore, Gangadevi Narayanaswamy, Clare Parsons, David Pearl, Miranda Pode, Elena Radzinskaya, Really Useful Group, Jade Richey, Antony Root, Paul Roseby, Lady Rothermere, Kate Rowland and van Hulle Henk, Chris Sanderson and Martin Raymond, David Sayer, Carol Sellars, Ed Snape and Marilyn Eardley, Kurt Standish, Simon Stockill, Ali and Kerri Summers, The And Partnership, James Tod, Jonathan and Tara Tod, Robin and Andrew Tottenham, Ed Vaizey, Luke Williamson, Sharon Zhu, Michael Tian and all those donors who wish to remain anonymous

We would like to thank Tim Lloyd Hughes for and all those who donated to his Virgin Money Giving Page including Annabel Bosman, Vanessa Branson, Tim Carson, Robert Devereux, Drew Goldman, Charles Gurassa, Evans Haji-Touma, Ben Lawrence, Salman Mahdi, James Maizels, Henry Ritchotte and all those who donated anonymously

National Youth Theatre is very pleased that the families and friends of Diana Bliss, Bryan Forbes, Edwin Shirley, David Toguri and Ed Wilson have chosen to honour their memories by setting up bursary funds in their names

If you would like to raise funds for NYT, you can contact:
Richard Wilkinson, Head of Development on 020 3696 7055 or at
Fran Pilcher, Development Manager on 020 3696 7060 or at
Clíodhna McCorley, Development Officer on 020 3696 7056 or at



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