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“Probably the most influential fringe theatre in the world.” Time Out

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By becoming a Friend of the Finborough Theatre, you can play a vital role in supporting one of London’s most acclaimed Off West End theatres. We are a registered charity, receiving no public funding, and are completely dependent on your support.

You can support us by:

Becoming A Friend – There are four categories of Friends, each named after a theatrical figure resident in nearby Brompton Cemetery, and each offering you a wide range of benefits in return for your support.

Making A Donation – As an unsubsidised theatre, every single donation, no matter how small, makes a huge difference to our work, enabling us to continue bringing you internationally acclaimed theatre.

Supporting Us Through Your Business – We welcome corporate support, and can design a tailor-made package to suit the needs of your business, allowing your company to be closely associated with cutting edge award-winning theatre.

I do hope you can join us.

– Neil McPherson, Artistic Director

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As an unsubsidised theatre, every single donation, no matter how small, makes a huge difference to our work, enabling us to continue bringing you internationally acclaimed theatre from new playwrights and forgotten treasures alike. Your donation will play a crucial role in helping us maintain our standards of excellence for years to come.

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Friends Scheme

By becoming a Friend of the Finborough Theatre, you can play a vital role in supporting one of London’s most acclaimed Off West End theatres. We are a registered charity, receiving no public funding, and are completely dependent on your support.There are four categories of Friends, each named after a theatrical figure resident in nearby Brompton Cemetery, and each offering you a wide range of benefits in return for your support. I do hope you can join us.

– Neil McPherson, Artistic Director

£25 – SQUIRE AND MARIE BANCROFT FRIENDS

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Sir Squire Bancroft (1841 – 1926) and Lady Marie Bancroft (1839 –1921) were a husband and wife actor-manager team, responsible for introducing a new form of naturalistic drama to the UK and many theatrical innovations including matinees and long runs.

Benefits:

  • Season leaflet sent by post every three months.
  • Advance notification by email of all Finborough Theatre productions.
  • Advance ticket booking.

“The tiny but mighty Finborough…one of the best batting averages of any London company” Ben Brantley, The New York Times

To become a SQUIRE AND MARIE BANCROFT FRIEND, please CLICK HERE

£100 – RICHARD TAUBER FRIENDS

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Richard Tauber (1891 – 1948) was one of the most popular tenors of his time.

Benefits:

  • All the above benefits.
  • Ticket exchange service for pre-booked tickets (with 24 hours notice)*
  • Acknowledgement in theatre programmes and playscripts.

* Subject to availability

“No small theatre in Britain has a larger impact on the theatrical ecology than the tiny Finborough in Earl’s Court… Even the National and Royal Court are hard pressed to make as many discoveries (or rediscoveries) as it routinely does”
Mark Shenton, The Stage

To become a RICHARD TAUBER FRIEND, please CLICK HERE

£500 – WILLIAM TERRISS FRIENDS

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William Terriss (1847 – 1897) was one of the West End’s greatest stars of the late Victorian period, only to be murdered at his stage door by a deranged stalker.

Benefits:

  • All the above benefits.
  • Access to house seats for sold out productions*
  • A complimentary programme for five productions during the membership year.
  • A pair of complimentary tickets for five productions during the membership year.

* Subject to availability

A minimum payment of £200 secures all William Terriss benefits, and you may purchase these benefits separately without making any further donation. The balance of £300 is a suggested donation. We are able to claim Gift Aid on £300 where applicable.

If you wish to purchase the benefits separately or to donate a different amount than the suggested £300 please contact our Development Team on 020 7244 7439 or development@finboroughtheatre.co.uk

“A disproportionately valuable component of the London theatre ecology. Its programme combines new writing and revivals, in selections intelligent and audacious.” Financial Times

To become a WILLIAM TERRISS FRIEND, please CLICK HERE

£3,000 – ADELAIDE NEILSON FRIENDS

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Lilian Adelaide Neilson (1847 – 1880) was one of the brightest stars of both UK and American theatre before her tragically early death.

Benefits:

  • All the above benefits.
  • Acknowledgement in the theatre foyer.
  • Personal meeting and tour of the theatre with the Artistic Director.

A minimum payment of £300 secures all Adelaide Neilson benefits, and you may purchase these benefits separately without making any further donation. The balance of £2,700 is a suggested donation. We are able to claim Gift Aid on £2,700 where applicable.

If you wish to purchase the benefits separately or to donate a different amount than the suggested £2,700 please contact our Development Team on 020 7244 7439 or development@finboroughtheatre.co.uk

“A blazing beacon of intelligent endeavour, nurturing new writers while finding and reviving neglected curiosities from home and abroad.” The Daily Telegraph

To become a ADELAIDE NEILSON FRIEND, please CLICK HERE

Supporters

Friends of the Finborough Theatre

Richard Tauber Friends – David and Melanie Alpers. Mike Bartlett. Mark Bentley. Kate Beswick. Simon Bolland. Malcolm Cammack. Denis Crapnell. Michael Diamond. Robert Donnalley. C Evans. Deirdre Feehan. Anne Foster. Patrick Foster. Julia Gallop. Julian Goodwin. Judith Gunton. David Hammond. Mary Hickson. Damien Hyland. Richard Jackson. Paul and Lindsay Kennedy. Martin and Wendy Kramer. Georgina and Dale Lang. John Lawson. Emilia Leese. Frederick Lock. Kathryn McDowall. Ghazell Mitchell. Graham Orpwood. Frederick Pyne. Chris Robinson. John Shea. Brian Smith. James Stitt. Caroline Thompson. Jan Topham. Lavinia Webb. Joan Weingarten and Bob Donnalley. John Wilkes. Steven Williams. Jonathan Woods.

William Terriss Friends – Paul Guinery. Janet and Leo Liebster. Ros and Alan Haigh.

Adelaide Neilson Friends – Charles Glanville. Philip G Hooker.