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Handbill announcing the new Young Theatre at North Harrow

First Meeting

Ian R. Wallace holds the first meeting of St.Alban's Junior Drama Group at St.Alban's Church Hall, North Harrow, Middlesex.

more 12th January 1964
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The Magic Mirror

First Production

First production by St.Alban's Junior Drama Group: The Magic Mirror by E.C.Brereton

more 18th July 1964
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Original YT logo

Constitution

YT adopts its first written Constitution and logo. The group's name is changed to
The Young Theatre (St. Alban’s)

September 1966
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New Beaconsfield YT

Beaconsfield

Ian R. Wallace & Aviva Wiseman hold the founding meeting of The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield) at The Burnham Hall, Beaconsfield, Bucks

more 31st May 1970
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Original YT logo

Harrow

The Young Theatre (St. Alban's) becomes
The Young Theatre (at Harrow)

September 1970
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Patrons

Frank Hauser CBE, Dame Wendy Hiller and Dame Sybil Thorndike become patrons of The Young Theatre

more September 1970
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Poster

Sea‐King’s Daughter

First production by The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield): The Sea-King's Daughter by Margaret Harding at The Burnham Hall, Beaconsfield

more 7th-9th January 1971
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In the Two Ronnies, 1972

Ronnie Barker

Ronnie Barker becomes a patron of The Young Theatre

more September 1972
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To mark the tenth anniversary season of the North Harrow group, the groups adopt a new Young Theatre logo designed by Margaret Tweedy of The Young Theatre (at Harrow)

more Harrow Observer September 1973
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Curzon Centre

The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield) moves to
The Curzon Centre, Beaconsfield

map September 1974
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Artistic Director

A new post of Artistic Director is created at The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield)

September 1976
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Bob Holness

Bob Holness

Bob Holness becomes a patron of The Young Theatre

more September 1977
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Harrow Arts Centre1978

The Young Theatre (at Harrow) moves to the
Harrow Arts Centre, Harrow Weald, Middlesex

September 1978
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Street Theatre

First Tour of the South Coast

more August 1981
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Harrow Disbanded

The Young Theatre (at Harrow) is disbanded

25th July 1982
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Flies in July

Edinburgh Fringe

The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield) performs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

more August 1983
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Burnham Trophy

First Competition for the Burnham Trophy

more July 1986
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Ball Boys

Second Tour

Second tour of the South Coast

more August 1987
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YT 25 1989

Silver Jubilee

The Silver Jubilee of the formation of The Young Theatre

more 12th January 1989
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Winners

The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield) wins nine awards at three festivals with Winners directed by Kathy Cooke

more April/May 1990
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The Crucible

The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield) Silver Jubilee production of The Crucible involving members past and present. Directed by Ian R. Wallace

more April 1995
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Young Theatre Archive

Young Theatre Archive

Tim Hill begins collecting, creating and collating digital content which with the help of Ian R. Wallace becomes The Young Theatre Archive

contents home June 1996
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Aviva Wiseman

Aviva Wiseman, co-founder of The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield) dies.

more 2 April 2002
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40th Anniversary

40th Anniversary of the formation of The Young Theatre

more 12 January 2004
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mister Scrooge

mister Scrooge

Premiere of mister Scrooge a specially commissioned musical written by Ian R. Wallace, with music by Alan Kingshott and directed by Mark Britton

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All-England Theatre Festival

The first youth group ever to win the All-England Theatre Festival with Ball Boys directed by Mark Oldknow

more June 2004
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British Final Festival

First ever youth group to win the British Final Festival of One Act Plays.
Ball Boys is the group's most successful one act play

more June 2004
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David Edgar

David Edgar

The author of Ball Boys becomes a patron of The Young Theatre

more September 2004
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Robert Glenister

Robert Glenister

Robert Glenister becomes a Patron of The Young Theatre. He was a member of The Young Theatre (at Harrow) from 1970-1977.

more September 2006
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Shared Intent Theatre

Shared Intent Theatre

First Production by Shared Intent Theatre is Hamlet at the Beacon Centre, Holtspur

more October 2007
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YTAB 201107

A Rose by any other…

The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield) becomes simply The Young Theatre

September 2012
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YT at 50

50

The 50th Anniversary of YT’s formation

more January 2014
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NODA Award

NODA London Flame

The Young Theatre wins the NODA London Flame Award for Inspirational Contribution to the Pursuit of Excellence in Theatre

July 2015


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