Today theatrical charity Acting for Others announces initial participants in its 13 th annual bucket collection.  For two weeks, beginning 17 October, bucket collections will be held at the end of performances in almost every theatre across London and throughout the whole of the UK. Last year 86 theatres took part raising £232,791.

All donations go to Acting for Others, an umbrella organisation for 15 theatrical charities which use the funds raised to offer emotional and financial support to any theatre workers who have fallen on hard times through illness, injury or circumstance.

The Acting for Others charities are Actor’s Children’s Trust, Dancers’ Career Development, Denville Hall , Drury Lane Theatrical Fund , Equity Charitable Trust , Evelyn Norris Trust, Grand Order of Water Rats , International Performers’ Aid Trust, King George V Fund for Actors and Actresses, Ralph and, Meriel Richardson Foundation, Dancer Professional Fund, The Royal Opera House Benevolent Fund , The Royal Theatrical Fund, Theatre Chaplaincy UK and The Theatrical Guild.

Initial Participating Theatres:


New Wimbledon Theatre

London Palladium

Piccadilly Theatre

Vaudeville Theatre

Ambassadors Theatre

St Martin’s Theatre

Trafalgar Studios

Palace Theatre

Charing Cross Theatre

Garrick Theatre

Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Duke of York’s Theatre

Aldwych Theatre

Shakespeare’s Globe

Adelphi Theatre

National Theatre

Playhouse Theatre

Harold Pinter Theatre

Apollo Theatre

Prince of Wales Theatre

Dominion Theatre

King’s Cross Theatre

Apollo Victoria Theatre

Prince Edward Theatre

St James Theatre

Cockpit Theatre

Fortune Theatre

Gielgud Theatre


Across the UK

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Edinburgh Playhouse

Kings Theatre Glasgow

Citizens Theatre

Watermill Theatre, North Newbury

Devonshire Park Theatre

Norwich Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall Nottingham

Sheffield Theatres

Theatre Royal Brighton

Milton Keynes Theatre

Mayflower Theatre

Wales Millennium Centre

New Theatre Cardiff

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

The Anvil Trust Limited

Regent Theatre

Churchill Theatre Bromley

Anvil Arts, Basingstoke

Clwyd Theatr Cymru

Exeter Northcott Theatre

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Theatre Royal Windsor

De Montfort Hall

Salisbury Playhouse

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Theatre Royal St. Helen’s

Oxford Playhouse

Arts Theatre

Her Majesty’s Theatre

Theatre Royal & Drum Theatre Plymouth


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