A trailblazing year for Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

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Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch is a registered charity that has been serving the local community for over 60 years.

Here are just some of the achievements accomplished by the Theatre in 2019:

  • Nominated for ‘London Theatre of the Year’ (The Stage Awards)
  • Produced 14 productions, including notable World, European, Regional and London premieres
  • Over 131,000 audience members welcomed to Hornchurch
  • 45% of our audience were first time visitors
  • Productions made at or with Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch seen by an additional 25,000+ in Ipswich, Clwyd, Hull, Oldham, Derby and Croydon
  • ✰✰✰✰ reviews in The Observer, Guardian, Sunday Express, Evening Standard, The Stage, What’s On Stage, Gay Times and more
  • Over 7,350 subsidised school children tickets sold
  • Ian McKellen On Stage fundraised over £46,000
  • QNew transformed the building with a new Q Learning Space, Q Bar, lighting, flying system and an array of improvements for audiences and artists front of house, backstage and outside
  • 149 people from across London seen on stage in As You Like It, including 20 disabled performers, a Public Acts partnership production with the National Theatre
  • £1 million of new investment secured for Havering Changing
  • Shortlisted for 3 Off West End Theatre Awards in January, with another 4 nominations throughout the year, and a Broadway World Best Ensemble nomination for As You Like It too
  • 411 young people took part in Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch’s 2nd annual Take Part Festival
  • The National Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time toured into 6 Havering schools

The Theatre would like to thank its loyal supporters, audiences, staff and board, and looks forward to a fantastic 2020.

For more information about the Theatre visit queens-theatre.co.uk

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