The Live Literature Company has proudly presented successful fundraising performances supporting National Charities, including:
RNLI and Age Concern UK - In 2017 and 2013 Val directed Shakespeare by the Sea performances in support of the RNLI and Age Concern UK in Salcombe, Devon. Both productions were performed by Niagara University students.
Macmillan Cancer Care - We performed our Bronte production Charlotte, Emily and Anne written by Douglas Verrall at St. John's Church, Waterloo and The United Reformed Church, Highgate Village. Douglas chose Macmillan Cancer Care as the named charity after being diagnosed with liver cancer.
Below: The Bronte cast (back) Helen Ayres, (middle left to right) Yvonne Bonnamy, Anna Calder-Marshall, Catherine Harvey, (below) Karen Lomas.
The Terrence Higgins Trust and Aids Charities - Val directed a fundraising and awareness raising production of Shakespeare's As You Like It for a Gala evening at The Garrick Theatre after previous performances at The Chelsea Centre. This production was dedicated to Peter Evans one of the first people in the UK to be diagnosed with AIDS. Peter was a wonderful stage designer and close friend of Val's.
The Stroke Association - We performed Val's play The Quilt in memory of her mother Daphne Doulton, at Guys Hospital Chapel.
The NSPCC - Val directed Dottie, a one woman play about Dorothy Parker performed by Tania Ison for an Islington NSPCC community Gala evening at The King's Head Theatre after previous performances at Birmingham Arts Theatre.