Primary Shakespeare Company

The Primary Shakespeare Company is a charity working with children in primary schools, raising achievement and attainment by engaging with Shakespeare.

On becoming a patron, Hugh said: “I saw my first Shakespeare play when I was seven and ever since then I have been captivated by the stories, characters, images and by the worlds created by our greatest living writer. Because if introduced to young people in the right way, in a spirit of fun and adventure, Shakespeare IS alive, to every generation – firing the imagination and nourishing the creative spirit that resides in every human being. This is what The Primary Shakespeare Company aspires to achieve. I am extremely proud to be a patron.”

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Hugh also supports the following charities

Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard is a unique mentoring programme that partners the inner city children of Somers Town, London with volunteer theatre professionals.

National Youth Arts Trust

National Youth Arts Trust provides access to the performing arts for young people between the ages of 7 and 25 from non-privileged backgrounds.

National Youth Theatre

National Youth Theatre inspires, trains, and showcases exceptional performers and theatre technicians aged 14-25 from Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Mousetrap Theatre Projects

Mousetrap Theatre Projects is a theatre education charity dedicated to bringing the magic of theatre into the lives of young people.

South Downs National Park Trust

Working to enhance and protect the South Downs National Park for future generations.

WaterAid

WaterAid is an international charity that transforms lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation.

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