Our friends and supporters

Michael York OBE Theatre President ,International film star. Began his career at BLT in 1960.
“A remarkable theatre – nurturer of pleasures, talents and dreams”

Sir Derek Jacobi CBE Multi award winning TV , stage and film actor, has appeared on BLT stage in interview about his life , and has visited BLT several times.
“BLT has long been a beacon of superb theatre”

Anne Reid MBE Award winning TV stage and film actress, has appeared on BLT stage in interview about her life.
“I love your unique little theatre. May you thrive for many years to come”.

Dame Eileen Atkins CBE DBE Award winning TV and stage actress. Received her first career break when appearing on BLT stage in the 1960s.
“ I would say that my time at BLT gave me my first big break. May you thrive as long as there is theatre”.

Zoe Tapper TV and film actress, began her career at BLT.
“There is magic in that building. You can feel it as soon as you cross the threshold. A truly unique place”

Bob Neill MP Local Member of Parliament.

Cllr. Kim Botting Mayor of Bromley 2015/16 and 2018/2019

Cllr. David Cartwright Deputy Mayor of Bromley 2018/2019

Alan Burkitt Actor, singer, dancer and choreographer. Star of many West End shows e.g. 42nd Street, Top Hat, Kiss Me Kate, and choreographer to Strictly Come Dancing. Has performed cabaret twice at BLT 2017 and 2018

Nigel Rideout Career began at BLT in 1960 with 101 Company run by David Korda and Adrian Brine. Actor, director, author, voice teacher, and Academy Principal in the UK, USA, and Australia.
“ The ultimate dream came true as I worked behind those red plush curtains at BLT in 1960 with the 101 company”>

Peter Snipp Opera singer, cabaret artist, recording artist and BBC radio broadcaster. First performed at BLT in 1983 and returned in 2018.

Richard Bean Award winning playwright (Young Marx, One Man Two Guvnors, plus many more. Attended BLT’s amateur premiers of Young Marx” April 2019 which he co-wrote with Clive Coleman.

Clive Coleman Former barrister, now BBC’s legal correspondent. Playwright – “Chambers” , “The Bill”, an episode of “Spitting Image”, and co-writer of “Young Marx” with Richard Bean. Attended the amateur premiere of “Young Marx”at BLT April 2019.