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Faustus & QE Students raise £500 for St Teresa’s

Date Posted: 11/06/2015 | Posted In: Latest news

QE students presented a cheque for £500 to David Jones, Senior Fundraising Manager for St Teresa’s Hospice.

For the second year running, a group of students working completely independently, directed and performed a magnificent tragedy from the Golden Age of English Theatre: the time of Shakespeare. Last year’s Macbeth was spine tingling and this year’s Doctor Faustus was a magnificent blend of tragedy and raucous comedy.

Staff co-ordinator, Cressida Eastwell, said:

“Their achievement was even more remarkable as many of them had no previous experience. Student directors Daniel Brennan and Nicola Barker led a wonderful team of actors, artists and business managers who achieved a stunning end result and a hefty profit for a charity that is dear to the hearts of many in Darlington. Next year’s students will have the challenge of rising even more with their forthcoming production of the Revenger’s Tragedy.

Pictured from back row left to right: Jamie Richards, Jack Waite, Elise Mitchell, Beth Evans, Nick Heitler, David Jones, Nicola Barker, Cressida Eastwell.