The Central Book - HARDBACK
Published by Oberon
Starting from a single room in the Royal Albert Hall, Elsie Fogerty built her small school into a world-famous institution that was to foster the talents not only of performers and other theatre practitioners, but also of inspirational teachers and speech therapists
Many of the most eminent actors of the twentieth century began their careers at Central - Laurence Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave, Peggy Ashcroft and Judi Dench all trained at this remarkable place
In its hundred years at the forefront of theatre training, Central has weathered two World Wars, as well as an ever-changing political environment. Susi's fascinating study shows that one thing Central has never been is boring ...