• History of School

    History of School

Our Timeline

1986
George Peck starts the School in Oxford
1987
The School moves to its current site at Sansomes Farm Studios
1995
Accredited by the National Council for Drama Training
2004
Picked by the BBC as one of the top five drama schools in the UK
2005
Deemed ’outstanding’ by Adult Learning Inspectorate and awarded Grade 1
2006
Presented with ‘Beacon Status’ by the Minister for Further and Higher Education
Studio Theatre designed by Roger Stretton of architects Berman Guedes Stretton is shortlisted for RIBA Ibstock Downland Prize
2008
Deemed ‘outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted and awarded Grade 1
2009
Quality of One Year and Three Year courses rated ‘exemplary’ by Trinity College London
2011
Deemed ‘outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted and awarded Grade 1
2013
Rated one of Rated one of the Top 5 Best Acting Schools in the World
Quality of One Year and Three Year Courses rated ‘exemplary’ by Trinity College London
2015
Deemed 'outstanding' in all areas by Ofsted

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Charity Wakefield stars in Emilia at Shakespeare’s Globe

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Charity Wakefield stars in Emilia at Shakespeare’s Globe
 
Charity plays William Shakespeare in Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's new play Emilia, directed by Nicole Charles.
The play is based on the life of poet, mother and feminist Emilia Bassano, who many believe to be the inspiration for Shakespeare's "Dark Lady". It runs until 1 September. 
 

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