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for professional actors and stage managers who are in need due to illness, injury, or old age.

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In 1882

the Actors’ Benevolent Fund was founded by the great actor-manager Sir Henry Irving and a group of his friends.

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HRH The Prince of Wales

has been the ABF's patron since 2000. Dame Penelope Keith, DBE, DL, has been the ABF's president since 1990.

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ABF Christmas card clearance sale

Designs from the ABF's 2017 and 2018 card range are on sale for just £4.00 per pack.

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The Stage - the theatrical charities

This article was printed in The Stage in 1932, and aimed to tackle misconceptions about the various theatrical charities.

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Just A Minute, Dear by Jeremy Swan

Pack of 10 cards £4.00. Message inside reads "Season's Greetings"

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