We are here

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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News

1.Mar.2018

Welcome to our new site!

The Actors' Benevolent Fund is pleased to be launching our new website today!

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Archive

Invitation to the first annual dinner

Annual dinners were held to raise money for the ABF, and to report back on the activities of the charity over the previous year.

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Theatre Royal Pantomime

Inside card: "Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year."

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