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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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2019 ABF Christmas cards now on sale

The ABF's Christmas card range is now on sale.

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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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Round Robin by Gabriella Puzone

Pack of 10 cards £6.00. Message inside reads "Greetings"

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