Archive

The Actors' Benevolent Fund holds a large archive of theatrical memorabilia, costume design, and records relating to our history dating back to the late 19th century.

To see a selection of our archive items, click on the images below.
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​If you'd like to apply for support due to injury, illness, or old age, apply here.

The ABF emergency grant scheme is being remodelled as we move away from the pandemic to the recovery stage of Covid 19, when different types of help are needed by actors and stage managers. Therefore, the scheme is presently suspended for new applicants.