Christmas Concert 2019
Celebrate the festive season at RADA’s annual Christmas Concert.
Join us for an evening of music, mulled wine, mince pies and performances featuring our students and graduates at St Mary Abbots Parish Church, Kensington.
Graduate performers include: Adrian Lester (recent credits include Mary Queen of Scots Universal Pictures, Riviera Sky Atlantic) and Aurora Burghart (There She Goes BBC, The October Faction Netflix).
By supporting this fundraising event you will be helping to sustain and ensure access to our world-leading training.
Supported by Headline Event Partner AXA XL.
Groups of 10: £35 per ticket
Groups of 30: £32.50 per ticket
For group tickets, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7908 4799 for further information.
Adrian Lester OBE is an award-winning actor and director. His career started with a string of successful West End productions including Company, for which he received an Olivier Award, Six Degrees of Separation and Sweeny Todd, before taking the lead role in Mike Nichol's film Primary Colors. Other film roles include Day After Tomorrow, As You Like It, Loves Labour’s Lost, Grey Lady, Dust, Case No39 and the Oscar nominated Mary Queen of Scots.
Adrian is also well known for his TV work including the long running BBC1 series Hustle, Sky Atlantic’s Riviera, US sitcom Girlfriends, Undercover, Curfew, Trauma and The Rook. Directing credits include Hustle, Riviera, short film Of Mary and The Greatest Wealth at The Old Vic.
Adrian has played the title roles in Henry V and Othello (National Theatre), for which he won Best Actor at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards; Rosalind in As You Like It (Declan Donnellan & Cheek By Jowl); Ira Aldridge in Red Velvet (Tricycle Theatre / St Ann’s Warehouse New York / Garrick Theatre), for which he won Best Actor at the Critics Circle Awards; Hamlet in Peter Brook’s The Tragedy Of Hamlet (London, Paris, Japan and New York), Guys & Dolls (Royal Albert Hall) and earlier this year appeared in the Cost of Living at Hampstead.
Forthcoming projects include the BBC1 drama Life. Adrian is also writing and preparing to direct his first feature film, Lottery Boy.
Where to find us
St Mary Abbots Parish Church
Kensington Church Street
London W8 4LA
+44 (0)20 7908 4799
High Street Kensington: District, Circle Lines 4 minutes walk
Notting Hill Gate: Central Line 12 minutes walk
Buses stopping close to the church: 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 52, 70, 328, 452, C1