Stephen Mangan joins Sir Ian McKellen as Patron for English Touring Theatre
8 October 2015
We are delighted to announce that the acclaimed British actor Stephen Mangan is now a patron of English Touring Theatre.
Stephen Mangan stated, “Touring Theatre is an essential part of our industry and I’m honoured to be joining English Touring Theatre as a Patron. For over 20 years the company has been at the forefront of top quality touring drama. I look forward to supporting their exciting future projects."
Director of English Touring Theatre, Rachel Tackley, commented, “I am absolutely delighted that Stephen will be joining Sir Ian McKellen as a Patron of English Touring Theatre. His wealth of experience and knowledge of the industry make him a perfect partner for us as we continue to expand and diversify the company's work.
In his role, Mangan will act as an advisor to the company across development of new work and programming, as well as being a company spokesperson. His support and guidance, alongside that of Ian McKellen’s, who has been a Patron since 1993, will help to ensure the company remains at the forefront of theatre across the UK.
We look forward to having him on board!