Author: Gaz Stevens

RAFTA mourns Christopher Bartle

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Christopher Bartle, RAFTA Fellow and former Chairman.  Christopher was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease approximately two years ago and he finally lost his battle with the debilitating disease on Monday 15 May.  Our deepest and most sincere sympathies and condolences go to his family, in particular his devoted wife Iris and Iris’ daughter Alex. … Continue reading RAFTA mourns Christopher Bartle »

Opportunity Knocks: proposals wanted for Project 2018

Project is Back! Yes, the amazing opportunity that is known as the ‘RAFTA Project’ is back. If you have an artistic vision, and you think you can see how to take it from page to stage, then you might relish the chance to direct or produce a RAFTA Project! Some of you will have noticed that RAFTA did not run a Project in 2017… Don’t worry, … Continue reading Opportunity Knocks: proposals wanted for Project 2018 »

RAFTA has helped to send an Ex-Airwoman to Edinburgh

Dear RAFTAfarians You may have noticed the previous blog post and email from our Info Officer asking for you to help send Rebecca Crookshank to the Edinburgh Festival. I am pleased to say that, after some good-old-fashioned debate on the Committee, RAFTA has donated £250 to Whiskey Tango Foxtrot to ensure that the play’s crowdfunding target was met and that the play got to Edinburgh (the … Continue reading RAFTA has helped to send an Ex-Airwoman to Edinburgh »