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 »

2016 AGM

Just a quick post to confirm the date and venue for this year’s AGM. I’m pleased to advise that we will once again be returning to The White Swan in Stratford upon Avon.  The date – as agreed at last year’s AGM – will be Saturday 29 October 2016 and timings will be 11am to 1pm (with refreshments served from 10.30am). www.white-swan-stratford.co.uk A formal calling notice … Continue reading 2016 AGM »

RAFTA One Act Play Festival 2016

The RAFTA One Act Play Festival was a great success and we were once again lucky enough to have Ben Humphrey as our adjudicator. Please find his scores (in performance order) and the awards & nominations in the Festival 2016 page.