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Anna Scher’s Islington theatre celebrates its 46th birthday

Anna Scher with long time theatre member Dickon Tolson Anna Scher with long time theatre member Dickon Tolson

Sunday, February 9, 2014
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A theatre school that has nurtured some of Britain’s favourite TV stars celebrated its 46th birthday last week.

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Anna Scher has taught the likes of Kathy Burke, Pauline Quirke and Phil Daniels since opening her Islington drama school in 1968.

It’s been a landmark year for the theatre as Mrs Scher received an MBE from the Queen in October for her services to drama.

She celebrated with current students at a small party at Saint Silas Church Pentonville, Penton Street on Friday.

“After 46 years every day is still special,” said Mrs Scher.

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