Plaque marks final bursary
A PLAQUE was unveiled in the RSC’s Swan Theatre, in Stratford-upon-Avon, on Sunday (31st July), by the late Brett Goldin’s mother, to mark the tenth and final year of the Brett Goldin Bursary awards.
Denise Goldin unveiled the plaque during an event that was also attended by South African-born actor Sir Antony Sher and Honorary RSC Associate Dame Janet Suzman, Gregory Doran, the RSC’s artistic director, as well as 25-year-old Buhle Ngaba and 23-year-old David Viviers, who were this year’s bursary recipients.
The Brett Goldin Bursary was set up immediately after the young South African actor and his friend, fashion designer Richard Bloom, both aged 28, were killed over the Easter weekend in April 2006, just days before he was due to leave for Stratford.
Brett was to perform the role of Guildenstern in the Baxter Theatre Centre’s production of Hamlet, directed by Dame Janet Suzman, which launched the RSC’s Complete Works Festival.
For the full article see the arts pages of Thursday's Herald (4th August).