Ahead of the opening of their new venue - NST city, Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST) today announces that Harriet Walter and Craig David will join the theatre as patrons, working alongside Samantha Bond, Laura Carmichael, Tom Hiddleston and Celia Imrie. They also join the recently announced new associates, Inua Ellams and Drew McOnie adding to the breadth of ambassadors for the theatre.
As patrons of NST, Walter and David will support and champion the upcoming season of work as well as the launch of the brand-new theatre.
Director of NST, Samuel Hodges, commented, "As we prepare to open our brand-new venue – NST City, I am absolutely delighted that Harriet Walter and Craig David will be joining Samantha Bond, Laura Carmichael, Tom Hiddleston and Celia Imrie as patrons of Nuffield Southampton Theatres. They both bring extensive and diverse experience from across the arts making them the perfect pairing to join our team. We have an exciting year ahead of us, so I’m thrilled to welcome Harriet and David’s support ahead of our upcoming season that marks a big leap forward for NST and for the cultural landscape of Southampton.’’
In addition, NST has also launched the new Founding Friends membership scheme. This gives theatre lovers the rare opportunity to take part in a pivotal moment in NST’s history, enjoying a host of exciting events and benefits. Benefits include a naming inscription on the new donor wall at NST City, bespoke tours of NST City, complimentary tickets, invitations to NST press nights and post-show parties with the cast and opportunities to attend read-throughs, technical and dress rehearsals. For more information on getting involved, please visit www.nstheatres.co.uk/support-us or call 023 8031 5500 x 517.