The Really Youthful Theatre Company

Our Patron

Bill Kenwright

Bill Kenwright is the UK's largest independent theatre and film producer and is known for his drive and determination. He started out as an actor, spending a year in Coronation Street, then moved into theatrical production and has clocked up more than 300 shows in the West End and beyond, most famously the long-running Blood Brothers, by Willy Russell. Recognition came when he was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to theatre and film in 2000. "His dedication is incredible " ( playwright Willy Russell)