Fundraising events for 2004

Fundraising events for 2003

Past Fundraising events 









Thank you to the following for very generous financial support.

Mr Richard Andrews
Mr and Mrs Geoffrey Bray
Dr and Mrs Peter Burridge
Mr and Mrs Michael Daniels
Haberdashers’ Aske’s School, Elstree
Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls, Elstree
Mr Bob Watson

Daphne Ashbolt, Pamela Barnard,
Carolyn and John Beckley, The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, Gaynor and Nicholas Fraser, Michael French, Jane and Michael Gallimore, Mavis Hill, The Mackintosh Foundation, Margaret Maughan, Linda and Timothy Maughan, Patricia and Alan Newton, Northfield Educational Trust Ltd. Sue Philips, Katie Spring, Helen and Andrew Thorpe, Tony Timberlake, Pamela and Len Turner, Sheila Wiltshire OBE and Geoffrey Wiltshire. 













Recent Fundraising events for 2004


Falling in Love Again - More romantic encounters in words and music

This was held on Sunday May 9th 2004 at the Purcell School, Bushey by kind permission of the headmaster. It featured Patricia Rozario, Mark Troop, William Fong, Janie Dee and Michael Simpkins














Recent Fundraising events for 2003


The John Lyon School - Harrow and Harrow School donated the proceeds of The John Lyon School Commemoration Concert held in The Speech Room, Harrow School, to the Trust.

Thank you to Stuart Miles - Director of Music and Academic Deputy Head - The John Lyon School.

The Flora London Marathon 

Simon Cryer's first and last marathon run raised £1300 for the trust. This is a magnificent achievement and everyone in the Trust is deeply grateful to him.

He also raised equally impressive funds for Breast Cancer Care and The Huntington's Disease Association (HDA).

Simon, a friend and colleague who worked with Sophie throughout her time at the Stephen Joseph Theatre has raised substantial funds for the Trust since it was founded in 1996


International Women's' Week at the Hackney Empire - March 2003

Thanks to actress Susie McKenna the Trust received a cheque for £500 from Theatrecares. This generous gesture initiated by Susie, one of Sophie's oldest friends & colleague from her season at Nottingham Playhouse, is deeply appreciated by everyone in the Trust.

Thank you Susie.

Both of the donations mentioned above will go towards the sixth new play for Sophie in 2004.








Past Fundraising events 


As They Like It contains a wide variety of recipes contributed by actors and other people in the theatre world who either knew or worked with Sophie or simply wanted to support the trust and what it is aiming to do.

You could enjoy a Chilled Tomato Soup from Nigel Hawthorne or perhaps a Tarte aux Asparagus from Marcia Warren. If they're not to you liking why not try the Salmon Fishcakes from the RNT or Two Minute Chicken from Sir Cameron Mackintosh.

The book was compiled by Margaret Maughan with illustrations by Katherine Spring. Cover design by Ted and Lyn Rockley and printed by Pryor Publications. As They Like It is available from the trust for only £7.50 (inc P&P) and all proceeds go directly to the trust. Send your request with a cheque for the correct amount to:

Sophie Winter Trust
31 Oxhey Road

October 1996 - Lanes Productions

Artistic Director Cheryl Innes - a company committed to producing plays by young/new writers, presented the premier of ‘My Piece of Foreign Sky’ by the Scottish playwright Lara Jane Bunting at The Link Theatre, Holborn from 1-19th October.

Thank you Cheryl Innes for a beautiful play and for a very generous donation to the Trust.

April 1997 The Flora London Marathon

Thank you Jilly Dolphin for dedicating your run to the Trust and raising such a magnificent donation.

Old Time Music Hall - Harrogate Theatre & Stephen Joseph Theatre - January and June 1997

Devised by Simon Cryer and staring Dorothy Atkinson, Bill Champion, Janie Dee, Jenny Granville, Dermot McLaughlin, Tamzin Outhwaite Georgina Samuels, Nick Searle, Jo Theaker, Rupert Wickham, Elizabeth Wilson, Becca Milner, Daniel Copeland, Christopher Chilton, Anna Wilby, Christine littlewood, Oliver Hickey, Kate Vaughan, Jessica Manley, Samantha Brearley, Lisa Shingler, Heather Peace, Mark stratton and Jack Judson. The proceedings were chaired by the ever glamorous Christopher Webber.

A Celebration of Love and Friendship - The Music School, John  Lyon School, Harrow - 24th Sept. 1997

Featuring Lucy Wybrow, Claire Daniels, Carole Presland and Janet Booth

Love Songs and Lyrics - The Purcell School, Bushey - 15th May 1999

A gentle exploration of the ups and downs of being in and out of love. Featuring Patricia Rosario, Mark Troop, Andrew Keeping, Sian Reeves and Dale Rapley.

By kind permission of the headmaster

Christmas Leftovers - Bonnie Bird Theatre, Laban Centre, London - January 2002

An extravaganza devised by Pauline Hudson

As They Like It - The Purcell School, Bushey - 28th September 2002

An evening of words and music exploring love and other related matters. Featuring Patricia Rosario, Mark Troop, William Fong, Sian Reeves and Philip Bird.

By kind permission of the headmaster