Henlow theatre donates ticket proceeds to hospice in memory of stalwart Geoff Mitchell

PUBLISHED: 08:30 01 September 2018

Henlow Amateur Theatre Society donated almost �300 to Garden House Hospice Care in memory of Geoff Miitchell. Picture: Courtesy of Henlow Amateur Theatre Society

Henlow Amateur Theatre Society donated almost �300 to Garden House Hospice Care in memory of Geoff Miitchell. Picture: Courtesy of Henlow Amateur Theatre Society

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Henlow Amateur Theatrical Society has donated almost £300 to Garden House Hospice Care in memory of stalwart Geoff Mitchell.

Members of the theatre group presented the cheque to Garden House Hospice Care representatives last week. Picture: Courtesy of Henlow Amateur Theatre SocietyMembers of the theatre group presented the cheque to Garden House Hospice Care representatives last week. Picture: Courtesy of Henlow Amateur Theatre Society

Proceeds from the youth theatre’s Henlow Variety Performance were donated to the hospice which cared for former youth theatre co-ordinator Geoff, who sadly died last year.

Keith Lander from HATS said: “Geoff was a stalwart of HATS from when he joined in 2008 until his untimely death in 2017.

“He played many parts, from Abanazer in Aladdin to General Von Smelling in Allo, Allo!

“Geoff also directed several successful plays and pantomimes including No Sex Please, We Are British and Babes in the Wood. His most recent production, Beauty and the Beast was in February 2017. He was very well-liked and a popular co-ordinator of the youth theatre from 2012 to 2014.”

Members of the theatre group presented the cheque to Garden House Hospice Care representatives last week. Picture: Courtesy of Henlow Amateur Theatre SocietyMembers of the theatre group presented the cheque to Garden House Hospice Care representatives last week. Picture: Courtesy of Henlow Amateur Theatre Society

The youth theatre’s variety performance raised £298, which was presented to hospice representatives last Wednesday.

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