Memory: Sir Laurence Olivier (Artistic DIrector)

Laurence OlivierAs the greatest actor of a generation to have him as the 1st Artistic Director was, I believe, the most significant factor in enabling Leslie Evershed-Martin’s dream to be fulfilled. His international status and his acting pedigree attracted both artists and audiences to Chichester – something that probably, at the time, couldn’t have been achieved by anyone else.

From: Simon Parsonage

Memory: Leslie Evershed-Martin (Theatre Founder)

EDITED Photo Leslie Outside Theatre Box 69 H16.5xW21.7cm_001_edited-1

Without him none of us would be here – the Theatre was all a result of this man’s vision and dream.

From: Anon