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Equity members support reading campaign

20 June 2011

Graham SeedWe, the undersigned, wish to add our support to the Evening Standard's Get London Reading campaign, that highlights the unacceptable levels of illiteracy in our capital and throughout the UK.  As members of the actors' trade union Equity and professional readers of audiobooks, we appreciate perhaps more than most the power and the joy that comes from being able to interpret the written word.

It is shocking that in this modern day and age anyone should be deprived of the gift of literacy. We fully endorse the Evening Standard's efforts to tackle this monumental problem, and would like to assist in the campaign in any way we are able, as well as encourage others to become involved.

Yours sincerely,

Adjoa Andoh
Adrian Grove
Amy Finegan
Andrew Watson
Ann Beach
Anthony Ofoegbu
Barbara Barnes
Brian Hewlett
Camilla Mathias
Caroline Lennon
Carolyn Bonnyman
Cathleen McCarron
Charlie Norfolk
Christopher Oxford
Damian Lynch
Daniel Pageon
David Holt
David Thorpe
Di Langford
Don McCorkindale
Edmund Dehn
Edward Halsted
Eileen Nicholas
Emma Powell
Gareth Armstrong
Glen McCready
Gordon Griffin
Graham Padden
Graham Seed
Hannah Mercer
James Price
Jane Markham
Jane McDowell
Janine Cooper- Marshall
Jeff Harding
Jennifer Woodward
Jon Cartwright
Kevin Moore
Kirsty Cox
Laurel Ledkow
Laurence Bouvard
Lesley Mackie
Liza Ross
Lucy Scott
Maggie Cronin
Maggie Mash
Marlene Sidaway
Matthew Field
Michael Sheen O.B.E
Mike Grady
Miriam Margolyes O.B.E
Neville Jason
Nicolette McKenzie
Patience Tomlinson
Patricia Leventon
Paul Butterworth
Penelope Rawlins
Peter Kenny
Peter Marinker
Peter Wickham
Rayyah McCaul
Richard Burnip
Richard Teverson
Robin Houston
Ruth Sillers
Sam Dastor
Sarah Sherborne
Sean Barrett
Shaun Dooley
Sheila Mitchell
Sherry Baines
Simon Prebble
Stephen Greif
Steven Alexander
Terry O'Brien
Terry Wale
Veronika Hyks

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