Pragnell Award Winner 2020

A huge congratulations to Juliet Stevenson CBE, on winning the Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award. With a stage career starting at the Royal Shakespeare Company, and spanning 40 years, she is a Rare Jewel.

The Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award celebrates individuals who have significantly furthered society’s understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the Bard’s work. Previous winners including Sir Kenneth Branagh and Sir Patrick Stewart.

The 25th April 2020 marks the day that we had planned to celebrate this momentous achievement, with a luncheon hosted by Alexander Armstrong. However we look forward to next year's celebration planned for 24th April 2021.

We wish our best to both Juliet and the RSC, who tirelessly keep his wonderful works fresh for audiences around the world.

Above, Juliet Stevenson has recorded a short message for us upon receiving this award.

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