Staff of the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch are currently training for the Brentwood Half Marathon to raise money for its wide-reaching Learning and Participation projects. Running the Brentwood Half-Marathon on Sunday 17 March are Douglas Rintoul (Artistic Director), Tom Lowe (Relationships Officer) and Ellie Hutley (Front of House Assistant and a former Youth Theatre Member). Participating in the 5k fun run on the same day will be Elaine Darran (Head of Finance). The group have set a target of £2,000. The Queen’s Theatre offers a variety of programmes that enables everyone the chance to discover and nurture their performing arts talents across Havering, East London and Essex with people of all ages and backgrounds. This includes producing high quality productions involving the local community, training young people in theatre skills both on stage and behind the scenes and assisting schools in delivering the curriculum in an innovative way. Donations received will contribute towards continuing this work that promotes creativity, helps build confidence and enables participants to develop new skills and make like-minded new friends. To donate please visit https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/Team/QueensTheatreRunners2019 or call the Queen’s Theatre’s Box Office on 01708 443333.