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The Beast beats Best!

The awful state of the roads means there will be no Best, Best School of Acting or First Class classes tomorrow (Saturday 3rd March). For those with LAMDA classes prior to exams on Sunday we have made special arrangements.


Exciting Best double bill announced

Exciting Best double bill announced

On 26th February at The Maltings, two Best groups will present an exciting and contrasting double bill… Best School of Acting’s Adavanced group will present a collection of moments from the writings of George Bernard Shaw – ‘To Be Shaw’. Best’s youth theatre group, TheBYTE, will present ‘Dr Hugh & The Creatives’. Imagine a world Read the full article…


These Bridges – dates announced

Our performances of ‘These Bridges’ as part of the National Theatre Connections programme will be on 26-28 March at The Maltings Arts Theatre. Tickets from  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/ovo A catastrophic flood. The Thames barrier has burst and London is submerged. One year on and rumours abound that there’s electricity, even WIFI, on the other side of the Read the full article…


Best makes right Connections

Best makes right Connections

Best’s youth theatre group TheBYTE, are once more taking part in the National Theatre Connections programme, a national competition that saw us invited to perform on the Dorfman stage at the NT in 2015! This time it’s a disturbing play about a post-deluge London, littered with bodies, and two teenagers’ journey to find out what lies on Read the full article…


Best wins drama festival!

Best wins drama festival!

Best’s youth theatre group TheBYTE were triumphant with our production of Ali Smith’s ‘Just’ at the Welwyn Youth Drama Festival, winning Best Play and the Adjudcator’s Award in recognition of the outstanding chorus work. Congratulations to the cast and to director Dawn Hudson on anther amazing success for Best!  


Best to perform in the Roman Amphitheatre

Fresh from our success at the Welwyn Youth Drama Festival, our youth theatre group, TheBYTE, has a brilliant opportunity to perform at the Roman Amphitheatre of Verulamium! In association with our friends at Ovo we’ll be presenting a wonderful piece of Greek comedy – Aristophanes’ ‘The Birds’ on 17 & 18 July at 7.30pm. Tickets Read the full article…


Best’s app is now live!

Best's app is now live!

Yes it’s here! The Best Theatre Arts app! Please could all Best parents download this and enable notifications as it will help us enormously when we need to get urgent messages out (like this week’s venue changes). It’s in the Apple Store and Google too.   Thanks!   https://besttheatrearts.appsme.com



A fantastic set of summer courses!

A fantastic set of summer courses!

Our summer academies were a huge success – Transylvania Express, The Lost Disco of Atlantis and OzWars were very well attended, enjoyed good weather and were brilliant fun. The shows were all stunning! This year we tried out a couple of new things too. In our last show – OzWars, we performed a stunning UV Read the full article…


2016 Best School of Acting auditions

2016 Best School of Acting auditions

We are holding open audition workshop for our forthcoming productions and courses on 8 August 2016 so if you are interested we have another cunning plan so call us as soon as possible. Scholarships and bursaries may be available for those showing real potential. The school is currently full, but with some students graduating this Read the full article…