Curtains up! Drama school dream achieved thanks to donations

Actor Megan Artherton, 24, in the auditorium at the Sheringham Little Theatre. Megan has been offere

Megan Artherton will study drama thanks to donations from the public - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

Budding starlet Meg Artherton is set to head to the big city after donations from the public allowed her to secure a place at a prestigious drama school. 

Norwich 24-year-old Meg faced six years of rejection before finally getting the call she'd been waiting for. 

London-based drama school Mountview offered her a place - but Meg was £2,500 short on the fees. 

Actor Megan Artherton, 24, in the dressing room at the Sheringham Little Theatre. Megan has been off

Actor Megan Artherton, 24, in the dressing room at the Sheringham Little Theatre - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

Launching a campaign online saw 68 people contribute to the fees. 

Meg said: "I just want to say thank you so much to everyone.


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"Seeing the generosity and support of so many people, I just couldn't believe it."

She added: "I can go and train in what I love to do, finally. Thank you so much to the people who donated - I promise I'll make you proud."

Actor Megan Artherton, 24, in the dressing room at the Sheringham Little Theatre. Megan has been off

Megan has been offered a place at the prestigious Mountview. - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

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