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Interview in The Stage for Eagle Eye Theatre


Ben was interviewed by John Byrne from The Stage for a piece about actors who also provide care home entertainment. Ben's comments in the piece:

“During my time at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, my class was asked to perform at a care home in Golders Green,” says actor and singer Ben Eagle. “There was a couple on the front row. He was visiting his wife, a resident in the home, who had severe Alzheimer’s. During If I Loved You from Carousel, she straightened up in her chair and looked into her husband’s eyes. They both started crying. Later, he sent a letter thanking us for bringing his wife back, even for a short time. Needless to say, we struggled to get through the song ourselves. It was at this moment I decided to set up Eagle Eye Theatre – to help the residents, as well as giving us performers a chance to keep our singing muscles active and earn some cash in-between acting jobs. Everyone wins.”

Read the entire article here: https://www.thestage.co.uk/features/2016/performing-in-care-homes-gives-you-more-than-a-job/


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