Many famous actors, past and present, are connected with Surrey.

These include Sir John Gielgud who attended Hillside Preparatory School in Godalming, Sir Noel Coward who briefly served in the East Surrey Regiment, Yvonne Arnaud, Sir Dirk Bogarde and Penelope Keith who held the post of High Sheriff for Surrey in 2002.

Discover the Surrey connections of Denholm Elliott (1922-1992) and Sir Terence Rattigan (1911-1977)

Click here to see the catalogue of Guildford Theatre, North Street, and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millmead, Guildford, Performance Records and Related Papers held at Surrey History Centre (SHC ref: 7018)

To find out more about some of the people involved with the county’s film and theatre heritage follow the links on the left hand side.

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