It has two aims – first to contain some material which people have asked for in the past. This side of things is still in development. Pieces can be downloaded here in exchange for a donation to the Orpheus Centre Trust.
Second, in an age when any old nonsense can appear on the internet, it’s meant to set the record straight. Which may appear paranoid and self-absorbed, but hey, this is showbiz. I hope the result doesn’t sound boastful, and I really have tried to make it honest.
To my surprise and delight, since 16th June 2012 this has been the website of Sir Richard Stilgoe. Annabel is now Lady Stilgoe, and her unceasing labours are probably the main reason I’ve been elevated. Thank you to so many of you who have written and said kind things. It seems unfair that when the ship is moving well they paint the figurehead gold instead of praising the people rowing away at the back, so I honestly hope the rowers see this as an award for them just as much as for me.
Annabel received an OBE from H.M. The Queen in 2016.
The Community Opera “The Freedom Game” commissioned by Surrey for the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta was performed at the Royal Albert Hall by 800 people in 2015.
The Circumnavigation of Battersea Bower Station happened without loss of life in 2014.