Top scholarship for Derry acting coach Liam Cunningham

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A Derry man has received the Peter and Alice |Scholarship award from the prestigious Royal Central School Of Speech And Drama London.

Liam Cunningham, who is a First Class Honours graduate from Central has worked as a professional acting coach and theatre arts educational consultant.

“I was very touched to received the award both as an affirmation of the voluntary work I’ve been involved in Derry and also my developing research into professional actor training which combines my other complimentary therapist specialist training in Subtle Energy Medicine,” Liam told the ‘Journal’. Liam received the award from Central’s President, theatre director, Michael Grandage who had recently directed Jude Law, Judy Dench and Daniel Radcliff in a series of plays at London’s West End.