Former Midhurst Rother College pupil fund raising for his big acting chance

A former Midhurst Rother College pupil is desperately trying to raise £8,000 to pay for his studies after being offered a place on a post graduate course at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Wednesday, 13th July 2016, 12:40 pm
Charlie Clee photograph by Wolf Marloh

22 year old Charlie Clee started acting with the Petworth Players founded, among others by his great grandfather Harold Huggett.

He has appeaered with other local groups including The Graffam Rustics where I played Private Pike in Dad’s Army.

“As I became bitten by the bug I joined from the age of 14-17 as an original member of Midhurst’s, Centre Stage Academy, being able to perform on some amazing stages such as The Kings Theatre, Southsea.

“I studied drama at Midhurst Rother College for both GCSE and A Level before studying a one year Intensive Acting course at Chichester College when I was 18.”

He then went to Northampton University’s School of the Arts, completing a three year honours degree.

In his third year he became a member of The National Youth Theatre and at the same time was accepted in The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, for an MA in classical and contemporary text.

“I currently have a crowd funding webpage on which people are able to pledge as much as they want to my fund. In return I offer something small for the pledges which ranges from a simple thank you to a recording of myself performing a piece of Shakespeare.

“I can’t offer much but what I do offer is show my passion and love for this art. If you would like to pledge any money at all you can visit the site directly at

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