The From Start to Finnish project has been officially launched today at the residence of the Finnish Ambassador in London. The Ambassador of Finland, Mr. Pekka Huhtaniemi, Johan Storgard, ACE Production, together with Anthony Alderson, Director of the Pleasance, and representatives of the Ministry of Education and Culture hosted the launch event.
The host emphasised Finland’s rich theatrical heritage and the importance of bringing Finnish productions to the UK and British works to Finland.
“The new writing and talent coming from Finland is remarkable. The country’s entire approach to theatre is not only inspiring but also valuable for the UK theatre industry as we look for quality productions, talent and ideas for the future.” says Anthony Alderson, Director of the Pleasance Theatre.