Billboard in Swiss Cottage
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Billboard threat for theatre school

A theatre school in central London has said it will lose crucial money if Camden Council makes it take down a billboard.

The Central School of Speech and Drama, where Dame Judi Dench and Sir Laurence Olivier went, currently benefits from £150,000 a year raised by advertising boards set up in Swiss Cottage.

But the council said the billboards do not have planning permission and should be taken down.

BBC London's Sarah Harris spoke to Alexander Neal from Dilated Theatre and Professor Gavin Henderson from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

  • 13 Jun 2013