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Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, England is a British stage school.

Established in 1904 by Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, a leading Shakespeare producer. The managing council included Sir Johnston Forbes Robertson, Sir Arthur Wing Pinero, Sir James Barrie, W.S. Gilbert, Irene Vanbrugh and George Bernard Shaw.

In 1950 Shaw left a third of his royalties to RADA.

Past students include John Gielgud, Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Devika Rani, Glenda Jackson, Harold Pinter, John Hurt, Michael Williams and Anthony Hopkins.