Four Weddings and a Funeral star John Hannah has been appointed patron for 2015’s Richmond Music and Drama Festival.

This year’s programme features over 60 music, dance and drama organisations performing in this three week festival in more than 30 venues across the borough.

Hannah said he was delighted to give his support to the festival.

The Sliding Doors actor, who lives in Richmond, said: "It is wonderful to see such talent being given a platform in Richmond and I look forward to the events taking place in the autumn."

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