Thursday, 21 February 2008

Brinsworth House

Brinsworth House is a retirement home especially for members of the acting and entertainment professions, in Twickenham, Middlesex, England. The house, opened in 1911, is provided and maintained by the Entertainment Artistes Benevolent Fund, founded in 1908 to care for members of what was at that time the variety and music hall profession. The EABF and the house are funded largely by the Royal Variety Performance.

Recent celebrity residents of Brinsworth House have included:

  • Dame Thora Hird (died 2003)
  • Charlie Drake (died 2006)
  • Alan Freeman CBE (died 2006)
  • Emily Perry (died 2008)

Current residents include:

  • Richard O'Sullivan


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