A performing arts student has become one of only a handful of Wrexhamites to make it into The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in recent history.
Joe Roberts, 18, from Coed-y-Glyn has successfully gained entry to the academy where training is ranked alongside the best in the world
He impressed adjudicators during intensely gruelling auditions against talented individuals from all over the world.
Joe will take up his highly coveted place in September at the prestigious drama college after successfully completing a Performing Arts course at Yale College.
“We are delighted for Joe,” said Lawrence Wood, Vice Principal at Yale College and an RADA graduate himself “Joe’s achievement highlights the exceptional quality of drama and theatre studies training at Yale College and is a tribute to his hard work and dedication…we wish him every success for the future.”
The training at the academy will provide Joe with the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of famous Welsh graduates such as Sir Anthony Hopkins, Michael Sheen and Josie D’arby. For over a hundred years RADA has been training globally recognised stage, TV and film artists.