Abbey Theatre goers give generously

Abbey Theatre Club and patrons not only enjoyed an evening of entertainment but reached into their pockets to raise £294.08 for the British Heart Foundation Scotland.

“Irene Lindsay, who organised the collection, drew attention at the production wearing bright red in support of the charity.

Helen Anderson and Irene Lindsay from the British Heart Foundation received a cheque from Anne Smith  from donations  by the Abbey Theatre Club and  Patrons during the Club's January/February production.

Helen Anderson and Irene Lindsay from the British Heart Foundation received a cheque from Anne Smith from donations by the Abbey Theatre Club and Patrons during the Club's January/February production.

“It is a great total and we are absolutely delighted,” said Helen Anderson, Arbroath co-ordinator BHF Scotland. “Every penny counts and the money raised will come back into helping projects and research in our local organisations.”

Anne Smith presented the cheque on Tuesday.

Watch a British Heart Foundation video below to find out more about the charity.