James McAvoy Vows to Help Young Actors
James McAvoy has pledged £125,000 in order to help aspiring actors follow in his footsteps. The X-Men actor is funding a 10-year scholarship programme at his former drama school, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the fund is to help people from 25 and under who would otherwise be unable to afford tuition at the school. McAvoy, graduated from Royal Conservative Of Scotland in 2000."I really believe in that; it's why I believe drama should be taught in our state schools from an early age and it's why I am delighted to be part of creating the opportunity for young Scots to help them realise their potential through drama at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland."