The Ashford Youth Theatre (AYT) is a semi-professional theatre company based in Ashford, Kent. It was founded in spring '83 by Daryl Brown and Stella Critchley, whose tireless commitment was recognized by the award of the MBE in 2006. Over the last 30 years, AYT has built a reputation in London and the South East. We are passionate about the work we do and proud of the work we have done in the past. We choose plays because they are challenging, and we present them to a professional standard. Authors whose work we have performed include Shakespeare, John Ford, Moliere, Wilde, Rattigan, Anouilh, Stoppard, Pinter and most recently Patrick Marber, as well as devised pieces and plays written by AYT members.