21 January 2020
We are excited to be co-organising the third National Drug and Alcohol Education Conference with the Alcohol Education Trust and London Drug and Alcohol Policy Forum.
5 April 2019
Dan’s story, retold in Mark Wheeller’s moving verbatim play ‘I Love You, Mum – I Promise I Won’t Die’, has reached over 14,000 young people and parents on its third professional tour.
6 May 2018
StopWatch Theatre Company’s second professional tour of Mark Wheeller’s play about Dan, I Love You, Mum – I Promise I Won’t Die, has been seen by around 14,000 young people, and has had a huge impact on its audiences across the length and breadth of London.
19 December 2017
The long-awaited charity album, 'We All Stand Together' by Choirs With Purpose, is finally on the shelves of HMV and Asda as well as available online to order or download. And it could still be Christmas no.1 with your help!
4 May 2017
StopWatch Theatre's moving and powerful professional production of Mark Wheeller’s play about Dan, ‘I Love You, Mum – I Promise I Won’t Die’, completed its nine week tour of London schools and colleges last term
18 May 2016
On Saturday 18 June there will be one final opportunity to see Oasis Youth Theatre perform the play we commissioned Mark Wheeller to write about Dan, I Love You Mum, I Promise I Won’t Die.
30 March 2016
Reviews, comments and feedback on our play have been overwhelmingly and consistently positive, reflecting the profound impact this play and performance had on its audience, and the sense of urgency that all young people must see it
30 March 2016
Powerful and deeply moving premiere performance of ‘I Love You Mum, I Promise I Won’t Die’ took place at the BRIT School on Tuesday 29 March before an audience of special guests, including Dan’s family and friends
23 March 2016
Our play 'I Love You Mum, I Promise I Won't Die' by award winning playwright Mark Wheeller has received some excellent press on the BBC and in the Southampton Echo.
22 March 2016
Mark Wheeller play’s about Dan, ‘I Love You Mum, I Promise I Won't Die’, will be performed before a VIP audience on 29 March at the BRIT school in south London
21 March 2016
In May 2014, just months after Dan died, the DSM Foundation commissioned award winning playwright Mark Wheeller to write a play about what happened to him. In March 2016 this had its first preview performances.
24 November 2015
SERIOUSLY good news! We've been invited to be part of a national government-funded pilot to develop a quality mark for providers of drugs education.
1 August 2015
Mark Wheeller's play about Dan not only now has its own page on his website (see here), but is also ranked at no.2 in his top twenty plays! (calculated through a complicated points system based amongst other things on performances, book sales etc).
1 August 2015
Just five weeks till the London Marathon! Mike Rutt was Dan's church youth leader until he died, and one of our first trustees, and he's been in stiff training for this huge event, to raise money for Dan's Foundation.