Acting is very popular among people of all ages. Even children in schools often perform plays by variety of writers.
Britain has good system of training professional actors by having good drama schools. Among the top drama schools is RADA. Many qualified actors have won Hollywood Oscars. Like Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Kate Winslet and many more.
England today also has many talented film and theatre directors but the film industry has decreased and many film directors work in Hollywood.
The most famous theatres are the National Theatre and the Barbican in London and also the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.