News: West End stars announced for #CheerUpCharlie – The Show

October 7, 2021
News: West End stars announced for #CheerUpCharlie – The Show

Anti-bullying campaigner Charlie Kristensen has revealed the West End stars joining him for fundraising gala #CheerUpCharlie – The Show.

The gala is set to take place on Sunday 31 October, 7:30pm at The Actor’s Church in Covent Garden, London.

Produced by Mark Robert Petty and hosted by Ben Stock and Hilary O’Neil, the gala will have musical direction by Tom Knowles.

Stars for the evening include musical theatre performers Lewis Asquith, Lizzie Bea, Nikki Bentley, Daniel Boys, Kieran Brown, Robin Cousins, Maria Coyne, Ferris & Milnes, Adrian Hansel, Jacqueline Hughes, Sophie Isaacs, Melissa Jacques, Alison Jiear, Gemma Knight Jones, Carolyn Maitland, Nadim Naaman, Sara Poyzer, Oliver Savile, Jon Tarcy, Shona White and Jacinta Whyte, as well as Joseph Fletcher and Natasha Volley from DMD+ (Deaf Men Dancing+, founded by Mark Smith).

Further performers include country cross-over duo One Trick Pony, This One’s For You – A Tribute To Elton John (with Dougie Carter, Ben Barrow and Sam Ebenezer), and the cast of Rumi: The Musical, plus mind-reader Matt Daniel-Baker and ventriloquist Max Fulham.

They will be joined by students from ASA Theatre Arts, London School of Musical Theatre, MX Masterclass and The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Profits from ticket sales will be split between Acting For Others, which provides financial and emotional support to all theatre workers in times of need through the 14 member charities, and The National Deaf Children’s Society which is the leading charity for deaf children.

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