WORDTheatreUK 20th Anniversary Celebration & Fundraiser

LONDON | In-Person
11 October 2023

We are celebrating 20 years of great performances along with our new UK Charitable Status, while raising funds for WORDTheatreUK Campus, our new initiative in under-resourced schools. Please join us for drinks, dinner, performances & honorees Juliet Stevenson, Kit de Waal, Olivia Williams & Rhashan Stone at our Celebration & Fundraiser at the Lansdowne Club, London...

WORDTheatreUK’s 20th Anniversary

LONDON | In-Person

11 October 2023 Wednesday 06:00pm to 10:30pm (UK)

Please join us as we celebrate our UK Charitable Statue sn 20 years of Great Performances all over England! We will honor 2023 WORDTheatreUK Storyteller Award recipients Juliet Stevenson & Kit de Waal, along with Olivia Williams & Rhashan Stone, our 2024 WORDTheatreUK Campus Ambassadors! Enjoy a fun evening with great people, great music & great performances!

WORDTheatreUK Founders
Cedering Fox & Kirsty Peart

Leslie Tobin Bacon & Steve Kenis

Michael & Alicia Ferragamo
Kathryn Kettle | Brian Loucks| Susa Noble
Thomas Noel | Aditya Mehta |
Holly Palance| Alyce Faye Eichelberger Cleese
James & Chelsea Prichard

 Invite you to Enjoy
WORDTheatreUK’s 20th Anniversary Celebration & Fundraiser

Drinks Reception
followed by
Dinner, Stellar Performances & Honorees
The Lansdowne Club, 9 Fitzmaurice Place, Mayfair, London W1J 5JD

Dress Code: Cocktail

 6 – 7 pm Welcome drink, music & mingling with friends and talents in the Foyer
followed by Dinner in the Ballroom
 7 pm Starters
Red & white wine will be served
Cash bar available all evening for additional drinks and higher end wines
7:30 pm Opening remarks by Kirsty Peart & Cedering Fox
7:45 pm Main Course
8:30 – 9:30 pm WORDTheatre Performance hosted by the Master of Ceremonies, Ben Miller
9:30 pm Dessert & Coffee
9:45 pm
Honoree Presentations

2023 WORDTheatreUK Storyteller Award Recipients
Juliet Stevenson
Kit  de Waal

2024 WORDTheatreUK Campus Ambassadors
Olivia Williams & Rhashan Stone

10:30 pm Carriages


Hosted by
Ben Miller

Simon Callow opens with Meditation on a Small Audience by Jess Row

Lesley Nicol performs Letter from Caroline Herschel by Siv Cedering
featuring Lizzie Ball on violin

Rhashan Stone performs Rocketman by Sir Elton John & Bernie Taupin based on  a Ray Bradbury short story
featuring Paul Cook on piano & Lizzie Ball on violin

Ian Hart performs Maybe Mermaids & Robots Are Lonely by Matthew Fogarty

John Schwab performs My Date with Neanderthal Woman by David Galef

Gina Bellman & Rhashan Stone perform Happy Endings by Margaret Atwood

Maria Bello performs The Book by Ben Loory

Jing Lusi performs Crushing big by Kit de Waal 

Amanda Donohoe performs Your Handwriting on an Envelope in the Mail by Pamela Painter

Damien Molony performs Weathering by Guy Ware

Danny Sapani, Jing Lusi & Gina Bellman perform Crazy Glue by Edgar Keret

Olivia Williams performs Housewife by Amy Hempel

Ben Miller performs The Gold Lunch by Ron Carlson 

Musical performances by Lizzie Ball on violin with Paul Cook on piano…

*Performers & Stories subject to change without notice…


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Dinner Menu*

Burrata with Radicchio Treviso Pureé, Red Wine Poached Pear, Walnuts & Balsamic Pearls
Braised Jacobs Ladder & Wild Mushroom Ragout with Seasonal Vegetables & Shallot Mash served with Braising Jus
Brioche Bread & Butter Pudding with Orange Confit & Grand Marnier Ice Cream
Tea, Coffee & Chocolates

*If you have special dietary requirements, please email [email protected]


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WORDTheatreUK Storyteller Award
Juliet Stevenson, Actor
Kit  de Waal, Author

WORDTheatreUK Campus 2024 Ambassadors
Olivia Williams & Rhashan Stone

Featuring performances by
Ben Miller
Amanda Donohoe, Damien Molony, Danny Sapani, Gina Bellman, Ian Hart, Jing Lusi, Lesley Nicol, Maria Bello, Olivia Williams, Rhashan Stone and Simon Callow!

Featuring musicians Lizzie Ball on violin & Paul Cook on piano

Curated & Directed by Cedering Fox



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Favorite musicians will be joining us!

Performers Disclaimer

Due to the ever-shifting nature of performers’ schedules, and the fact that they donate their time and talents, participation is subject to change without notice.


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