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Celebrity Foodies take Lucy Hunter Johnston out to lunch, The Evening Standard, June 10, 2011

Celebrity foodies take Lucy Hunter Johnston out to lunch

Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory at J Sheekey

Damian Lewis

I met Harold Pinter for the first time at J Sheekey. He was charming, undeniably rather gruff and imposing, but he adored Helen, so I was happy to let him flirt with her all night while I talked to his wife Antonia. It was in the very early days of our relationship, but I wasn’t jealous; I was proud.

Continue reading Celebrity Foodies take Lucy Hunter Johnston out to lunch, The Evening Standard, June 10, 2011

Categories Charity Events Gallery Helen Philanthropy

Scene & Heard Charity Event – October, 2010

Damian and Helen Onstage for Children’s Charity

by Stephen Einhorn Blog  | October, 2010

At the beginning of October, the children’s charity Scene & Heard played host to a star studded event held at the 20th Century Theatre in Notting Hill. The evening included champagne, canapés, the performance of plays written by Scene & Heard’s child playwrights, and an auction.

Famous faces included patrons Damian Lewis (the host), Helen McCrory, Tim Pigott-Smith, Tom Goodman- Hill, Twiggy Lawson and Jonathon Pryce.

Scene & Heard is a unique mentoring project that partners the inner-city children of Somers Town, London with volunteer theatre professionals. They give children intensive, one-to-one adult attention, enabling them to write plays which are then performed by professional actors. For many years, this vibrant charity has created astonishing and extraordinary theatre.

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Categories Events Gallery Helen Messages Radio Your Highness


  • News from Damian Lewis! Melissa, Damian’s associate, has forwarded an update with lots of information about Damian’s current projects: ➡

    » Last night Damian Lewis attended the opening party for the “world largest Audi dealership” in West London; visit theWarehouse for pictures from the event.

    » Damian was seated next to Chef Gordon Ramsay at the party. They will both play football (soccer) for UNICEF in a charity match that is scheduled to take place in late June 2010.

    » Melissa said that Damian was very pleased to hear that many fans plan to see his new play The Misanthrope which opens at London’s Comedy Theatre on December 7th!

    » New Damian Lewis project! 😀

    Damian just finished recording the 3rd series of Number 10 for BBC Radio 4’s “Afternoon Play”. He will play the “1st gay Tory Prime Minister” and will be taking over from Sir Anthony Sher who played the Labour Prime Minister in the previous 2 series. Click here for information about the serial program.

    » Damian said that filming for Your Highness has ended and confirmed that the movie is scheduled for release on October 1, 2010.

    » Damian said that his thoughts are with Stephen Gately’s friends and family upon his untimely death and especially with Ronan Keating, Damian’s close friend, who has lost both a friend and colleague.

    » Damian is excited by the news that his brother Gareth Lewis’s concept for a new television program “Life and Stuff” has been commissioned for development by a major US network (CBS or NBC?)

    » Sadly, the rumors that Damian Lewis will make a guest appearance as Vincent Van Gogh in an upcoming episode of Dr. Who are not true, but Helen McCrory may be able to make an appearance on the show if she fit it into her Harry Potter filming schedule.

    Thanks so much to Damian and Melissa for all the news!

Categories Helen The Baker The Escapist


  • The region 1 (US/Canada) DVD of The Escapist featuring Damian Lewis is now available for rental exclusively from Blockbusters.com. ➡

    The Escapist will screen at The Harbor Theater in Muskegon, Michigan on October 10, 11, and 12 for the IFC International Film Festival.

  • The Baker starring Damian Lewis opens in Portland, Oregon on October 23rd at the
    Living Room Theatres.

  • Helen McCrory recently gave an interview to Rotten Tomatoes that mentions the “epic” ending planned for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”. Helen plays Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter films.

    Helen gave the interview during the filming her new movie 4.3.2.1.

  • Click here to listen to Helen performing in “Words and Music Feasting with Panthers” on BBC Radio 3.

Categories Helen The Situation Video

There’s lots of reasons for celebration and congratulations!


  • Gareth Lewis, writer and director of The Baker and Damian Lewis’s brother and business partner, is currently working on the script for a new feature film called “Father Figure” for Picture Farm. Gareth and Phil Traill have co-written a sitcom called “Life and Stuff” that has been picked up for development by NBC. Gareth is also currently creating and directing a webseries, called “The Fantasist” for Pure Grass Films and the BBC.
    Click here for more information and congratulations best wishes to Mr. Gareth Lewis! 🙂

  • Adrian Sturges, producer of The Escapist and Damian Lewis’s Picture Farm business partner, has been featured in Variety as one of “10 Producers To Watch”. Sturges is currently attending the Toronto International Film Festival with his new film The Disappearance of Alice Creed. Congratulations and good luck to Mr. Adrian Sturges! 😀

  • Helen McCrory (and husband Damian Lewis?) will attend the world premiere of The Fantastic Mr. Fox, the new animated movie featuring Helen as the voice of “Mrs. Bean”. The film will open the “London Film Festival” on October 14th at 7 pm (19:00) at the Odeon Leicester Square; click here and here for more information. Congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Helen McCrory! ➡

  • Congratulations to Ioan Gruffudd and his wife Alice Evans on the recent birth of their daughter Ella Betsi Evans Gruffudd! Ioan and Damian Lewis are long-time friends and co-stars in The Forsyte Saga and Warriors. 😀
  • The Situation starring Damian Lewis will broadcast in the US on the Sundance Channel in October:

    » Friday October 2 at 3AM
    » Monday October 12 at 3:15AM

  • Two new, fan-made Life music videos are now available on YouTube:

    » “Charlie Crews (Buddha Bar)” by veruca284
    » “The Wall and Maserati Quattroporte” by Moddyxxx