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Letters Live and The Shows Must Go On Series to Stream Readings – March 3, 2021

Celebrating International Women’s Day

by Alex Wood | Whats On Stage | March 3, 2021

Damian reading at a Letters Live performance in 2018 Source: Twitter @berryfruitful

The Shows Must Go On series will return from Monday to present a variety of streamed performances.

From 8 March, the channel will work with Letters Live to present a series of readings on its YouTube channel for seven days, free of charge. All donations will be going to The WOW Foundation, which runs the global movement that is WOW – Women of the World Festivals. Continue reading Letters Live and The Shows Must Go On Series to Stream Readings – March 3, 2021

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Damian Lewis Returns to Theatre AGAIN: Sophocles’ Ajax and Philoctetes Project UK – Oct 16, 2020

Theater of War Productions Presents Virtual Event: Ajax and Philoctetes

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | October 16, 2020

UPDATE: To view photos of the event, view our Gallery here.

This is a dramatic reading of scenes of Sophocles’ Ajax and Philoctetes to catalyze guided discussions about the visible and invisible wounds of war. Featuring performances by Damian Lewis, Lesley Sharp, Nyasha Hatendi, and Jason Isaacs. Translated and directed, and facilitated by Bryan Doerries. You must register for free tickets here or here.

Date And Time:
Friday, November 6, 2020
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM CST
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM BST

This special event is a collaboration with Bravehound, a Scottish charity that supports veterans and their families in the United Kingdom. We are proud to open this event up to the public, fostering healing dialogue with the Bravehound community. Bravehound supports former servicemen, women and their families by providing training and dogs to veterans. Visit Bravehound’s website here.

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Damian Lewis Returns to Theatre: The Oedipus Project UK – Aug 26, 2020

Theater of War Productions Presents Virtual Event: Oedipus The King

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | August 26, 2020

The Oedipus Project presents dramatic readings by acclaimed actors of Sophocles’ Oedipus the King as a catalyst for powerful, guided conversations about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic upon individuals, families, and communities. Oedipus the King is a timeless story about arrogant leadership, ignored prophecy, and a pestilence that ravages the city of Thebes. At the time the play was first performed in 429 BC, the audience would have been reeling in the wake of a plague. Seen through this lens, Oedipus the King seems as relevant now as it was in its own time.

This special live event will feature performances by Kathryn Hunter, Damian Lewis, Lesley Sharp, Clarke Peters, Jason Isaacs, Nyasha Hatendi, Brian F. O’Byrne, and Nick Holder. Translated, directed and facilitated by Bryan Doerries.

The Zoom link to the free event will be distributed and available to registered attendees starting two days prior to the event. You must register for free tickets here.

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Retired Horse Dream Alliance Will Be Guest of Honor at Chepstow Race Course – Feb 26, 2020

Easter Monday Family Race Day

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | February 26, 2020


To celebrate the upcoming release of the new movie Dream Horse, which is based on the true story of a horse named Dream Alliance, the legendary horse himself will return 10 years later as Guest of Honor and parade in the winner’s enclosure at Chepstow Race Course on Monday, April 13, 2020. He is one of the most celebrated horses in racing, bred on an allotment, who went on to win the biggest race in Wales, the Coral Welsh Grand National, 2009. The retired champ will hopefully be available to meet his fans throughout the day.

Dream Horse is inspired by Dream Alliance’s historic win and stars Damian Lewis, Toni Collette, Owen Teale and Joanna Page. Get ready for the feel-good film of the spring, as Dream Horse hits UK cinemas on April 17, shortly after Chepstow’s family fun day to coincide with the launch of the movie.

Chepstow’s gates open at 12:00 p.m., with first race at 2:00 p.m. and last race at 5:30 p.m. Children aged 17 and under enter free. To join in on the popular Easter Monday Family Race Day and for more information about tickets, please visit Chepstow Racing and Events here.

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Damian and Helen Attend Chanel’s Pre-BAFTA Party – Feb 1, 2020

The Velvet Touch

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | February 1, 2020

Damian and Helen arrive in style at the glamorous Charles Finch and Chanel pre-Bafta party at 5 Hertford Street on February 1, 2020 in Mayfair, London ahead of the British Academy Film Awards extravaganza on Sunday night. The annual 73rd EE British Academy Film Awards is the UK’s most prestigious awards ceremony, with Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood securing ten nominations, including Best Film and Best Casting. Let’s hope Damian and Helen are among the list of attendees at tomorrow’s event.

At the EE British Academy Film Awards Dinner and After Party on Sunday February 2, 2020 at The Great Room and Ballroom of the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, London, Damian and Helen were among 100 stars who signed Sandy Powell’s cream calico suit she wore to the 2020 Critics’ Circle to help raise funds to save the Prospect Cottage, the home and garden of visionary British filmmaker, artist and activist Derek Jarman.

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Damian and Helen Poetry Reading at Voices of London – Nov 26, 2019

A Night of Poems and Poets

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | November 26, 2019

Source: Twitter @AllieEsiri

An evening of poetry inspired by the great city of London was read by Damian, Helen, Mona Arishi, Theresa Lola, Yomi Sode and OnSide young poets in support of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal for Samaritans helpline, OnSide Youth Zones, and Place2Be, investing in youth and children’s mental health. The event was held at the Mansion House on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

View the rest of the photos from the event in our Gallery here

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Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2019 – Nov 24, 2019

Damian and Helen Honor Stage Stars

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | November 24, 2019

The 65th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards took place this evening, November 24, 2019, at the London Coliseum to honor another year of brilliant performances of stage stars.

This year’s star-studded ceremony was presented by Cush Jumbo and co-hosted by Evening Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev and American Vogue editor-in-chief Dame Anna Wintour, alongside Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory. The awards were held in association with Michael Kors. Other stars including Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson, Lashana Lynch, Taron Egerton, Glenda Jackson and Naomi Scott were there to hand out awards.

View more photos of the event in our Gallery here