Categories Charity Helen Personal and Family Life Philanthropy

Damian Lewis Attends Summer Exhibition Festival for Sir HvH Arts Foundation

Lockdown Exodus and A Brave New World

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | April 13, 2021

Ambassador and now Patron Damian Lewis joined the Sir HvH Arts Foundation Summer Exhibition Festival production in London on Monday, August 30, 2021 for the ‘Lockdown Exodus’ exhibition that celebrated young people’s work in art, music and photography, and a performance by ‘A Brave New World’ visual arts theatre dance production by talented young artists. Throughout the day the project hosted taster workshops with their artists in residence in fashion deconstruction, tie-dye, screen printing, oils, acrylics on canvas, and photography. About a hundred community families gathered to see the musical performances, as well as art and photography produced by youth who had taken part in free sessions funded by donations and Camden Council. Up to 60 youngsters a day had been taking part in projects over the summer.

Ambassadors Sadie Frost and Michael Palin were also in attendance, who mentored young people for a film they made during lockdown called Isolation Stories. Students were also directed by the charity’s artists in residence, Selina Giles and Lily Alice Clark, and actor Peter Youngblood-Hills offered mentoring sessions.

The event was also held to remember former patron Helen McCrory. Debbi Clark, CEO and Founder of Sir HvH Arts Foundation has set up the “McCrory Award” in her honor, which will be dedicated to supporting disadvantaged children and young people who are gifted in their art, yet many do not have access to the resources or training to fulfill their potential. According to Hampstead Highgate Express, Debbi Clark stated Helen would always be a patron of the charity and was still with them “in spirit.”

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For more information about Sir HvH Arts Foundation and how you can donate, please visit their website here
Primary Source: Camden New Journal
Secondary Source: Hampstead Highgate Express

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Categories Band of Brothers Podcast

Band of Brothers Premiered at Hollywood Bowl 20 Years Ago

Twenty Year Anniversary

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | August 29, 2021

Twenty years ago today, Band of Brothers premiered at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on August 29, 2001. Here is Damian Lewis, Donnie Wahlberg and Neal McDonough arriving at the event.

Band of Brothers continues to be remembered as a remarkably accurate portrayal of a US parachute infantry company in the European Theater during the Second World War. Damian played U.S. Army Major Richard Winters in the HBO miniseries. Currahee!

View more photos of the premiere below, and visit this link here to see all photo albums related to Band of Brothers.

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Categories Football/Soccer Personal and Family Life Sports

Damian Lewis Spotted at Anfield

Liverpool vs. Chelsea 

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | August 28, 2021

Source: Fever Pitch Twitter

Look who was spotted at the first Premier League title race six-pointer of the season to watch the Liverpool vs. Chelsea match at Anfield on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Damian and son Gulliver were spectators in the crowd rooting for The Reds in search of a win. Chelsea took the lead in the first half, then Mo Salah converted a spot kick to tie the scoreline. The match ended in a stalemate.

View more photos of “Damian the LFC fan” over the years in our Gallery here

Categories Dream Horse Merchandise Print Media

Dream Horse On Digital Now

Download and Keep Now

by Warner Brothers UK | Twitter | August 27/2021

Saddle up for an unmissable true story! Dream Horse starring Damian Lewis and Toni Collette is on digital media now. For more information, visit Warner Brothers UK here. The website has links to the movie on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Google Play, Sky Store, and more.

The film is also available for preorder on DVD and Blu-ray. If you fancy getting yourself a copy, you can do so here. The film will be released on disc on September 13th of this very year. However, Amazon UK DVD/Blu-Ray states release is December 31, 2021. Or, pre-order your copy directly from Warner Brothers UK shop here.

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Categories Billions

David Costabile Teases Billions Season 5 Return, Gives Season 6 Update

Filming Rest of Season 5 and Season 6 At Same Time Was Tricky

by Meaghan Darwish | TV Insider | August 24, 2021

David Costabile continues to entertain with his role as hedonistic henchman Mike “Wags” Wagner in Showtime’s Billions which resumes its fifth season beginning Sunday, September 5.

After more than a year off-air, it’s a welcome return for sure as fans were left on a cliffhanger following Todd Krakow’s (Danny Strong) ousting as secretary, leaving Axe (Damian Lewis) and Wags’ future plans in the lurch. “Well, I can’t really tease anything, other than nothing,” Costabile jokes, before teasing,”I can say [that it’s] very distinctly possible that we would continue down this particular perilous path.”

It’s also been one bumpy ride getting back to filming, as Costabile recalls a roughly year-long gap between filming Season 5 episodes. “We finished last March 12th, and we were on the eighth episode of the fifth season at the time,” he details. “We had done about half of it. And we came back at the beginning of March this year and started again.”

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