The gala show, entitled One Knight Only (referring to the only Sir in the line-up, Anthony Sher), will be hosted by Ned Sherrin. The evening’s entertainment will also include Dames Joan Plowright, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins, Helen Mirren and Diana Rigg. There will also be turns from Kim Cattrall, Edward Fox, Celia Imrie, Joanna Lumley, Sian Philips, Patrick Stewart and Zoe Wanamaker. The evening has been put together by Plaowright’s daughter, Julie-Kate Olivier. Money raised by the evening will give direct support to small organisations in the devastated regions, which benefit local knowledge and expertise.
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