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Date for the Diary: ‘Choose Love’ Poetry Evening Coming to London

The evening will be in aid of Help Refugees

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Coming to London next month is ‘Choose Love’, a production from theatre company Platform Presents in partnership with playwright Polly Stenham. Taking place at the Fortune Theatre on 19 February, the evening will see stars of the stage and screen reading world famous love poems to raise money for Help Refugees.

CaraTheobold, James Massiah, Jade Anouka and Gala Gordon

CaraTheobold, James Massiah, Jade Anouka and Gala Gordon

Choose Love at the Fortune Theatre

Head down to the Fortune Theatre next month to see stars of the stage and screen reading world famous poems in aid of Help Refugees. Stars already confirmed to take part include Andrew Scott, Ben Wishaw, Cara Theobold, Doc Brown, Florence Welch, Gala Gordon, Jade Anouka, James Massiah, Lindsay Duncan, Joely Richardson, Tom Stoppard and more.

Help Refugees is a humanitarian aid charity, working to fill the gaps in services for those displaced by war in Europe and beyond. Choose Love is Help Refugees’ unifying message, encompassing a ASOS-stocked clothing range in partnership with Katherine Hamnett and a gig and club night series that has to date featured the likes of Florence & The Machine, Jamie Cullum, Ben UFO, Midland and Simian Mobile Disco.

‘We are so grateful to all the amazing artists who have agreed to participate in the Choose Love poetry evening to raise vital funds to help keep refugees warm and well this winter. It is a pleasure to work alongside Polly Stenham and the brilliant Platform Presents on such a special evening. As ever, we are reminded that there are many, many people who continue to Choose Love. We are honoured to be a part of such a powerful and positive movement of humanity.’ Philli Boyle, Director, Help Refugees.

When & Where?

Time: 7:30pm

Date: Monday 19th February 2018

Location: The Fortune Theatre. Russell St, WC2B 5HH      


Adults: £40

Under 26: £25

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