Fenwick of Bond Street, official fashion partner to The Olivier Awards 2014 hosted ‘Shop with the Stars’ where the crème de la crème of British actors took their spotlight to the shop floor to serve and entertain Bond Street customers to raise money for The Olivier Awards’ charity partner; Acting For Others.
Stars including Michael Ball, Sheila Hancock, Emilia Fox, Camilla Kerslake and Ollie Locke were assigned departments from beauty to handbags with Christopher Biggins meeting and greeting customers as they arrived to shop.
Guests were treated to a number of surprise performances from revered West End Stars including Ben Forster, Kim Criswell, Michael Xavier, Rosie Ashe, Summer Strallen, Norman Bowman and Ben Stock at the Grand Piano, backed the Cantando Events.
Up on the second floor, Julian Fellowes and Dame Judi Dench hosted ‘In Conversation With…’ for guests, whilst Olivier Award winning director and choreographer Bill Deamer led a lively tap dancing class up in personal shopping and Natalie Gumede was strictly mesmerizing when she took to the dance floor against a backdrop of stunning ball gowns.
Dame Judi Dench, President of Acting for Others said:
“It was a delight to be take part in Shop with the Stars at Fenwick of Bond Street, to fundraise for a charity close to my heart - Acting for Others. The event was a huge success with London shoppers uniting to raise awareness and funds for this amazing cause.”
All photographs by Dave Bennett.