One Night Only – The Ivy 2023

On Sunday 3rd December, Samantha Bond, Richard Clifford, and A4O returned to the renowned Ivy restaurant for One Night Only!

With Michael Ball OBE, Luke Evans, Dame Penelope Wilton, Neil Dudgeon, Celia Imrie CBE, Tamzin Outhwaite, Amanda Redman, Dame Arlene Phillips, Ginny Holder, Tom Hopper, Laura Hopper, Harriet Thorpe, Janie Dee, Raj Ghatak, Golda Rosheuvel, Hugh Sachs, Samantha Spiro, Tom Read Wilson and Greg Wise.

Guests were greeted and welcomed by Maitre’ds Dame Penelope Wilton & Luke Evans. With hosts including Michael Ball OBE and Dame Arlene Phillips DBE working alongside Neil Dudgeon, Hugh Sachs, Golda Rosheuvel and Samantha Spiro who were waiters for the night. Tom Hopper and Harriet Thorpe were also spotted shaking a cocktail behind The Ivy’s iconic central bar. Diners enjoyed an exciting live auction led by Charlie Ross, a British antiques expert, presenter and auctioneer who appears regularly on BBC Antiques programmes. The auction included an array of “money-can’t-buy” experiences!

Some lucky guests had the opportunity to Dine with the Stars, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Derek Jacobi, Jim Carter CBE & Imelda Staunton OBE.

Photo credit: Dave Benett