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Lily James, Beverley Knight, Matt Smith and more at the NYT annual fundraiser

The event raises money for ongoing National Youth Theatre projects

Matt Smith, Paul Roseby, Lily James and the Earl of Wessex
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National Youth Theatre hosted a number of alumni and guests at their fundraising gala last night.

Featuring auctions, music and theatre performances, the event raised more than £150,000 to support The National Youth Theatre's ongoing projects.

Those present included Lily James, Matt Smith, Lolita Chakrabarti, Beverley Knight, Adrian Lester, Gwendoline Christie and more, with musical performances by The Feeling and Sophie Ellis-Bextor.


Members of the National Youth Theatre also performed theatre extracts on the night.