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Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen and more attend Park Theatre Gala

The annual gala raised over £100,000 to support the work of the Finsbury Park venue


Guests including Alison Steadman, Gillian Anderson and Derek Jacobi were in attendance at the Park Theatre's annual gala dinner at Stoke Newington Town Hall last night.

The evening, hosted by Ian McKellen, featured an auction with lots including dinner with Benedict Cumberbatch, cooked in the winning bidder's home by acclaimed chef Sam Harris, which raised £12,000 from an anonymous bidder (unfortunately, that wasn't us).

Over £100,000 was raised from the evening which is held annually to support the work of the Finsbury Park venue.

Other guests included Tanya Moodie, recently made an ambassador of the venue, who tweeted to thank Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn who was also in attendance: