5 speakers 15 minutes each
Thu 12th Oct 2017
Helen Bamber Foundation Conversation 'On Creative Survival'
6:30pm - 8pm
Stephen Fry is an actor, presenter, writer and activist. From Jeeves and Wooster, to Blackadder, to hosting the game show QI, he has been present on British television screens for over 30 years. He has also appeared in more than two dozen films including Wilde, Bright Young Things and Vile Bodies. He is also an accomplished writer and activist, speaking out on the issue of mental health.
Nerina Pallot is a British singer, songwriter and producer, who has released five albums and over a dozen EPs. She was nominated for British Female Solo Artist at the 2007 BRIT Awards and nominated for an Ivor Novello Award for "Sophia" in the category of 'Best Song (musically and lyrically)' in the same year. Besides her own material, Pallot has written songs for Kylie Minogue and Diana Vickers. She mostly tours around the UK and is married to record producer Andy Chatterley.
Emma Thompson is one of the world’s most respected talents for her versatility in acting as well as screenwriting. She is the sole artist thus far to have received an Academy Award for both acting and screenwriting. She has more than 75 acting and screenwriting credits including award winning roles in Howards End, The Remains of the Day, Nanny McPhee, Sense and Sensibility, Love Actually and Saving Mr. Banks. Emma has been at the forefront of the Helen Bamber Foundation since it was established in 2005, first as Chair of Trustees and now as President. She co-curated “Journey,” an interactive art installation which used seven transport containers to illustrate the brutal and harrowing experiences of women sold into the sex trade.