TV presenter and personality Gok Wan is to be the host of You’ll Never Walk Alone, a one-night gala concert aimed at raising money to help the Philippines Typhoon Appeal.
The concert will take place at the Queen’s Theatre on Sunday 2nd March 2014 at 7.30pm.
Tickets are now on sale from £32.50, with all proceeds going directly to the Disasters Emergency Committee.
Gok will be joined on by an array of stars from the Philippines, the London stage and beyond. Names already confirmed include Danielle Hope, Strictly’s Pasha and Katya, Cynthia Erivo, Cassidy Janson, Britain’s Got Talent’s Francine Lewis, Joanna Riding, Hannah Waddingham, Joseph Apostol, Hugh Maynard, Michael Xavier, Emmanuel Vass and Avenue Q original London cast members Julie Atherton, Jon Robyns, Simon Lipkin and Giles Terera.
On 7 November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most intense tropical storms ever to make landfall anywhere in the world, struck the Philippines. Millions were affected by torrential rain, winds of over 140mph and flooding of up to 15 feet, devastating coastal areas. Over 14 million people have had their lives torn apart, with approximately 590,000 homes completely destroyed and well over 4 million people forcibly displaced due to the destruction.
You’ll Never Walk Alone – The West End Unites for the Philippines is a one-night-only gala concert in support of the Philippines Typhoon Appeal by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), which brings together 14 of the UK’s leading aid charities to raise money in order to quickly reach those in need.
Promising an unforgettable evening of music and comedy and lead by a cast of Britain’s brightest stars of the West End and beyond, You’ll Never Walk Alone will be an uplifting reminder of the importance of collaboration and the fact that theatre really can make a difference. The concert will also featuring an ensemble of Filipino performers and a magnificent on stage band.
Tickets can be booked now by visiting www.delfontmackintosh.co.uk.