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Choose Love

The stars of the screen & stage take to the Fortune Theatre in aid of Help Refugees.


Polly Stenham

Supported By


Theatre Group


Fortune Theatre




Nicholas Pinnock is currently filming HBO pilot 'For Life.' He can be seen in the sci-fi thriller 'Counterpart' on STARZ alongside a stellar cast of J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams, and Harry Lloyd and on Netflix TV show, 'Top Boy' and seasons one and two of 'Marcella.' He was recently on stage in the theatre production 'Ear for Eye' at the Royal Court in London. In 2017 Nicholas Pinnock was seen returning to the stage for his second round in 'The Royale.'




Lindsay Duncan is a Tony & Olivier award winning actress, renowned for her extensive career both on stage and screen. She most recently starred alongside Michael Keaton in the Oscar and Golden Globe award-winning film Bird Man. Duncan’s other film credits include Marc Webb’s Gifted, Roger Michell’s Le Weekend, Richard Curtis’ About Time starring alongside Bill Nighy and Tim Burton’s ‪Alice Through the Looking Glass‬. 




James Massiah is a poet & DJ from South London whose work explores ideas about sexuality mortality & ethics through performance writing & visual media. His latest project ‘Euthanasia Party/Twenty Seven’ is a series of poems about fate sex life & death from the perspective of a young determinist He has been commissioned to produce work for the BBC & the Guardian as well as featuring in campaigns for Selfridges Loewe & Nike.




Gala Gordon is an English actress. After graduating from Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Gordon made her professional stage debut playing the lead role of Irina in Benedict Andrews’ production of Chekhov’s Three Sisters at the Young Vic.


Television credits include: ITV series, ‘Endeavour,’ and playing the role of Christine Keeler in Netflix series, ‘The Crown.’




Credits include: Machinal (Almeida Theatre), Dead Funny (Vaudeville Theatre), Children’s Children (Almeida Theatre), Humans (Channel4/AMC), The Miniaturist (BBC), 24: Live Another Day (Sky), ‪The Inbetweeners 2‬ (Film4), Outnumbered (BBC), The White Queen (BBC). Emily trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. ‬




Stenham's debut play,That Face premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in London in April 2007. It was directed by Jeremy Herrin and starred Lindsay Duncan as the alcoholic mother Martha and Matt Smith as her son Henry. Stenham won the Evening Standard's 2007 Charles Wintour Award, the Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright and the 2007 Theatrical Management Association Award for Best New Play. In June 2018 Stenham was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in its "40 Under 40" initiative.