Mayfair film premiere from academy award winner raises money for Coram

Published: Thursday 26th June 2014

On Monday night over 300 guests gathered at the Curzon Cinema in Mayfair for a special charity premiere of ‘Secret Sharer’, the latest film from academy award winner, Peter Fudakowski and his wife, script editor, Henrietta

Peter and Henrietta Fudakowski and Lars Tharp

Gabriel Lovas Photography 

Ahead of the screening was a drinks reception where guests, cast and crew were able to network and mingle. Those in attendance included Jack Laskey, who played the lead in the film, composer Guy Farley, actor Ben Whishaw and BBC presenter Cerrie Burnell, who is an active supporter of Coram and patron of the Foundling Museum. The event was followed by a Q and A session with Peter Fudakowski and Jack Laskey led by Lars Tharp, former Director of the Foundling Museum.

Cerrie Burnell and Jack Laskey

Gabriel Lovas Photography 

Coram were especially honoured to be in attendance as Peter Fudakowski’s next project will be a feature length film about Thomas Coram and the establishment of the Foundling Hospital, now known as the charity Coram.  Peter said, “I think the spirit of Coram has filled both Henrietta's and my heart, and we are now Coram's People forever”.

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