EastEnders’ Nancy swaps Albert Square for Hampstead stage

PUBLISHED: 07:00 01 September 2015

Maddy Hill, who plays Nancy Carter in EastEnders

Maddy Hill, who plays Nancy Carter in EastEnders

Dieter Perry

EastEnders’ star Maddy Hill was among stars of screen and stage who took part in a performance to raise cash for Wac Arts.

Actor Simon Callow with Ann MitchellActor Simon Callow with Ann Mitchell

The award-winning actress, who plays Nancy Carter in the soap, was joined by co-star Ann Mitchell, who plays Cora Cross, to help raise £1,300 to provide places for young people at the arts centre in Haverstock Hill.

Respected Islington actor Simon Callow also took to the stage to perform extracts from Shakespeare with Ms Mitchell in the evening of music, poetry and theatre on August 23.

Others who took part in the Dalston Revolution event, included Casualty’s Martina Laird, jazz musicians Alex Garnett and Anoushka Lucas, and Camden actor Che Walker and American Ako Mitchell

Wac’s CEO Celia Greenwood said: “We would like to thank everyone for being part of the astonishing evening of performances.

Casualty's Martina LairdCasualty's Martina Laird

“The money raised from ticket sales and donations guarantees places for six young people for a year at Wac, which is amazing.

“This will keep kids off the street and it enables us to empower them through the arts instead of through crime.”

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