Hollywood, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/28/2014 -- Last night BritWeek hosted a star studded pre-Oscar party at British themed nightclub Hooray Henry’s. Guests, which included British Film and Television stars such as Jarred Harris (Lincoln), James Phelps (Harry Potter) and O.T Fagbenle (HBO’s Looking), as well as BritWeek Founder Nigel Lythgoe, sipped on Broker’s London Dry Gin. Later in the evening, attendees were treated to a musical performance by British born, American Idol Finalist Hollie Cavanagh. She dazzled the audience with her rendition of the 2013 Academy Award winning song ‘Skyfall’. DJ Tolula Adeymi and Wade Crescent kept the vibe going with their eclectic mix of music by British artists.
The evening was sponsored by Angeleno Magazine, Broker’s London Dry Gin and Fresita Sparkling Wine.
Guests included: Jared Harris (Lincoln), James Phelps (Harry Potter), Nigel Lythgoe (Britweek Founder), Anastasia Griffith (Damages), Frances Barber (Silk), Kym Johnson (DWTS), Mark Ryan (Black Sails), O.T. Fagbenle (Looking), Sharon Harroun Peirce (BritWeek Board), Max Ryan (Sex and the City 2), Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, Hollie Cavanagh (American Idol), Kate Ashfield (Shaun of the Dead), Michael Brandon (Narrator: Thomas & Friends), Glynis Barber (EastEnders), Ash Baron Cohen (Director), Dan Feuerriegel (Spartacus), Christian Cooke (Romeo and Juliet), Rhea Bailey (The Bill), Victoria Summer (Transformers: Age of Extinction), Carly Steel (The Insider), Bo Roberts (300: Rise of an Empire), Timothy V. Murphy (Sons of Anarchy), Guy Burnet (Hollyoaks), Aml Ameen (Lee Daniel's The Butler), James Barriscale (BBC Show - WPC 56), James DuMont (Dallas Buyers Club), Rosie Fellner (Nine Lives), Cameron Moir (Non Stop)
BritWeek is a non–profit organization that hosts a program of events every Spring to promote British creativity, innovation and excellence across multiple categories including, film & television, music, art, fashion, design, retail, sport, philanthropy, business, and more. The events take place throughout Greater Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, and now also Miami! For more information visit www.britweek.org