For Helen and Barry

A Politely Raucous Night of Comedy and Music - A Retrospective Documentary

A look back at For Helen and Barry: A Politely Raucous Night of Comedy and Music. A night where comedians, poets and musicians came together to play a benefit gig to raise money to help campaigning American comedian Barry Crimmins, whose wife Helen is currently undergoing treatment for cancer, and children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent. The event took place October 23rd 2017, New Wimbledon Theatre, London.

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Illness has unfortunately returned for Helen Crimmins in recent weeks. You can help here

Thank you to all the performers, producers and crew members who gave up their time for free to make the show happen.

The show was produced by Robin Ince, Trent Burton and Melinda Burton. Stage manager was Giles Wakely.

Performers were James Acaster, Alistair Barrie, Billy Bragg, Charlotte Church, Robin Ince, Daniel Kitson, Josie Long, Hollie McNish, Grace Petrie, Alexei Sayle, Chris Stokes and Mark Thomas.

Video edited by Trent Burton at Trunkman Productions and filmed by Andrew Mickelburgh of Minds Eye TV.

Black and white still photographs by Steve Best

Special thanks also to the team at New Wimbledon Theatre.

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