VIDEO: David Tennant Takes Part In Donmar Warehouse's 'Looking A Lot Like Christmas' Concert

The Donmar Warehouse has put together a spectacular one-hour Christmas concert that can be streamed online via YouTube. The star-studded event includes contributions from David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Marc Antolin, Jim Carter, Paul Chahidi, Rosalie Craig, Minnie Driver, Inua Ellams, Jordan Douglas, Sharon Rose, Imelda Staunton, Athena Stevens, Giles Terera and Susan Wokoma, plus other surprise guests appearing from their own living rooms. The concert is directed by Simon Evans (Staged) with musical direction by Nigel Lilley (Piaf) and design by Grace Smart (One Night in Miami).

Filmed in the beautiful setting of St Paul’s Church in the heart of Covent Garden, affectionately known as The Actors’ Church, this hour-long concert of musical numbers, sketches and seasonal poetry is available to watch until Tuesday 5 January 2021. 

David Tennant contributes to a reading of A Visit From St Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore. 

Watch below:

In this difficult year, the performing arts and the people working in the industry have been hit hard, leaving the future of some venues uncertain. If you would like to donate to the Donmar you can do so via YouTube Giving or via text message.

Text DONMAR 5 to 70470 to donate £5

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UK networks only. Texts cost your donation amount plus one standard rate message. Proceeds from the concert will directly support the Donmar’s work on and off stage. The theatre will also redistribute 15% of all donations received to The Connection at St Martin’s, which during the COVID-19 crisis has supported thousands of homeless people across London with the provision of over 21,000 hot meals, as well as accommodation, access to medical support and therapy.