Our Patrons

When Harvey thought about who to ask to be our Patrons, he started at the very top of the list, asking people who we have the greatest admiration for. People who have the idea of a community in their hearts and perhaps in their work too.

So we are more thrilled to introduce the Patrons of Vox Holloway…

EMMA THOMSON

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Photo by Nick Haddow

Emma Thompson is an award winning actress and writer who has lived all her life in North London. She has appeared in countless films both arthouse and blockbuster: Henry V, The Remains Of the Day, Harry Potter, Nanny McPhee and many, many more.

Emma went to Camden School for Girls and then Cambridge University.

“HAVING SPENT MANY A WEEKEND DARKENING THE STREETS OF HOLLOWAY, I’M THRILLED TO GIVE MY SUPPORT TO THE REDOUBTABLE VOX HOLLOWAY”

Emma talks about our Music on the Mind concert below:

Music on the Mind – EMMA THOMPSON from Harvey Brough on Vimeo.

KEVIN MCCLOUD

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Photo by Glenn Dearing

Kevin McCloud is best known for presenting Grand Designs on Channel 4 but has survived a variety of careers as a designer, manufacturer and architecture critic. He now runs HAB Housing which is dedicated to building beautiful, enjoyable and highly sustainable housing schemes where community can flourish.

“I HAVE KNOWN AND LOVED HARVEY AND HIS WORK FOR 35 YEARS. IN PARTICULAR WE BOTH HOLD A BELIEF IN COMMUNITY ACTIVITY AND THE SHARING OF EXPERIENCE AMONG THE WIDEST NUMBER OF PEOPLE. IT’S AN HONOUR TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH VOX HOLLOWAY”

LEE HALL

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Lee Hall born in Newcastle has written for radio, TV, film, opera and musical theatre, including Spoonface Steinberg (BBC Radio 4), both the film and musical of Billy Elliot, and The Pitmen Painters (Live Theatre, Royal National Theatre). He has collaborated with Harvey Brough on several projects: Requiem in Blue, Valete in Pace and Beached – the Opera.

“I CAME TO SEE VOX HOLLOWAY A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO AND WAS BLOWN AWAY.”