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Debbi Clark, CEO and Founder of Sir HvH Arts, Pens a Tribute to Helen McCrory

Introducing the McCrory Award

by Debbi Clark  |  Sir HvH Arts Foundation | April 21, 2021

Source: HvH Arts Foundation

The shining light of my friend and hero Helen McCrory will live on forever in the work we do. We will be strong and try with all our might to smile today, but we will smile as that is what Helen McCrory did, she smiled, she gave, she enjoyed life to the full.

Helen McCrory a force of nature, passionate, dedicated to the arts and culture.  Not only was she one of the world’s most brilliant actors, mesmerising on screen – off screen she was fearless, she was funny, she was selfless, she was a philanthropist and gave so much to so many.

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Peaky Blinders star Helen McCrory: ‘Actors are just people who can’t write their own words’

Helen McCrory Talks Peaky Blinders, Deep Blue Sea and Her Charity

Helen McCrory & husband Damian Lewis pictured with Debbi Clark, chief executive of the charity. Pic
Helen McCrory & husband Damian Lewis pictured with Debbi Clark, chief executive of the charity. 

What does 1920s Birmingham gangster drama Peaky Blinders and an American western have in common?

More than you might think, according to Tufnell Park actress Helen McCrory, who’s back on our screens as the hard-as-nails Aunt Polly in the third series of the hit BBC show.

“Something that the Americans have understood is that they have mythologised their people.

“A bunch of cow herders going across the west are turned by John Wayne into a western. The gangster by [Martin] Scorsese has been turned into the hero.

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