[Eddie Redmayne and Chiwetel Eljiofer]
Last week, one of the world’s most exciting young talents, Eddie Redmayne was officially welcomed into the OMEGA family as International Ambassador at an intimate private VIP dinner at Quaglino’s in St James’ London.
Guests joined Eddie for dinner and an evening of musical performances to celebrate the new partnership. The evening saw a glittering array of high profile International VIPs and renowned UK talents including Chiwetel Ejiofor, who won the Bafta for Best Actor in a Leading Role and was also nominated for a Best Actor Oscar award in 2013 for ‘12 Years a Slave’ and Dan Stevens best known for his lead role as Matthew Crawley in the acclaimed television series Downton Abbey.
[Eddie Redmayne’s wife Hannah and Clemency Burton-Hill]
MC for the evening, Clemency Burton-Hill, welcomed OMEGA President Stephen Urquhart and Eddie onto the stage before the festivities began. The perfectly eloquent MC and great friend of Eddie and Hannah Redmayne asked why he makes such a fantastic ambassador for the OMEGA brand, Mr Urquhart replied saying that Eddie is a perfect fit for the brand, beyond his obvious acting talents, Eddie has always carried himself with an elegance and integrity that is inspiring to all ages. Eddie demonstrates great humility regarding his success – all these qualities are important to and embody the spirit of the OMEGA.
[President of OMEGA, Stephen Urquhart, actors Eddie Redmayne and Dan Stevens]
Eddie commented that it was truly an honour to be invited to join the OMEGA family with such an impressive roster of acting and sporting greats, and he was looking forward to his new role
A bespoke four course dining experience was created for guests, and in keeping with the elegant art-deco setting of Quaglino’s. The nostalgic sounds of the 1920’s and 1930’s entertained, with performances from the spectacular seven piece orchestra of French singer Benoit Viellefon, and the gentle harmonies of London based trio ‘The Nightingale Girls’.
Redmayne joins other high profile OMEGA Ambassadors including George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Rory McIlroy, and Cindy Crawford.