Celebrities in a spin for Shelter première
Mike Fielding, who plays Naboo the Shaman in BBC2 comedy The Mighty Boosh, spins disks for Shelter at a grime meets glamour screening of Trapped, a 21st-century remake of Cathy Come Home, the TV drama that brought the issue of homelessness into the public consciousness in the 60s.
The web-based film stops at pivotal moments for the viewer to take action from a menu of options. Only once viewers have made a decision – such as whether to clean the damp or call the doctor – does the story continue.
For the première at Wilton’s Music Hall in east London, Shelter rolled out a grubby red carpet and served pie and mash to celebrity supporters to emphasise its message that overcrowding affects families, education and health.
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