ADDISON CRESSWELL

ADDISON CRESSWELL

Agent, producer and charity fundraiser Addison Cresswell passed away in his sleep in the early hours of the 23rd December at the age of 53.

Widely considered to be one of the most influential figures in the entertainment industry, his clients included Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Jonathan Ross, Alan Carr, Michael McIntyre, Dara O Briain and Sean Lock.

He leaves behind a proud legacy in his tireless charity work, initiating and organizing the annual Channel 4 Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital. It was his dearest wish to raise enough to fund the opening of a brand new wing of the hospital, a goal that is now in sight.

Addison will be fondly remembered by all whose lives he touched as a devoted mentor, a dear friend and an unforgettable character. He will be sorely missed.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Shelley, his dogs Bonnie and Nessie and many, many pet fish.

Any donations in the memory of Addison would be gratefully received for Great Ormond Street Hospital at Just Giving.

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