Variety’s Legends of Industry Awards 2021, a star-studded night to remember
The annual event honours and celebrates those who have achieved outstanding success in all their chosen careers and Industries, whilst raising crucial funds to support sick, disabled and disadvantaged children and young people.
Business leading lights and celebrities from the worlds of TV and radio broadcasting, dance, the music industry, comedy, the culinary arts and elite international sport gathered in Manchester on Thursday 4th November for the event.
We’ve been overwhelmed by our dedicated supporters in Manchester, who have Variety in their hearts and are there to help as we work with sick, disabled and disadvantaged children. The Legends of Industry Awards evening is the flagship event for the charity, and the night was a huge success.Lyn Staunton, Development Director for the North West at Variety
This year’s list of award recipients included Strictly Come Dancing judge Anton Du Beke, music and TV family The Nolans, veteran broadcaster Tony Blackburn, Grammy-nominated record producer and songwriter Mike Chapman, Chef James Martin, restaurant owner and hospitality innovator Karina Jadhav, charity champions and Barakah Food Aid founders Manzoor and Aiysha Ali, commercial property entrepreneur Richard Ainscough, Paralympian rower Laren Rowles, MBE and comedic alter-ego character ‘Keith Lemon’.