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The Prize

This auction is for a pair of DEK Plimsoles worn and autographed by the members of Mark Rylance. 

David Mark Rylance Waters is a British actor, theatre director and playwright. He was the first artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe in London, from 1995 to 2005. He has appeared in films including Prospero's Books, Angels and Insects, Institute Benjamenta, and Intimacy. Last year Rylance won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Bridge of Spies. This year he has starred in Steven Spielberg's The BFG, a live-action film adaptation of the classic children's book by Roald Dahl.

This is the first year Mark has featured in the Small Steps Project auction.

He has kindly donated a pair of well loved white DEK plimsols in a size 8 along with a signed photo. They are autographed on the front of the shoe.

 "I wore these for warm-ups while filming Jerusalem"


Mark Rylance has personally donated these shoes in support of Small Steps Project

Conditions: The auction winner will be notified by email and will receive the item within 28 working days of payment being received. For any further questions, please e-mail enquiries@charitystars.com or call us at +44 203 301 5800.



The Cause

Small Steps Project is a UK charity that wants to inspire everyone to take a small step, because together it is possible to make a difference.

From people volunteering their skills and attending their events, to companies donating their products and services, Small Steps raises funds that go to those who need it most. First, they provide emergency aid, shoes and food to children and communities living on municipal rubbish dumps around the world. Then they provide support for children to take steps into education, and adults into employment.

They deliver their projects in two phases. In the first phase they deliver emergency aid distribution projects, providing items that will protect people from the immediate dangers on rubbish dumps—from shoes, gloves and clothing to mosquito nets, food and water. This enables them to establish the demographics of the dump and devise and implement the second phase of sustainable projects that aims to reduce the time children spend on dumps and support them in taking small steps into education.

Small Steps Project makes documentary films and organises campaigns, such as Celebrity Shoe Auctions, to boost awareness and raise funds for this huge, but often overlooked, global situation.

Additional Details

Item #P11895


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