UPDATED: After two videos of celebrities from Britain and around the world sending thanks to the UK’s National Health Service workers, a third has been tweeted out featuring a cadre of fresh names including Olivia Colman, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Billie Eilish, Gary Barlow, Simon Cowell, Stephen Fry, Andrew Garfield, Matt Smith and many more.
Celebrities had first joined forces earlier this month to pay a video tribute to England’s NHS, which is tasked by the Department of Health and Social Care to oversee the budget, planning, delivery and day-to-day operations in England of health services.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Keira Knightley, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Daniel Craig, Jude Law, Anthony Joshua, David Beckham, Kylie Minogue, Bill Nighy, Sir Mo Farah, Kate Winslet, Naomi Harris, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Jonathan Ross and Piers Morgan were among the participants in the earlier videos.
Posted on Twitter by NHS England, the new video begins with NHS National Director for Mental Health Claire Murdoch thanking medical staff for their hard work during the pandemic.
At the video’s end, Colman says, “All across the country, people want you to know how incredible you are and how grateful we are.”