coping with cancer

Ambassadors and Patrons

The charities Ambassadors are volunteers drawn from a broad cross-section of our community across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. They are all committed to helping raise the profile of Sue Young Cancer Charity with the public in a variety of different ways, including giving talks and representing the charity as well as stimulating and getting involved with fundraising activities.



Sue Young

The original founder of the charity back in 1981,



Charites Patrons are household names, locally and in some cases nationally, who generously provide support in a variety of different ways, to promote and fundraise for Sue Young Cancer Charity.


Ceri Dupree

Ceri Dupree has been delighting audiences worldwide for almost 30 years. His unique talents have led him through musical theatre, pantomime, summer seasons, television and cabaret. There isn’t an audience (age or type!!!) that he hasn’t played to.

He has performed at various major venues throughout England, Ireland, Scotland and his birthplace Wales including numerous appearances at top class hotels like The Savoy, The Dorchester, The Churchill, The Landmark and Claridges.

International work has included appearances in Greece, France, Holland, Spain, Germany South Africa and the Seychelles.

Ceri has appeared in many West End nightclubs including The Café de Paris, Talk of London, The Stork Club, Le Beat Route, Ronnie Scott’s and Pizza on the Park, He appeared twice nightly, six nights a week (and never missed a show!) for two years at the world famous Madame Jo Jo’s in London’s West End, followed by three years at Minsky’s music hall in Cardiff. His extensive repertoire of theatre shows include Hello Dolly, Rock Hard(60’s Tribute show), Hot Stuff, a 70’s tribute show (5 seasons and 2 national tours), The Ultimate Hen Party (season and national tour),The Wizard of Oz (as the most glamorous wicked witch!) and The Rocky Horror Show (as Frank-n-Furter of course!!!).