Elizabeth Hurley wows at British Ballet Charity Gala 

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Elizabeth Hurley looked sensational as she led the star-studded arrivals with David Walliams at the British Ballet Charity Gala at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Thursday.

The actress, 55, wowed as she displayed her sensational figure in a plunging black dress which consisted of a blazer-style top and wrap skirt with a thigh-high slit.

Adding even more glamour to her ensemble, Elizabeth adorned the outfit with two dazzling diamond brooches and a matching necklace.

Star-studded: Elizabeth Hurley looked sensational as she led the star-studded arrivals with David Walliams at the British Ballet Charity Gala at London's Royal Albert Hall on Thursday

Star-studded: Elizabeth Hurley looked sensational as she led the star-studded arrivals with David Walliams at the British Ballet Charity Gala at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Thursday

Elizabeth styled her brunette locks into a voluminous blow-dried hairdo, she added a slick of radiant make-up.

The actress posed for a picture with friend and fellow star David, 49, who looked dapper in a black tuxedo with a bow tie.

Other attendees at the star-studded event included the likes of Minnie Driver, Lulu, Emma Weymouth, AJ Pritchard and Abbie Quinnen. 

Gorgeous: The actress, 55, wowed as she displayed her sensational figure in a plunging black dress which consisted of a blazer-style top and wrap skirt with a thigh-high slit

Gorgeous: The actress, 55, wowed as she displayed her sensational figure in a plunging black dress which consisted of a blazer-style top and wrap skirt with a thigh-high slit

Details: Adding even more glamour to her ensemble, Elizabeth adorned the outfit with two dazzling diamond brooches and a matching necklace

Details: Adding even more glamour to her ensemble, Elizabeth adorned the outfit with two dazzling diamond brooches and a matching necklace

Details: Adding even more glamour to her ensemble, Elizabeth adorned the outfit with two dazzling diamond brooches and a matching necklace

Beauty: Elizabeth styled her brunette locks into a voluminous blow-dried hairdo, she added a slick of radiant make-up

Beauty: Elizabeth styled her brunette locks into a voluminous blow-dried hairdo, she added a slick of radiant make-up

Elsewhere, hosts for the evening Darcey Bussell and Ore Oduba posed for pictures on the glamorous red carpet. 

Former Strictly judge Darcey, 52, looked radiant in a silver sparkly plunging gown as she was joined by her husband Angus Forbes.

While Strictly 2016 winner Ore, 35, looked handsome in a black tuxedo as he sweetly posed for photos with his pregnant wife Portia. The couple are already parents to son Roman, three. 

The British Ballet Charity Gala, held at the Royal Albert Hall with Darcey and Ore hosting, promises a ‘unique evening of ballet’. 

Dapper: The actress posed for a picture with friend and fellow star David, 49, who looked dapper in a black tuxedo with a bow tie

Dapper: The actress posed for a picture with friend and fellow star David, 49, who looked dapper in a black tuxedo with a bow tie

Sweet: David was joined by his mother Kathleen Williams at the event

Sweet: David was joined by his mother Kathleen Williams at the event 

Lovely: Liz showed off her outfit to Instagram prior to the event

Lovely: Liz showed off her outfit to Instagram prior to the event

Lovely: Liz showed off her outfit to Instagram prior to the event 

Work it: Tania Bryer and Liz posed for a picture

Work it: Tania Bryer and Liz posed for a picture 

The event, for the very first time, will see dancers from all eight of Britain’s main ballet companies, including Ballet Black, Birmingham Royal Ballet and English National Ballet, perform on the same stage accompanied by Royal Ballet Sinfonia. 

The British Ballet Charity Gala is aiming to raise both awareness and funds for the ballet industry.

Elizabeth’s appearance comes after she discussed her ‘strong’ friendship with ex boyfriend Hugh Grant, 60, saying that they ‘went through so much together’ as a couple.    

Arrivals: Other attendees at the star-studded event included the likes of Minnie Driver and Lulu

Arrivals: Other attendees at the star-studded event included the likes of Minnie Driver and Lulu

Chic: Minnie, 51, looked chic in a red skirt and striped top for the event

Chic: Minnie, 51, looked chic in a red skirt and striped top for the event

Chic: Minnie, 51, looked chic in a red skirt and striped top for the event 

Stylish: Lulu looked stylish in a white shirt and black trousers

Stylish: Lulu looked stylish in a white shirt and black trousers 

Lovely: AJ Pritchard and Abbie Quinnen attended the event

Lovely: AJ Pritchard and Abbie Quinnen attended the event 

Gorgeous: Abbie wowed in a black sparkly gown

Gorgeous: Abbie wowed in a black sparkly gown 

The actress also revealed that she thinks the best way to ‘keep good relations with your exes’ is to have respect for their current life, partners and children. 

She told People Magazine: ‘I’m still extremely good friends with Hugh, you know, we went through so much together. 

‘But I’ve been thinking, one of the most important things to keep good relations with your exes is to have a lot of respect for their current life. 

Gorgeous: Emma Weymouth looked incredible at the event

Gorgeous: Emma Weymouth looked incredible at the event

Gorgeous: Emma Weymouth looked incredible at the event 

Pals: Emma posed for pictures with Annabel Croft

Pals: Emma posed for pictures with Annabel Croft

‘We haven’t been romantically involved for 20 years, I think, even though we have such a strong friendship, but we’re always very aware that there are other people in our lives.’ 

She did add that you have to be respectful of each other’s partners and children and that you can’t live in ‘a lovely, rosy, mist of the past’. 

The beauty explained that you have to ‘move with the times’ and be ‘very respectful of the present’.

Sweet: Former Strictly judge Darcey, 52, looked radiant in a silver sparkly plunging gown as she was joined by her husband Angus Forbes

Sweet: Former Strictly judge Darcey, 52, looked radiant in a silver sparkly plunging gown as she was joined by her husband Angus Forbes 

Cute: While Strictly 2016 winner Ore, 35, looked handsome in a black tuxedo as he sweetly posed for photos with his pregnant wife Portia. The couple are already parents to son Roman, three

Cute: While Strictly 2016 winner Ore, 35, looked handsome in a black tuxedo as he sweetly posed for photos with his pregnant wife Portia. The couple are already parents to son Roman, three 

Amazing: The British Ballet Charity Gala, held at the Royal Albert Hall with Darcey and Ore hosting promises a 'unique evening of ballet'

Amazing: The British Ballet Charity Gala, held at the Royal Albert Hall with Darcey and Ore hosting promises a ‘unique evening of ballet’ 

The former duo remain good friends, despite their split in 2000 after 13 years together.

Hugh is now happily married to television producer, Anna Elisabet Eberstein, after the pair tied the knot in 2018.  

Meanwhile, Elizabeth is currently single but has experienced several high-profile relationships with the likes of Arun Nayar and Shane Warne.    

Former flame: Elizabeth's appearance comes after she discussed her 'strong' friendship with ex boyfriend Hugh Grant, 60, saying that they 'went through so much together' as a couple (pictured in 1994)

Former flame: Elizabeth’s appearance comes after she discussed her ‘strong’ friendship with ex boyfriend Hugh Grant, 60, saying that they ‘went through so much together’ as a couple (pictured in 1994)

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