Wilde About Oscar. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, To the Hampstead Theatre as guest of Mr and Mrs Hall for the press night of The Judas Kiss: the first revival of a David Hare play produced in the 90s to distinctly tepid reviews. The play concerns … Continue reading

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Open A New Window. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, If there’s one thing you do this year I would urge you to find a box set of the Timothy West Edward VII. Weighing in at 13-hours, it is historically accurate in script and costume. We’ve just got … Continue reading

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On A Clear Day. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, I left you on the Boulevard des Anglais in Nice luxuriating in the Ruhe beach club with the artist. Four days of sheer bliss as it happens. I did find the architecture in Nice heart-meltingly faded and grand. … Continue reading

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Savile Row Diamond Jubilee. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Have you been watching the French Open finals this weekend? I have been rather bashing the BBC of late but have to say you long for Sue Barker when watching a sports event on ITV. The ad breaks … Continue reading

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Roll ‘Em. October 2011.

Dear Rowley, Forgive the radio silence since my 40th birthday bash. No, darling, I haven’t been committed to The Priory until further notice. You can blame Ciao Bella, Noel Coward and ITV for my going temporarily awol. Where to begin? … Continue reading

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