Finding Prince Albert. July 2018.

Dear Rowley, Sometimes it is gratifying when your past catches up with you. Not always, granted, but sometimes. About a month ago, I had a call from TV director Ian Denyer. Ian was the man behind the three one-hour documentary … Continue reading

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The Admiralty. August 2013.

Dear Rowley, I love a Biblical Epic, don’t you? Only problem with Hollywood Biblicals is that the pagans always appear to be having infinitely more fun than the Christians. They also get nicer cossies. I’m just watching a rerun of … Continue reading

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Best in Show. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did we get away with the Savile Row cocktail party in the Burlington Arcade for London Collections: Men? To be frank, it was a blur to me. Not from an excess of Savile Row Collins cocktails but because … Continue reading

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Made in Sheffield April 2011

Dear Rowley, Just when you thought you’d heard it all, that ghastly slug of a Tory politician Oliver Letwin makes a remark about increasing airport taxes because ‘we don’t want to encourage people from Sheffield to take cheap flights’. This … Continue reading

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