Theatricality. November 2012.

Dear Rowley, A rather theatrical week. Saturday to the new Alan Bennett at the National Theatre. It is a vehicle for Frances de la Tour otherwise known as ‘Frankie’ ¬†by the hair and make-up ‘girls. I have adored Alan Bennett’s … Continue reading

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His Family & Other Animals. December 2011.

Dear Rowley, Well darling, the Grim Reaper’s been busy again this Christmastide though he had the good taste to leave my nearest and dearest alone this time. I was sorry to hear that Mirror¬†columnist Sue Carroll had gone to the … Continue reading

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It’s A Riot January 2011

Dear Rowley, An interesting lecture at the English Speaking Union last night on the invitation of Liz who is one of the Gorgeous Georges. It’s the only Union I want to join. I invited Helen from the Royal Opera House … Continue reading

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The House of Hardy Amies November 2010

Dear Rowley, I have still resisted the dark mark to join all the Harry Potter freaks at a showing of the Deathly Hallows. But it did get me pondering how cleverly J. K. Rowling has created a magical world with … Continue reading

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