La La Land. January 2017.

Dear Rowley, It is always a mystery to me why it comes a shock to movie producers that musicals score like Reinaldo at the box office. Director/writer Damien Chazelle’s  La La Land  is a case in point. London in January … Continue reading

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Aznavour. October 2013.

Dear Rowley, You’ve got to admire Graham Norton. Just got back from a fabulous evening with Patricia at the Royal Albert Hall and madam’s got Cher, Robert de Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Jennifer Saunders on the red sofa. What I … Continue reading

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Hollywood Costume. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, Hollywood Costume at the V&A deserves another letter. I was fascinated by the hour and a half spent with the curator Deborah Landis at the private view of the exhibition. As you know, I curated a rather large … Continue reading

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