THE LOVEABLE CURMUDGEON

Celebrated diarist, raconteur and renowned author John McEntee remembers the latter years of the award winning novelist, script writer, journalist, and legendary imbiber Keith Waterhouse.

TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER… ACTOR!

Prolific actor Neil Stuke, whose best known TV series include Game on and Silk, lays out his plan to save our highstreets and, most importantly, the Great British pub over a very long lunch at…

LUNCH WITH A PUNK

The Sex Pistols band member Glen Matlock deliberates on punk rock and swearing on telly, over lunch at Boisdale of Belgravia with Harry Owen.

FRANK SINATRA “WHEN I SING, I’M HONEST”

As John Lennon famously said; “Before Elvis, there was nothing.” Of course, given that he was talking strictly in terms of rock and roll, he was quite right. But when it comes down to effortless…

LUNCH WITH MIDGE URE

James ‘Midge’ Ure OBE was born 10 October 1953. He is a legendary Scottish musician, singer-songwriter and producer. Midge enjoyed particular success in the 1970s and ’80s in bands including Slik, Thin Lizzy, Rich Kids,…

A HISTORY LESSON WITH BERNARD CORNWELL

Bernard arrives at Boisdale, immediately after a full day of interviews at the BBC. Many will be familiar with the famous adaptation of his ‘Sharpe’ novels, the title character famously portrayed by Sean Bean on…

VENISON WITH JB GILL

Jonathan Benjamin “JB” Gill spent the first five years of his life living in Antigua, before moving to Croydon, where he began making music at the age of seven, joining the choir and performing at…

PETER LANGAN REMEMBERED

Peter Langan was born in Ireland in 1941. After moving to England in the early 1960s, Langan began his catering career working at Odin’s restaurant at 26 Devonshire Street. Odin’s quickly became a very popular…