Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Absent friend

Another absentee was Will Alsop, for whom a place was laid at dinner but who failed to show. Still that meant more red wine for the other guests on his table, who included Simon Conder, Richard Griffiths and AJ news editor Ed Dorrell.

Already a subscriber? Login here or activate your digital account