Once again that old Architectural Press scribbler and renowned gourmandiser Jonathan Meades gets to the heart of a cultural matter. Of the Stirling Prize ceremony on TV, he says wistfully:
'The evident potential for base comedy was regrettably unrealised. If only Mick Jagger could have played Janet StreetPorter, if only Timothy Spall had been available to grow a beard and give us his definitive Paul Finch.' Flattery will get him nowhere.