The RIBA has gone Dimbleby mad. Not content with president Paul Hyett's appearance on Jonathan Dimbleby's Any Questions? radio programme last week, the institute is hoping to stage an edition of the show (Astragal suggested doing this only last week), probably in the Jarvis hall (less than half a mile from the BBC's Broadcasting House). The institute is busy filling out the forms required. Of course, J Dimbleby is giving the inaugural annual lecture on 1 May. A small party from the RIBA visited him at his Notting Hill home last week to run over a few things.
Sustainability is on his talk agenda, and it is likely to be 'challenging'. There are 130 tickets available to the public on a first come, first served basis. Tickets cost £15 and can be reserved by calling 020 7307 3699.