Saturday 23 January 2016

The Letter

I remember, many years ago, attending a benefit performance at the London Palladium ("that mult-coloured stadium / That showbiz calls home") where a very young performer called Stephen Fry perched on a stool in front of the curtain and, in a lush purple smoking jacket, simply read from a large leather bound volume and brought the house down. I was delighted to discover that a recording of 'The Letter' appears on YouTube and here it is.

"He was either mad, or both". Excellent! 

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