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Lord Of The Pies

by | 16th, December 2003

‘IT’S too early to say for sure but, looking at the detritus of last night’s supper, there might be a few flakes of liver and assorted organs that someone can make use of.

”Look, there’s someone I recognise”

Jeffrey Archer, who hosted the lavish dinner, is a generous sort and we are sure that whatever he finds trodden into the carpet he will gladly donate to our Christmas organ drive.

But to the party itself, and the Mail’s news that the first of Archer’s shepherd’s pie events since his release from prison was a less corpulent affair than it once was.

The paper reminds us who choose our friends with care that the guest list once included the likes of Lady Thatcher, former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey, Joanna Lumley and Frank Bruno.

However, the Christmas party, which was once a three-day affair and now runs for just two nights, will this time round be attended by only 200 guests, among them actor Donald Sinden, singer Patti Boulaye and Beatles producer George Martin.

And to make Jeffrey feel right at home, an invitation was despatched to Jonathan Aitken, who was happy to accept…’

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