HOW’S IT HANGING?
As settled in to its new fourth-floor eyrie at the end of 2015, high above the scurrying burghers of Twickenham, an unusual query came in from a reader: “What happened to your Ocean’s Twelve Jaguar nosecone?”
Said item, autographed by Brad Pitt and George Clooney no less, had adorned the walls of our various Teddington offices since 2004, but could not join us in TW1 owing to space constraints.
But fear not, dear readers. The nosecone has not shared the mysterious fate of Teddington Studios’ famous blue plaques, which celebrated the historic presence of such stars as Tommy Cooper, Benny Hill, Kenneth Williams and Sid James, and which were pilfered by persons unknown just before the bulldozers moved in. It’s currently in storage in, er, Feltham…