Oh, so that injunction hasn\’t been lifted yet then?
Hugh Bonneville, who plays the Earl of Grantham in Downton Abbey, has received a Walpole Medal of Excellence as “a shining example of Britain’s best creative talent”.
At the ceremony, which celebrates luxury goods, the actor gushed: “I’ve admired these brands from afar for a long time – I’ve had to because I can’t afford them.”
Whatever does the actor, who has previously starred in the film Conspiracy of Silence and the play \’Tis Pity She’s a Whore, spend his money on? Sadly, he wouldn’t say. “I’m not talking with the press or the papers at the moment,” he declared, sniffily.
(Spotted by an alert reader. An alert reader I won\’t name but who is in the industry and knows about these things.)