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EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Best-selling author Richard Osman’s wedding secret

Pointless host turned best-selling author Richard Osman mentioned his forthcoming wedding to Dr Who actress Ingrid Oliver could be ‘very un-showbizzy’.

Their selection of venue is, nevertheless, stuffed with glamour.

I hear the couple are to change vows at Goodwood House, the Duke of Richmond’s West Sussex seat, recognized for the ‘Glorious Goodwood’ horse race meeting and the annual Festival of Speed.

Osman, 51, grew up in Cuckfield close to Haywards Heath, and his Thursday Murder Club e-book sequence was impressed by a go to to his mom Brenda’s retirement village within the county.

The broadcaster, who has two grownup kids from his earlier marriage, met Oliver, 45, when she appeared as a visitor on his present, House of Games.

Pointless host turned best-selling author Richard Osman mentioned his forthcoming wedding to Dr Who actress Ingrid Oliver could be ‘very un-showbizzy’

The broadcaster, who has two adult children from his previous marriage, met Oliver, 45, when she appeared as a guest on his show, House of Games

The broadcaster, who has two grownup kids from his earlier marriage, met Oliver, 45, when she appeared as a visitor on his present, House of Games

A failed politician, who helped destroy his get together, former Lib Dem chief Sir Nick Clegg is nonetheless changing into one of many super-rich. I can disclose that the ex-deputy prime minister has landed one other bumper payday.

Stock-market filings report that he has bought virtually 17,000 shares in Meta, the Facebook proprietor for which he works as president of world affairs. The shares have been awarded to Clegg at nil price, netting him £1.6 million. 

Clegg, who is claimed to be paid greater than £15 million per year, bagged a £3.6 million revenue from the sale of his mansion in Silicon Valley, California, after deciding to maneuver again to Britain for household causes. Chin-chin!

BBC Breakfast climate presenter Carol Kirkwood has revealed why she intends to step down from her job earlier than too lengthy. The 60-year-old Scot declares: ‘I plan to retire within the next ten years because I don’t suppose I’ll be capable to attain the Northern Isles by the point I’m 70.’ 

King of golf equipment and the artwork of partying

THE OCCASION: Grand opening get together at Bacchanalia, the opulent new Mayfair restaurant from Richard Caring, proprietor of The Ivy, Scott’s and Annabel’s.

SUPERFOODS: Supermodel Naomi Campbell, 52, was among the many friends who dined on the Greek and Italian canapes, akin to oyster and spicy mignonette, sea bream with inexperienced apple and caviar, and mini tart crab salad.

GODS: The world’s richest artist, Damien Hirst, 57, who attended the bash with ex-ballerina girlfriend Sophie Cannell, 27, has designed 4 specifically made sculptures for the venue, impressed by Greek mythology. He says: ‘I wanted to make the environment celebratory and hopeful.’

TALENT SPOTTING: Dutch mannequin Lara Stone, 38, stored shtum about her ex-husband David Walliams, who’s apologised for making derogatory remarks about contestants on Britain’s Got Talent.

PHONEY WAR: Singer Florence Welch requested the star-studded crowd to place their telephones away so they might consider her music, Dog Days Are Over.

The world¿s richest artist, Damien Hirst, 57, who attended the bash with ex-ballerina girlfriend Sophie Cannell, 27, has designed four specially made sculptures for the venue, inspired by Greek mythology. He says: ¿I wanted to make the environment celebratory and hopeful¿

The world’s richest artist, Damien Hirst, 57, who attended the bash with ex-ballerina girlfriend Sophie Cannell, 27, has designed 4 specifically made sculptures for the venue, impressed by Greek mythology. He says: ‘I wanted to make the environment celebratory and hopeful’

Dutch model Lara Stone, 38, kept shtum about her ex-husband David Walliams, who¿s apologised for making derogatory remarks about contestants on Britain¿s Got Talent

Dutch mannequin Lara Stone, 38, stored shtum about her ex-husband David Walliams, who’s apologised for making derogatory remarks about contestants on Britain’s Got Talent

Supermodel Naomi Campbell, 52, was among the guests who dined on the Greek and Italian canapes, such as oyster and spicy mignonette, sea bream with green apple and caviar, and mini tart crab salad

Supermodel Naomi Campbell, 52, was among the many friends who dined on the Greek and Italian canapes, akin to oyster and spicy mignonette, sea bream with inexperienced apple and caviar, and mini tart crab salad

Hotel tycoon Sir Rocco Forte’s youthful daughter Irene, who runs her personal eponymous skincare company, is taking feminism at work very significantly. The Oxford graduate, 34, reveals she has employed simply girls to work along with her.

‘We’re a female-only group, and even our scientific director is a lady,’ she explains. ‘I believe that all women have the capability to become empowered leaders, and we need to support each other.’

Historian Lady Antonia: Genes imply time is on Kate’s facet

Distinguished historian Lady Antonia Fraser applauds the Princess of Wales for persevering with to put on her hair lengthy into her 40s.

‘I don’t suppose she ought to reduce her hair,’ the seventh Earl of Longford’s daughter tells me on the launch get together for Rachel Kelly’s e-book, You’ll Never Walk Alone: Poems For Life’s Ups And Downs, in Notting Hill.

‘Women traditionally cut their hair after [having] children, but she doesn’t must. She can do no matter she likes. She’s lovely and he or she’s a great mom. She will get extra lovely as she will get older.’

Distinguished historian Lady Antonia Fraser applauds the Princess of Wales for continuing to wear her hair long into her 40s.

Distinguished historian Lady Antonia Fraser applauds the Princess of Wales for persevering with to put on her hair lengthy into her 40s.

Hays Travel boss Dame Irene Lucas-Hays, whose husband and business accomplice John died in 2020 after collapsing on the agency’s head office in Sunderland ‘while doing the job he loved’, is to be handed a prestigious honour by King Charles.

I hear that Dame Irene, 68 — whose company saved all 555 Thomas Cook shops, defending the roles of greater than 2,000 staff when it took over the journey company in 2019 — is to change into High Sheriff of Tyne and Wear.

‘I’m positive that Dame Irene will do a superb job,’ a royal supply tells me.

As High Sheriff, she would be the unpaid enforcer of the King’s writ within the area.

Sharif’s trans ex left simply £38k 

April Ashley, the transgender mannequin and actress who made her identify within the Swinging Sixties as a muse of David Bailey and lover of Omar Sharif, left simply £38,000 in her will.

One of the primary to have pioneering surgical procedure to alter from a person to a lady, she coached Eddie Redmayne for the movie The Danish Girl in 2015. Probate paperwork reveal that she left her literary property and possessions to mates Beverley Ayre, a producer, and Lou Muddle, a project marketing consultant. 

Ashley, who died final December aged 86, had a gross property of £90,000, decreased to £38,000 after her affairs have been settled. The steadiness will go to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in her house metropolis of Liverpool.

The good set’s speaking about… Money struggles of the tremendous wealthy

It’s not simply the decrease orders fighting the price of dwelling.

Super-rich magnificence mogul Amanda Cronin says she’s having to make sacrifices. ‘I always fly business or first class, but recently I flew my whole team and I in premium economy for work,’ she tells me at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, London.

The former mannequin, 54, acquired a multi-million-pound settlement in 2019 after divorcing Monaco power tycoon Mark Daeche. I revealed in July that she was going out with Wham! star Andrew Ridgeley.

She provides that she’s feeling the pinch on the check-out. ‘I just noticed that everything has gone up,’ says the star of Channel 4 documentary The Millionairess And Me. ‘I go to the supermarket myself, but I can write a list and give it to my housekeeper to do.’

Super-rich beauty mogul Amanda Cronin says she¿s having to make sacrifices. ¿I always fly business or first class, but recently I flew my whole team and I in premium economy for work,¿ she tells me at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, London

Super-rich magnificence mogul Amanda Cronin says she’s having to make sacrifices. ‘I always fly business or first class, but recently I flew my whole team and I in premium economy for work,’ she tells me at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, London

Castle’s Christmas cheer for refugees 

It was an emotional night time for 2 Ukrainian refugees taken in by Wimbledon commentator Andrew Castle and his spouse, Sophia.

On Thursday, they took the mom and daughter, Sofiia and Yulia, 13, pictured with Andrew, to the West End to observe their very own daughter, Georgina, far proper, carry out in Elf The Musical.

‘They used to go to the theatre in Mariupol which was destroyed by Russia when women and children were sheltered there,’ Andrew tells me. Georgina provides: ‘I think they enjoyed the show.’

It was an emotional night for two Ukrainian refugees taken in by Wimbledon commentator Andrew Castle and his wife, Sophia. On Thursday, they took the mother and daughter, Sofiia and Yulia, 13, pictured with Andrew, to the West End to watch their own daughter, Georgina, far right, perform in Elf The Musical

It was an emotional night time for 2 Ukrainian refugees taken in by Wimbledon commentator Andrew Castle and his spouse, Sophia. On Thursday, they took the mom and daughter, Sofiia and Yulia, 13, pictured with Andrew, to the West End to observe their very own daughter, Georgina, far proper, carry out in Elf The Musical

(Very) trendy manners

Viewers of author Giovanna Fletcher’s CBeebies present The Baby Club could also be shocked have been they to see the extra aggressive facet of the 37-year-old.

The 2020 I’m A Celebrity winner, who has three sons with McFly star Tom Fletcher, says: ‘One thing I’ve discovered not too long ago, that actually helps me, is that when the children are on the college run, I placed on some nice tunes and I simply punch the c**p out of my punching bag. It will get all of it out.’

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