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Hi Society: The Wonderful World of Nicky Haslam, BBC Four | reviews, news & interviews

Hi Society: The Wonderful World of Nicky Haslam, BBC Four

Hi Society: The Wonderful World of Nicky Haslam, BBC Four

Half a century of celebrity hobnobbing with dahling Nicky

Nicky Haslam, social butterfly and interior designer to the impossibly wealthy
This odyssey of party-goer and interior designer Nicky Haslam frequently resembled a Private Eye diary by Craig Brown, who’s always at his best when lacerating narcissistic name-dropping diarists from earlier generations. We watched Haslam swapping anecdotes about Picasso with the painter’s biographer John Richardson, reminiscing about how Mae West used to sleep with two monkeys on her bed, and pointing out where Marilyn Monroe and Tallulah Bankhead used to live in New York.

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Does Adam ever sleep - so many brilliant reviews. Such insight. More please.

I missed this but will now wait eagerly for the repeat on Monday.

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