|01||The Club Of Twenty Thousand Reflections||20000918|
With George Melly and other regulars of its clubs and dives, Nigel Richardson challenges the comforting myths of London's Latin quarter.
|02||What Behaviour Is There In This Bottle?||20000919|
With Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud, art dominated 1950s Soho. But their painting contemporaries found life quite different.
|03||Hello Darling, Buy Me A Drink||20000920|
Life in the smokey, cosmopolitan bars of 50s Soho was one of inspired conversation, champagne and oysters. Or was it?
|04||The Door Flew Open And In Strode A Mink Coat||20000921|
The queen of 50s Soho had three husbands, swigged spirits during portrait sittings, and found Oscar Wilde at her death.
|05 LAST||A Literary Leg Up||20000922|
The gilded image of Soho in the 50s owes much to one single-minded chronicler.
But should we believe him?