I’m back in my rural retreat, surrounded by freshly dunged meadows. I’ve just fed the chickens. My thoughts are with everyone rehearsing in Birmingham and looking forward to being there again. Those three days last week were wonderful for me. I was very moved to see such a talented group of artistes working so hard and so willingly– and enjoying themselves. Lots of you have been very generous about the piece, both the music and the words. It’s great for me to have such total confidence in those ‘in charge’. Keith and Lionel are long-standing colleagues, but to have got to know Michael and Ben, two more geniuses, is a great pleasure.
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