Vintage Sunday Times Magazine July 18th 1993
Richard Guilliatt is an Australian freelance feature writer based in New York, where he specialises in popular culture, business and strange American phenomena. His work has appeared in GQ and the LA Times. He interviews Peter Stringfellow about his new nightclubs on page 28
Russell Miller, Magazine Writer of the Year, came up against a wall of silence in Brussels when he began looking into the mysterious death of a senior Eurocrat, a man nobody would admit to knowing. Report on page 32
Cover story – The new men from Auntie. Yentob and Jackson are the Lennon and McCartney of the television industry. Lesley White profiles the BBC’s new controllers, a double act firmly committed to talent and risk- taking. Photographs by Mike Laye
G-String fellow – Peter Stringfellow heralds his latest club as ‘New York’s first upscale Cabaret de la Femme. Richard Guilliatt describes how this ‘Roman orgy recast for the safe-sex 1990s’ is heading for London. Photographs by Bob Adelman
Both ends burning – Until his disturbing suicide in March Antonio Quatraro was head of the EC agricultural directorate’s tobacco division. Was he involved in a massive international fraud? Report by Russell Miller and Iain Jenkins
Dawn French -. As half of French and Saunders she has secured one of the most lucrative contracts. in television; solo, she is going straight in a BBC film and is busy spreading the Big Is Beautiful message. Interview by Richard Johnson. Photographs by Trevor Leighton
Lesley White – writes the weekly interview Tees Researching Times. her article on the new BBC, she discovered that Alan Yentob was once told by Prime Minister Thatcher: I never watch television. Why, Yentob wonders, did she make so much fuss about it, then?
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