As Mr Gavin's prime schmoozing targets staggered by the Assembly Rooms bar for their habitual nightcap on the way back to their hotels they were told, by embarrassed Assembly Room staff, that Mr Gavin was entertaining and they would have to drink elsewhere. An anti-publicity coup if ever there was one.
AN UPDATE on the mysterious fire at the Playhouse Theatre. Fruit-and- flame juggler Paul Morocco is claiming that he started the blaze while rehearsing round the back of the theatre. Circus manger Jim Rose, who has been shocking the country with his stomach-turning freak show, says he would have started it if only he'd been in Edinburgh at the time.Reuse content