This letter to Gay Times was not written by Mr Thornton. He had no wish to be referred to in Mr Hoare's biography nor has he claimed to be Noel Coward's last lover. We apologise to Mr. Thornton for our error.
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In his diary on 12 October 1995 John Walsh stated that author Michael Thornton had written a letter to Gay Times complaining that he was not referred to in Philip Hoare's recent biography of Noel Coward despite being widely known to be Coward's last lover.