Diary: Club descends into no-coat madness

When an invitation for the 'showstopping' and 'glamorous' opening of London nightclub Cirque arrived courtesy of Golden Goose PR, PRWeek's 3am crew slapped on the face cement and trotted along.

But despite the paparazzi-lined red carpet, there was not a celeb in sight.

The night's nadir came in the shape of the cloakroom melee where around 100 press and 'VIP guests' were forced to wait for hours to get their coats returned, promoting much swearing and threatening of bouncers... and subsequent negative write-ups.

Showstopping glamour is not all it's cracked up to be.

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