Flack: Comic Relief, The Fat Duck, pensions and tweeting!

Possibly the most creative handling of Comic Relief was by Frank PR. Graham Goodkind stood down as chairman for two hours on Friday, to make way for account manager Kate Brackenborough, or K-Brack, as she is apparently known to all. K-Brack's manifesto was leaked to PRWeek, which revealed her first objective was to draw up an announcement for PRWeek. Hmmm, we suspect this promotion may be PR-led...

Last Thursday, The Times reported on the re-opening of Heston Blumenthal's mega-expensive restaurant, The Fat Duck. Among the satisfied customers quoted were 'Gail Gallie from north London' and 'her friend Jim Godfrey' - otherwise known as the duo behind agency GallieGodfrey. 'Heston was very relaxed,' former ITV corporate affairs director Godfrey told the paper, as if speaking about an old pal. It was Wednesday lunchtime. Nice work if you can get it, eh Jim?...

BBC's Adam Shaw was filmed learning to do a high wire act as part of his forthcoming Panorama programme (23 March) on pensions and savings. This was to demonstrate 'the financial tightrope we tread'. The lengths people will go to, to make pensions seem interesting...

The dark side of the force took hold of Twitter this week as someone purporting to be Peter Mandelson tweeted Derek Draper. 'Yes yes my precious, keep spinning, I taught you well young one.'

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