Arts PR specialist Idea Generation is behind perhaps the first ever musical about ginger people.

Gingers - The Musical premiered at this year's Edinburgh Festival. Apparently it was inspired by a recent photography exhibition of 'strawberry blondes'. The team is now declaring 2009 the official 'Year of the Ginger' - perhaps related to the fact that MD Hector Proud is a redhead ...

Austerity is the theme of this year's London Press Club Ball, taking place on 15 October, but organisers insist 'there will be no rationing of fun'. Invitations come in the form of a post-war ration book, but PR people who manage to blag one can mingle with the likes of BBC Breakfast presenter Kate Silverton, who is hosting the event, and James Braxton of BBC's Bargain Hunt, who will be auctioning a Mini Cooper ...

Lord Chadlington's Huntsworth Group may have suffered a sharp decline in PR revenues recently, but it hasn't stopped him donating cash to the Conservative Party for the first time in years. According to figures from The Electoral Commission, Chadders handed over a cheque for £3,123 earlier this year - his first donation since April 2007 ...

Keeping it political, our very own Alex Hilton hit the headlines last week after creating a fake website by the Mayor of Baltimore. After the site hoaxed the media, Hilton was forced to defend his antics. 'I hope to be successful in politics despite having a sense of humour, not because of it.'

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