Diary: I’m getting married in the morning, but what about my morning suit?

The wedding season is upon us and here’s a cautionary tale of the kind of chaos that occurs when you ask the head of a leading PR agency to be your best man and decide to trip up the aisle in Eastern Europe.

The wedding season is upon us and here’s a cautionary tale of the

kind of chaos that occurs when you ask the head of a leading PR agency

to be your best man and decide to trip up the aisle in Eastern

Europe.



GCI London managing director Adrian Wheeler and fiancee Katerina

Koudelova did the deed the weekend before last and the happy event came

to pass - watched by the collected PR mafia of both London and Prague -

and an exhausted, but relieved, Christopher Broadbent, chairman of the

Ansdell Group.



Why the relief? Because Broadbent, as Wheeler’s best man, was in charge

of bringing over both of their morning suits from London. Not an unduly

difficult task you would think, but this reckons without the

contribution of the Broadbent family’s male au pair who managed to leave

the crucial bag in the house when loading up the family’s car before

their dawn trip to Heathrow.



Cue a dose of panic for Broadbent when he realised the absence of the

essential gear and some furious organising back in London for

Broadbent’s secretary who eventually arranged for Wheeler’s secretary

Helen Noble to bring the suits out on a later flight.



Not that Broadbent’s stress ended there. Due to a characteristic streak

of Eastern European bureaucracy it took Broadbent three visits to

Noble’s Prague hotel before they eventually admitted that she was booked

in



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