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The night I watched the Full Monty with the Duke of Edinburgh - Gyles Brandreth

Regulars | By Gyles Brandreth

Discovering that the Act One finale at the Royal Variety Performance was going to be an excerpt from The Full Monty, the Duke assumed it would be a tribute to Field Marshal Montgomery and the Battle of El Alamein.

I knew I was giving too many interviews about the Duke of Edinburgh when, towards the end of one of them, I heard myself enthusiastically retelling the very story I had told at the beginning of the selfsame interview – word for word. ...

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