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S5 EP6: PRUE LEITH - show notes

 
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S5 EP6: PRUE LEITH - summary

Join Prue and Olly as they discuss writing, wine, cooking, jewellery and more!

S5 EP6: PRUE LEITH - timeline

  • 02:04 - Prue brings a bottle of Aldi Exquisite Malbec 2018 Uco Valley. The cost is £6.29 per bottle.

 
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  • 04:18 - Prue’s career in food started at the Sorbonne University in Paris

  • 04:52 - Prue succeeded Jack de Manio on her first television programme

  • 06:24 - Prue once wrote for the Berry Bros & Rudd newsletter

  • 07:50 - the first restaurant Prue opened was in Notting Hill, in 1969 - it is now the Core restaurant

  • 09:18 - Prue’s mother Peggy Inglis was one of South Africa’s best-known actresses

  • 10:51 - Prue was in a relationship with the pianist Ernest Hall

  • 13:05 - Prue’s new book is The Lost Son

 
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  • 23:55 - Prue appeared on Desert Island Discs in 1990 - you can listen to the show here

  • 24:35 - Lizi’s Granola is one of Prue’s favourite breakfast cereals

  • 25:03 - Olly’s notorious mauve-coloured socks!

 
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  • 28:32 - Prue’s husband John wearing an Ethiopian necklace

 
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  • 29:27 - Olly brings Prue a bottle of Domaine Labruyère, Le Carquelin 2014 Moulin-à-Vent. The price is £33.70 per bottle.

 
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S5 EP6: PRUE LEITH - production notes

  • Recorded on 27 February 2019 at Prue’s daughter’s flat in London

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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