Diary: On the QT ...

Looking for employment nirvana? Then you might take note of this ringing endorsement in the latest edition of that esteemed male organ Arena.

"If jaunts to Ibiza and Iceland, free drinks on Thursdays and authorised skiving on 'duvet days' sound appealing, you might want to join the jokers 'working' at award-winning ad agency TBWA\ London." Clearly, you'd have to be bananas not to want to work there ...

Talking of which, anyone visiting the agency's reception will not fail to see a wall adorned with pictures of the fruit. Could it have something to do with TBWA's pitch for the £36 million pan-European Chiquita account? ...

Have you seen Trevor Beattie giving it his best Zoolander pose in the March issue of Vogue? His picture accompanies a piece on his latest French Connection campaign. According to the magazine, the ads "will first be flyposted in cultural hotspots (read Hoxton)". Now the fcuk people wouldn't be thinking of doing anything naughty, would they? ...

A serious question arises now that Nigel Marsh, the chief executive of Leo Burnett in Sydney, has had an offer for the film rights of his best-selling autobiography Fat, 40 & Fired: who would be best suited to play him? Diary decided to ask Barry Cook, Marsh's former boss at DMB&B in London and now a founding partner of Krow. "You can bet Nigel will have checked on Brad Pitt's availability, but I think David Van Day from the 80s pop duo Dollar would be better," he says. "Come to think of it, would Shane Warne fancy acting?"


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