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Diary: On the QT ..

When asked who the most famous woman in advertising is, the name Catherine Collins may not spring to mind.

But Diary was intrigued to learn that the PA to Kitcatt Nohr Alexander Shaw's Marc Nohr was watched by more than 1.3 billion people as part of the Riverdance troupe on Chinese TV's most-watched New Year's Eve show. Now those are viewing figures to be proud of ...

Another proud adlander is Dave Trott, Chick Smith Trott's creative director, whose blog, cstadvertising.com/blog, featured in The Sunday Times' "Guide To The 100 Best Blogs" last weekend ...

The E.ON pitch appears to be a Radley College affair, with the boys from Delaney Lund Knox Warren & Partners facing fellow Old Radleian Jeremy Craigen, the executive creative director of DDB London ...

Ian Pearman, the managing director of Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, takes adland's macho work ethic to the next level, firing out e-mails at 5.10am. Get some sleep, please ...

Diary hears that when one high-profile agency employee was made redundant, he received a call from a senior suit asking if he could pitch in April. Clearly, bad news doesn't travel fast across networks ...

Despite the recessionary winds swirling around it, management at PHD are trying to maintain their provision of free breakfast. Alex Turner, the head of investment, has threatened to walk if he doesn't get his Shreddies.

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