Flack's week

prweek.com, Friday, 23 November 2012 12:00AM

Flack was shocked to read that the mighty Matthew Freud has received a driving ban after being caught at 117mph in a borrowed sports car. Despite Freud's explanation that he was 'not used to the power of the Ferrari', he was banned at Exeter Magistrates' Court for six months and fined £830. Surely anyone can see Freud was the innocent victim of that dastardly V8 engine ...

Weber Shandwick's head of public affairs Alex Deane was on BBC Radio 4's Any Questions last week, in which he discussed a wide range of issues, taking a distinctly right-of-centre angle. Deane told Flack: 'I thoroughly enjoyed being on the show - but judging by the reaction, my pro-Israel, anti-windfarm, BBC-privatising views may not be aligned with the audience's ...'

Liberty Comms' annual Liquid Lunch celebration could be graced with a bit of showbiz magic this year. In a poll, the Liberty team voted classic CITV show Fun House its favourite children's TV show of the 80s. A call was swiftly put in to get the former host Pat Sharp to make a guest appearance. No word yet from the man himself, but as he is now presenting a show on Smooth Radio, Flack can't help thinking his days of fun might be behind him ...

Congratulations to Jo Tanner and Katie Perrior's iNHouse Communications team who, at a recent Scope awards fundraising auction, won a bid held by Jeffrey Archer for the chance to ring the bell that opens the London Stock Exchange ...

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