While some of us can giggle quite delicately, there are people in
this world who have deep, raucous and, if we’re quite honest, dirty
It was just that sort of laugh that caused diners at Signor Zilli in
Dean Street to stare at a group of people from BMP DDB last week.
The agency’s executive creative director, John Webster, took his PA,
Mary Brooks, out for lunch and invited, among others, the agency’s PR
manager, Alex Young, along to the bash. One thing led to another and
Young let out the most filthy chortle - much to the hilarity of all
Young was horrified to feel a tap on her shoulder and, on turning
around, was confronted by a grey-haired man who, with a smile, told her
she had the dirtiest laugh he’d ever heard. He then returned to his seat
in the corner while the mortified Young hastily made her way out of the
restaurant to her waiting cab.
It was only when she saw the rest of the group pointing that she
realised who the man was. None other than Paul McCartney, accompanied by
his wife, Linda.
We assume the fervent vegetarians were tucking into Aldo Zilli’s