Our spies tell us the do, held in the glamorous confines of ... er, Battersea Arts Centre, was full of Englishmen pretending to be Scottish.
Mother's Jonathan Mildenhall and his partner, Charlie, led the wave of Englishmen donning kilts. Also sporting Scottish clobber in tribute to the bridegroom were ZenithOptimedia's Derek Morris and ISBA's Bob Wootton, who, according to one guest, was sporting a "nonsense black skirt which he claimed was a Scottish kilt".
The Scottish theme continued with miniature whisky bottles on tables bearing an image of the happy couple and a main course of haggis. Scottish dancing followed, with those wearing kilts leaving little to the imagination.
Sadly, McArthur, who is an acclaimed public speaker, was outdone by his other half's speech. But at least the horror of Englishmen in skirts came to an end once the newlyweds departed for their honeymoon in Cape Town.
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