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Articles from March 17, 2003

A Child's Secret Trauma; Trauma Comes in Many Guises and Can Be Hard to Detect but One Hospital Unit Prides Itself on Being Able to Cope with Anything That May Befall You in South London, Says Tina Bexson
Byline: TINA BEXSON Jobs for clinical psychologists IT happened so quickly. One minute she was happily walking home from school, the next she was being grabbed from behind, a hand was pulled tight across her mouth, a voice in her ear threatened...
A Day in the Life of a ... ... Rude Vegetable Censor
Byline: LUCY ETHERINGTON IF you've been scouring the fresh produce stands at your local supermarket for naughty looking vegetables (shame on you) chances are you won't find any, not even a well-endowed carrot. Steve Rains, Asda's produce manager,...
All in a Days Work
Byline: KARIN MOCHAN DR PAUL BRIGHT Environmental biologist THE common dormouse has been with us for centuries - the Romans considered the edible variety a delicacy - but numbers are dwindling. Environmental biologist Dr Paul Bright, however,...
A Load of Cobblers Can't Deter Fenwick
Byline: MATT HUGHES TERRY FENWICK is an angry man. Bitter, frustrated and struggling to fill his unwanted leisure time. The colour in his red cheeks is not the legacy of two years in the Trinidadian sun, but the product of his deep-seated rage following...
A Multi-Gifted Showman with Musicianship in Spades
Byline: JACK MASSARIK JAZZ AT last, a jazz showman for the 21st century - and from an unexpected source, too. Who would have thought Finland, a snowball's throw from the Arctic Circle, could produce an act as hot as this? Meet Lassi Lehto,...
Antiwar of Words; A Bad Time for the World Has Unfortunately Turned into a Boom Time for Would-Be Poets with an Itch to Express Themselves
Byline: DAVID SEXTON WE really should not be surprised that Tony Blair is looking so very dispirited and harassed. On 5 March, a group called Poets Against the War presented him, at Downing Street, with 10,000 Poems for Peace, on a set of floppy...
A Picture of Determination; Disabled Artists Don't Want Your Pity - They Want to Earn a Living and Support Themselves, Reports
Byline: TINA BEXSON IS IT possible to support yourself financially when you have been deprived of the use of your hands - either by illness, birth defect or injury? The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists (MFPA) certainly think so. An international...
A Picture of Determination; Disabled Artists Don't Want Your Pity - They Want to Earn a Living and Support Themselves, Reports Tina Bexson
Byline: TINA BEXSON IS IT possible to support yourself financially when you have been deprived of the use of your hands - either by illness, birth defect or injury? The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists (MFPA) certainly think so. An international...
A Time for Bottom-Fishers; When All Is Doom and Gloom and Shares Are at Bargain-Basement Prices, Brave Souls Start Buying
Byline: PATRICK HOSKING ONCE a month, 10 Blackheath women gather, chat, drink wine and then do something which these days is regarded as quite extraordinary. They buy shares. While stock market pundits routinely advise investors to sit on the sidelines...
Bombs Then Siege to Topple Saddam; Troops Are Ready to Go in Hours
Byline: HUGH DOUGHERTY;KEITH DOVKANTS Bombs then siege Troops are ready to go in hours AS A profound calm settled over British battle lines in the desert, Allied commanders today put the final touches to a plan which will see Baghdad come under...
Bombs Then Siege to Topple Saddam; Troops Are Ready to Go in Hours
Byline: KEITH DOVKANTS;HUGH DOUGHERTY AS A profound calm settled over British battle lines in the desert, Allied commanders today put the final touches to a plan which will see Baghdad come under siege within four days of war beginning. The Iraqi...
Britons Are Told to Leave Kuwait as Blair Flies Home to Rebellion
Byline: CHARLES REISS THE Foreign Office today warned all Britons except key diplomatic staff to leave Kuwait as soon as possible. And the US ordered most of its diplomats and their families out of Syria, Kuwait and Israel in the closing moves to...
Buzz Jobs Slashed as Ryanair Moves In
Byline: ROBERT LEA BUDGET airline Buzz will be shut down for April and 440 staff laid off on statutory minimum redundancy packages it was announced today. News of Buzz's restructuring under a takeover from Ryanair came as the Irish low-fares...
Camilla Central to My Life Says Charles
Byline: ROBERT JOBSON PRINCE Charles has insisted his relationship with Camilla Parker Bowles is "nonnegotiable" and she will remain "central to his life". Charles has made clear to his private secretary Sir Michael Peat that nobody - not even...
Carousing for the Cause; POP One Big No Shepherd's Bush Empire
Byline: DAVID SMYTH DESPITE the euphoric feeling of people power experienced on the march to Hyde Park on 15 February, war in Iraq still looks inevitable, a view felt even by the most optimistic antiwar protesters who turned out for Saturday night's...
Childminder Faces Jail for Biting Baby
Byline: PAUL CHESTON;DANIELLE DEMETRIOU A CHILDMINDER faced prison today after admitting scarring a 10-month-old baby in a "biting game". Geraldine Rama, 37, left teeth marks in the child's arm and denied any attack, leaving the innocent parents...
City Insider
In-store surprise at Selfridges WHEN Vittorio "Victor the Radish" Radice, - the Italian "Mr Cool" who transformed fusty old Selfridges into London's trendiest shopping emporium - was given his send-off by colleagues, they chose one of the store's coffee...
City Insider
Book launch's gripping twist In-store surprise at Selfridges * WHEN Vittorio "Victor the Radish" Radice, - the Italian "Mr Cool" who transformed fusty old Selfridges into London's trendiest shopping emporium - was given his send-off by colleagues,...
Cleverest Boy in the Class; A SPOILT BOY: A Memoir of Childhood by Frederic Raphael (Orion, U14.99) NORMAN LEBRECHT
Byline: NORMAN LEBRECHT SPOILT may well have been the first adjective applied to me as a boy, and I grew up thinking it was generic. If you were the only son in a Jewish family, spoilt is what you were. Indulged within means, observed at all...
Comically Challenged
IDON'T get out much nowadays, but when I do, I'm constantly being asked which celebrity I would most like to see thrown from a plane. Consequently, I have memorised a list of potential nominees, commencing with Rick Stein, the not-so-brill tellychef...
Cook Resigns from the Cabinet as Blair Calls Crisis Meeting over War
Byline: PATRICK HENNESSY;CHARLES REISS TONY Blair today faced a Cabinet crisis on the eve of war with Iraq as Commons Leader Robin Cook walked out of his government. Former foreign secretary Mr Cook headed for Downing Street to tell the Prime Minister...
Cook Set to Resign Tonight as Blair Calls Crisis Cabinet Meeting over War
Byline: PATRICK HENNESSY;CHARLES REISS TONY Blair today faced a Cabinet crisis on the eve of war with Iraq as Commons Leader Robin Cook prepared to walk out of his government. Former foreign secretary Mr Cook was expected to tell the Prime Minister...
Damp Towels Are Our Only Defence against Gas
Byline: STEVE BOGGAN TEARS run down Arij Hussein's face as she describes the homespun daily routine she hopes will save her baby's life. "I get a piece of towel and I wet it, and then place it over Mirriam's nose and mouth," she says. "I have...
Defiant Taricco; Spurs Star Denies Houllier's Claims
Byline: ADRIAN CURTIS MAURICIO TARICCO today broke his silence over the incident that led Gerard Houllier to accuse him of trying to get Senegal international El-Hadji Diouf sent off. Tottenham's 3-2 defeat by Liverpool at White Hart Lane yesterday...
Desperate Flight from Baghdad; 'We Are Frightened of the Bombing and That Our Little Girls Are Saying Goodbye to Their Father Forever'
Byline: STEVE BOGGAN;BOB GRAHAM BAGHDAD is on the verge of chaos today - with thousands fleeing the city and hundreds of thousands more desperately trying to stockpile food and water ahead of the expected blitz by American and British bombers....
Di Canio Returns but Is Likely to Remain on Sidelines
Byline: KEN DYER WEST HAM manager Glenn Roeder was today waiting for a fitness report on Paolo Di Canio as the controversial Italian was scheduled to resume training. Di Canio spent the last week in Bologna building up the knee which has caused...
Don't Blame Us Teenagers - It's Our Wiring; WHY ARE THEY SO WEIRD? What's Really Going on in A Teenager's Brain by Barbara Strauch (Bloomsbury, U10.99)
Byline: ANNA STOTHARD THERE'S one great line in this book: "Teenagers are the most sleep-deprived segment of the population." I plan to quote this phrase regularly in defence of my irregular and vampire-like sleeping habits. I am not just being...
Fire Strike Will Go Ahead, Says Union
Byline: DICK MURRAY FIREFIGHTERS' union leaders today vowed to press ahead with Thursday's 24-hour strike despite the imminent war with Iraq. The national stoppage will mean troops having to be diverted from training and other duties to provide...
First Month of Congestion Charge Raises U9.7 Million
Byline: DANIELLE DEMETRIOU THE number of congestion charge payments made by motorists during the first month of the scheme hit 1.9 million and raised a total of u9.7 million, according to figures out today. As the first four weeks of the landmark...
Golding Stunned by Costly Mistake
IF Phil Golding has to make a 17th trip to the European tour qualifying school in November, beating the record he set last year, yesterday's incident at the Qatar Masters will be a very bitter memory. With echoes of what happened to Ian Woosnam...
Great Playing of Great Works; CLASSICAL Mitsuko Uchida Festival Hall
Byline: STEPHEN PETTITT MITSUKO Uchida lacks the sheer power, span of hand and athleticism of an Evgeny Kissin, but as a musician she is streets ahead of that young man. Her playing is a happy alliance of craft, intelligence and instinct, laced...
Harrison's on Verge of Punching His Way to Greatness
Byline: DAVID SMITH THINK of truly great Scottish boxers and the names Jim Watt and Ken Buchanan immediately spring to mind. That of Scott Harrison doesn't, but the world will soon recognise the Glaswegian as the best tartan terror of them all....
He Is Facing Test like Never before; COMMENTARY
Byline: PETER KELLNER UNLESS a last-minute deal is done with France's President Chirac, Tony Blair will send British troops into war this week without the explicit approval of the UN. Can he do this without ending up with his party wrecked and his...
High Street Spending Recovery Set to Lead Raft of Key Indicators
Byline: JANE PADGHAM RETAILERS are set to get a muchneeded fillip this week from news that High Street spending recovered last month after January's disastrous slump. Official retail sales figures for February will be among the raft of key economic...
Hoddle Is Talking Up Thatcher
Byline: ADRIAN CURTIS GLENN HODDLE today hit back at accusations that he has ignored Ben Thatcher for the last two months. The Tottenham manager is angry about reports claiming he had not spoken to the former Wimbledon defender for speaking out...
How Bad News Can Be Good News for Value Seekers
Byline: LAUREN CHAMBLISS CAR-INDUSTRY analyst turned market guru Mario Gabelli has seen treacherous markets before, which is why he is so busy. One of America's best-known bottom-fishers - investors who pick over the market for undervalued stocks...
HSBC Joins the Race for Indonesian Bank Stake
Byline: JAKE LLOYD-SMITH BRITAIN'S biggest bank, HSBC, and Deutsche Bank are among the contenders to take a 51% stake in Indonesia's Bank Danamon, the country's fifth-largest lender. The holding, worth an estimated u258 million, is being auctioned...
Hunt for the Murderer of Brilliant Student Hannah; A Level Girl's Body Found after Night Out
Byline: NILUFER ATIK A TEENAGE girl murdered as she walked home from a bus stop was an outstanding student expecting a successful career as a doctor, it was revealed today. Hannah Foster, 17, whose body was found in a country lane near her home...
In Short
Relieved Leonard steers his way to Honda Classic victory Hundred reasons why Ronnie could win the world title Double for Lleyton and Kim GOLF: Justin Leonard (above) overtook his friend Davis Love to win the Honda Classic in Florida, carding a five-under...
Jackson Acclaims New British Order
Byline: IAN CHADBAND AS Colin Jackson was taking his leave of athletics amid all the emotion in Birmingham's National Indoor Arena, he was asked to look back on his stellar career. He said sorry but this was a day only for looking forward. "It...
Let's All, like, Go Mad in Asia, Yah?; THE LAST SECRETS OF THE SILK ROAD by Alexandra Tolstoy (Profile, U19.99)
Byline: JUSTIN MAROZZI ALEXANDRA Tolstoy is, her publicity tells us, "the daughter of the historian Nikolai Tolstoy" and "a distant cousin of the famous novelist Count Leo". Sometimes it's better not to shout too loudly about such a distinguished...
Let the Monkeys Move into the House
Byline: A.N. WILSON THE Social Issues Research Centre at Oxford has come up with useful new research into the science of flirting. It has discovered that two-thirds of flirtatious encounters are conducted by females in the case of chimpanzees, and...
Major Ron Dies of Heart Attack Aged 71
Byline: ROBERT JOBSON THE DUCHESS of York's father, Major Ronald Ferguson, has died following a heart attack. He was 71. The news was broken to a "devastated" Sarah Ferguson only hours after she had said goodbye to her father after spending time...
Marks with Sparks; M&S Gets a Hot New Summer Look to Get into Vogue
FIRST it was underwear and then black polo-neck jumpers. Now it is raw sex appeal. After years spent basing its appeal on practicality, Marks and Spencer has decided earthy sensuality is the key to its new collections. So successful is the once-ailing...
More Babies? Knock 'Em out Then Go Back to Work; Donna Air on Pregnancy, Her Charmed Life with Superrich Damian Aspinall - and Hanging out with Gorillas
Byline: NICK CURTIS COLTISH limbs curled into a leather chair at her management company's offices, Donna Air looks younger than her 23 years and as slender and fresh as a bluebell. It's hard to believe this ubiquitous TV blonde, the Geordie party...
Morrison Posts 7.6% Sales Rise as Battle for Safeway Hots Up
Byline: FIONA WALSH SUPERMARKETS group Wm Morrison today unveiled a stronger-than-expected profits performance for its past financial year and said current sales are rising at an impressive 7.6% like-for like. The results - the Bradfordbased...
News
More jobs available in IT Good news for IT workers, according to the quarterly review from the industry body, e-skills UK. Employment within the information communication and technology industry (ICT) is up on last year, with unemployment rates...
Nothing to Do with Luck; MAGGIE: The Personal Story of a Public Life by Brenda Maddox (Hodder, U20)
Byline: NORMAN TEBBIT IF that mushy "human interest" stuff which fills the newspapers between the news pages and those on the City or sports is what you like to read, then Brenda Maddox's book, Maggie, is made for you. But if you like a biography...
Now the Price of a Caffe Latte Is Key to Inflation
Byline: JANE PADGHAM;NICK GOODWAY BRITAIN'S coffee shop revolution received official recognition today as the price of a caffe latte was included for the first time in the monthly shopping basket used to calculate inflation. And in a sign that...
Olonga: I'll Feel Safer in England
Byline: DAVID LLOYD;RAOUL SIMONS HENRY OLONGA is to seek sanctuary in Britain and a possible career in classical music after being effectively exiled from his homeland. The 26-year-old Zimbabwe fast bowler is in hiding in South Africa after retiring...
O'Shea Downbeat as Luck of Irish Runs Out
Byline: CHRIS JONES ENGLAND'S Grand Slam bid has survived a Zurich Premiership weekend that left London Irish bottom of the table and in serious danger of relegation. Clive Woodward, the England head coach, only has injury doubts over backup...
Patten for Oxford; Ex-Cabinet Tory Is New Chancellor
Byline: TIM MILES CHRIS PATTEN, the last colonial governor of Hong Kong and currently EU Commissioner, was today confirmed as the next Chancellor of Oxford University. He will become titular head of the university, a post which became vacant...
Pressure Mounts on Chirac
YESTERDAY'S COUNCIL OF war in the Azores, leaving the UN one more day to give diplomacy a chance, has placed the spotlight starkly on the French President, Jacques Chirac - at least for a further 24 hours. M Chirac has enjoyed the best of both worlds...
Princess Diana, a Controversial Television Seance and My Own Surprising Brush with the Paranormal
Byline: TASHA KOSVINER THEY are the embodiment of pebble-dashed drabness. Long, glum terraces stretching away into the spring skyline in a place that has the dubious mantle of being the world's biggest council estate. Dagenham, then, would not appear...
Public Urged to Help Fight on Terror
Byline: JUSTIN DAVENPORT SCOTLAND YARD today launched a new campaign to recruit the public's help in the fight against terrorism. On the eve of an expected war which could see London as the frontline of any expected terrorist backlash, the Met...
Puppy Love Has Grown Up; POP Donny Osmond Carling Apollo, W6
Byline: JOHN AIZLEWOOD THIRTY-ONE years ago, the record company of The Osmonds, a struggling five-brother group from Utah, hired a coachload of teenage girls to scream at them throughout their visit to Britain. The newspapers took the bait and by...
Reason and Rant from a 'Doctor' in Denial; THE WAGES OF SPIN by Bernard Ingham (John Murray, U18.99)
Byline: JOE HAINES WHEN the IRA attempted to assassinate Margaret Thatcher by blowing up the Grand Hotel in Brighton during the 1984 Tory conference, her press secretary, Bernard Ingham, was on holiday near Bristol. He is proud of his absence,...
Rebel Numbers Could Put PM's Future in Doubt
THE biggest Commons rebellion ever recorded against any Government is confronting Tony Blair when Labour MPs vote on war with Iraq. Even more Labour backbenchers are set to join the 122 who opposed their own Government two weeks ago. Senior backbenchers...
Scourge of Tories with Few Friends of His Own
Byline: JOE MURPHY ROBIN COOK is often described as a man with many admirers but very few friends. Everyone agrees he is a terrifyingly ferocious debater. But hardly anyone follows with the words "good old Robin". He is a political loner who...
Shallow Grave Where Killer Dumped Hannah
Byline: NILUFER ATIK THIS is the spot where a killer dumped the body of "model student" Hannah Foster, 17, murdered after getting off a bus five minutes from her home after a night out with friends. Today police warned women living in the same...
Shearer's England Days Over
Byline: LEO SPALL ALAN SHEARER has ruled out the possibility of a return to the England team. The Newcastle striker was reported in weekend newspapers as saying: "I know I can do a job for England." But the 32-year-old former international...
Still Calling after All These Years; as Tamzin Outhwaite Is Signed Up as the New Face of Avon, Karin Mochan Finds out What It Is like to Sell Lipstick for a Living
Byline: KARIN MOCHAN MENTION Avon and people either immediately think "Ding dong!" or picture Dianne Wiest as the immaculately-groomed Avon lady who encouraged Edward Scissorhands to create wild hairstyles and topiary for middle America's housewives....
Suits You, Sir
Specialist jobs need specialist clothes. Christopher Middleton visits three outfitters who supply the clerical, medical and catering professions 'I thought I'd give it three weeks - that was 20 years ago' Edwin Cook, head tailor at Watts and...
Taking Care of Business; It's One Thing to Call a Conference but a Different Matter Entirely to Make It Relevant to Today's Fast-Changing World, Says Jacky Hyams
Byline: JACKY HYAMS THESE are challenging times. So perhaps it is apposite that the second London Business Forum - a radically different business event to most conferences as it is designed to challenge many of the conference world's standard...
Tea but No Sympathy; Demeaning Jobs Associated with Secretarial Work Are Still around but There Is a Mood of Change, Says Isobel White
Byline: ISOBEL WHITE ON any given day, a modern professional secretary might create a slick sales presentation, help co-ordinate a million-pound budget, placate a creditor in French, design a database or plan a business trip to Tokyo. But have these...
Thanks for the Memory; Gianfranco's Future Still in Doubt as He Shines Once Again
Byline: MATT HUGHES THE words on Gianfranco Zola's home-made T-shirt read "300 wonderful memories" but Claudio Ranieri would dearly love to coax 30 more magic moments from his Italian maestro. The Chelsea coach's faltering English becomes almost...
The Angry Brigade; DANCE Diversions the Place, WC1
Byline: SARAH FRATER THE problem with a lot of modern dance is that there's too much movement and not enough choreography. Dancers fill the stage with shape and dynamics, and they are usually agile, committed and pretty well schooled. However,...
The Battle Plan
THE BOMBS AND MISSILES Among the ordnance being used by allies are: TOMAHAWK - cruise missile skims ground up to 1,000 miles range; latest version can be redirected in midflight E-BOMB - 'melts' computers and communications - and BLACKOUT...
The Battle Plan
THE BOMBS AND MISSILES Among the ordnance available to allies are: TOMAHAWK - cruise missile skims ground up to 1,000 miles range; latest version can be redirected in midflight E-BOMB - 'melts' computers and communications - and BLACKOUT...
The Man Who Loves to Write about Psychiatry; FROM THE EDGE OF THE COUCH: Bizarre Psychiatric Cases and What They Teach Us about Ourselves by Raj Persaud (Bantam, U12.99)
Byline: NICOLA SHULMAN IF you passed this book at the airport bookshop for which it is destined, you might not know what it was. On its cover the white-suited author looks creamily down at us from one of those nebulous "sky" backgrounds beloved...
The Patter of Tiny Paws; It's Official. with the Launch of DQ, a Doggy Rival to Vogue, Pets Are Proving They Are the Ultimate Accessory - and So Much Cuddlier Than Children
Rachel Davies, 28, a barrister, and Andrew Dunstan, 24, a plasterer, live in Godalming, Surrey, with their (male) rabbit, Hazel "Rachel wanted a cat, but we've already got a cockatiel, so that wouldn't have been the best idea. Hazel was a present to...
The Talk in FOOTBALL
Back to the Cottage is vote-winner for Norris Blues must tie up Terry Cup ticket fears rejected FA's job trail takes in US Diluted voting at Valley Gunners track clean Collin *ARSENAL are monitoring the progress of Falkirk striker Collin Samuel (right)....
The Talk in RUGBY
It's a bit rich for hotels to charge Cup fans extra Logan's run of subsidy Dinamo in drugs storm *THE TALK is delighted to confirm Ned Kelly is alive and well. The bandit is now working for one of the major hotel groups in Australia that is intent...
The Young Bailey
Byline: RICHARD SIMPSON WITH contacts like hers it was only a matter of time before Paloma Bailey forged a career as a model. Her mother Catherine was one of the most glamorous catwalk queens of her time and father David is a world-famous photographer....
They Told My Wife It Was Routine Surgery but Two Days Later She Was Dead
Byline: ELAINE GALLOWAY A FATHER-OF-TWO is planning to sue a London hospital over the death of his wife after a routine operation. Ajay Keesoony has been left to bring up his sons aged 16 and five alone, following his wife Usha's death at Whipps...
Thomas Helps Barney and Bob Build Up HIT
Byline: NICK GOODWAY HIT ENTERTAINMENT chalked up further strong growth last year thanks to the u139 million takeover in June of rival Gullane and its Thomas the Tank Engine along with continued growth for Bob the Builder and Barney the purple dinosaur....
Twickers Goes for Gold
Byline: ADAM EDWARDS It has long been the home of English rugby but there's more to Twickenham Stadium than big international matches. Adam Edwards meets the dedicated team whose job it is to rake in corporate cash by marketing the hallowed turf...
Vieira Return Eases Wenger's Injury Problems
Byline: STEVE STAMMERS PATRICK VIEIRA is set to give Arsenal a huge boost before the match that will decide their fate in the Champions League. The Highbury captain missed the 2-0 defeat at Blackburn on Saturday because of a knee injury and his...
Wall Street Is Braced for Gloom on Bank Earnings
Byline: LAUREN CHAMBLISS INVESTORS are waiting anxiously for the results of four of US's biggest investment banks due to report their first-quarter earnings this week and provide an indicator as to the general health of the economy. Many on Wall...
Was Shearer Move Just Contract Ploy?
Byline: MICHAEL HART WHATEVER the temptations, Alan Shearer must have known it would be unwise to risk a 24-carat England career for the sake of a final curtain call on the international stage. Shearer has rightly secured a place as a folk hero...
We Don't Need the UN to Fight a Just War
Byline: CHARLES POWELL THE United Nations is a fine idea. Its members are more of a problem. A membership that can elect Libya to be in charge of human rights and seriously contemplate choosing Iraq to supervise disarmament is overstepping the...
Wharf Backers' New Anger as Key Tenant Cuts Space
Byline: JAMES ROSSITER WORRIES over the future of Canary Wharf heightened today as it emerged that yet another key tenant, lawyer Clifford Chance, has already given back more than 10% of its new million-square-foot Docklands building. The news,...
Why It Could Be a Suckers' Rally
Byline: ANTHONY HILTON PERHAPS the biggest nonsense reported over the weekend was that fund managers thought shares were now on the way up because last Wednesday, when the market dropped 200 points, was a time when everyone was in despair. They...
Win a Brilliant Break in Town
Byline: JUSTINE SPELLER HOME may be only a train or Tube journey away but there's something special about staying in a hotel after a theatre outing in the West End. Enter Theatre Breaks Ltd, a company that organises theatre tickets and hotel...