Shoot the car chase sequence in our rotten old Volkswagen Variant. Most of the morning taken up with stunt driving. Andy Bradford, who fell down a mountain as Ashby in Switzerland, now risks his life as Jim Nelson on the back roads of Cumbria.
The commissioning editor for C4 and his assistant are visiting. Alan has to entertain them. A long, very noisy meal.
Remark of Dan’s makes me laugh longer and more helplessly than I remember for months. I say that I can control the dog quite easily and it will obey whichever command I give it … ‘Come!’ or ‘Kneel!’ … ‘Oh, kneel, surely,’ says Dan with anxious distaste. For some reason we all collapse.
To bed at one o’clock. Two and a half hours later than I meant to be.