Details of the UK's Diamond Jubilee celebrations are gradually seeping out. If you were expecting class, you'll be sorely disappointed. Think Klass instead. The Standard's Chief Arts Correspondent, Louise Jury, informs us that the family festival planned for the Jubilee will be hosted by former Hear'Say member Myleene.
TV impressionist Jon Culshaw will be there to keep her company. What's more, we are promised 'an appearance by the equine stars of War Horse' and some show featuring the stars of Strictly Come Dancing, led by Craig Revel Horwood.
It comes as no surprise to learn that the jamboree is sponsored by Sainsbury's.
Do you think when George VI died he could have imagined the tawdry world which awaited his elder daughter some six decades on?