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Mrs Gucci - the Concert

Come to the concert on October 13th


We're proud to announce the West End World Premier Concert Performance of Mrs Gucci at the Arts Theatre London on October 13th 2013.

After many years of development, the show is ready to go into production next year, and the one-off concert performance, lasting only an hour, will give you both a flavour of the music and the impetus of the narrative.

Julie Atherton will be singing the role of Patrizia Reggiani Martinelli (formerly Gucci) currently serving a 26 year prison sentence in San Vittore in Milan for murder. Her dead husband, former director of the famous fashion house, Maurizio Gucci, will be sung by Bart Edwards. His cousin, Paolo Gucci, will be sung by Graham MacDuff. The part of Patrizia's counsellor and psychic guru, Pina Auriemma, also serving a life sentence for murder, will be performed by Sophie-Louise Dunn.

The performance will commence at 6 O'Clock on Sunday 13th October, and last approximately an hour.

Click here to book tickets.

For more details how to get to London's famous Arts Theatre, click here.

Published in Musicals
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Announcing the Mrs Gucci Launch

After years of development, co-writer Marcos D'Cruze and myself are delighted to announce the launch of Mrs Gucci - a fact based musical about fashion, passion and death. Go to the development site to find out more.


The Mrs Gucci Site

Published in Musicals
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I Blame Time

 Julie Atherton

I Blame Time –  featuring Julie Atherton as Patrizia Gucci



Abandoned by luck
No one to turn to 
But the stars above
The ice in your eyes
But I don't blame you
I blame time

I'll blame time
I blame time

Locked in my mind
Fighting my demons
I didn't hear your cries
So hate me
Berate me
Say what you want
But I won't blame you no
I don't blame anyone I don't
I don't blame me
I blame time

I'll blame time
I blame time
I'll blame time

I see the long years ahead
Tearing our good will to shreds 
But one day this madness will pass
One day you'll repay
My love

I blame time
I'll blame time
I blame time

Cold and cast out
But nothing will shake me
From this rock of love
I'll wait here
And hold to the last
No I don't blame you no
I won't blame anyone I don't
I won't blame me
I'll blame time


Published in Song Lyrics
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Mrs Gucci


Once there was girl
Who was rich and she was poor,
Her mother was a laundress
Her father bought her pearls,
The world owed her a living
But it never could be hers,
So the beginning of this story is
That poor rich little girl.
Published in Song Lyrics
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Mrs Gucci - Musical - The Pitch

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Live Tweeting

Over the last few years I've created some attention with my live coverage of the phone hacking trial in London, the most expensive and longest concluded criminal trial in British history. There are various accounts and articles about this on the web, including a radio play. My Twitter feed can be found here, and a collation of evidence from the trial, and all my live tweets, can be found at my Fothom Wordpress blog. There's also a Flipboard magazine and a Facebook Page. My Klout ranking is here.

More Journalism and Books

Various journalistic articles of mine are scattered throughout the web. There's some kind of portfolio at Muckrack. The most extensive reporting is for the Daily Beast and Newsweek, but there's more at the New Statesman, the New Republic, Aeon etc. I have two non fiction books published in the last year: The Fall of the House of Murdoch, available through Unbound or Amazon, and Beyond Contempt: the Inside Story of the Phone Hacking Trial, available via Canbury Press or also on Amazon. I am currently contributing to a new site for open source journalism, called Bellingcat, and advisor (along with Sir Harry Evans and Bill Emmott) to an exciting new crowdfunded journalism startip Byline

Getting in Contact

My generic email is my first name at That should get through to me pretty quickly. My Linked In profile is here. For non journalistic inquiries, for television stage and film, contact Howard Gooding at Judy Daish Associates. Examples of my television work can be found on IMDB. This links to the site for my forthcoming musical, Mrs Gucci. My radio plays can be found in various audiobook formats on Amazon and elsewhere.


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