David Harrison & Lucinda Lambton: 'She came to my council flat and I nearly killed her with a leopard-skin sofa'. By Adam Jacques.
Lady Lucinda Lambton, 72
An author, photographer and broadcaster on architectural and historical subjects, Lambton has researched, written and presented more than 80 documentaries for the BBC and ITV and written or contributed to 14 books, including 'Lucinda Lambton's A-Z of Britain'. She lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband, the journalist Sir Peregrine Worsthorne.
"I was making a film in 1995 about shrines to the departed, and my friend Tim Knox, who runs the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, suggested a friend of his could add an intriguing element to the series: David's pink poodle Hoover had recently died and he'd made a shrine to it in his home..."