Layton on Lockdown – Week 7:

Layton on Lockdown – Week 7:

When will things get better for the over 70s? Monday 4th May This week’s got off to a cracking start – I’ve got an audition! ‘You can’t go’, I hear you say, ‘you’re in lockdown’. I don’t have to go anywhere.  These days, with...
Layton on Lockdown – Week 6:

Layton on Lockdown – Week 6:

The days are flying by, but my reading is as slow as ever Monday April 27th There’s a curious phenomenon about this lockdown. The time just seems to fly by.  No, it doesn’t seem to fly by – it does fly by. There just aren’t enough hours in the...
Layton on Lockdown – Week 5:

Layton on Lockdown – Week 5:

Mrs Layton’s roots are showing and I’ve been promoted to Head Colourist Monday 20th April Last night the Layton clan and partners had a wonderful evening.   We all had dinner together.  Even the three grandchildren were allowed to stay...
Layton on Lockdown – Week 4:

Layton on Lockdown – Week 4:

My wife and I are getting on tremendously. Just don’t mention the dishwasher Monday April 13th I have just got off the telephone to Barry Cryer (or Lord Cryer of Pinner, as I like to call him). He gave me some awful news. Tim Brooke-Taylor died...
Layton on Lockdown – Week 3:

Layton on Lockdown – Week 3:

Here’s looking at you, Boris – thanks to the NHS, not in a ventilator In his third coronavirus diary, actor, scriptwriter, raconteur and mild asthmatic George Layton finds solace in the good health of others Monday 6th April I’m staring out of the...
Layton on Lockdown – Week 2:

Layton on Lockdown – Week 2:

‘There are two women in my house – and one is driving me nuts’ Isolation and Alexa are driving George Layton to despair Monday 30th March I don’t know if it’s just me, but every time I catch sight of a photo of Dominic Cummings in his trade-mark beanie hat...