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Come Fry with me

Friends Provident PR Russell Spink tells us that while he was working at the BBC, he once met Stephen Fry in the Green Room and asked him to call his mum to wish her a happy birthday.

Mr Fry kindly obliged, telling his mum: “Hello, it’s Stephen Fry here. Happy f**king birthday.”

The gesture certainly made his mum’s day and Spink has been exploiting it ever since.

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