Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Sod the Bitches!

La Brasserie’s launch party for ‘Sod the Bitches!’ by Steven Berkoff was a resounding success

 

On Monday 11th May, actor, writer and producer Steven Berkoff launched his first novel, Sod the Bitches!, at La Brasserie in London’s Brompton Road.

 

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Stephanie Grainger and Steven Berkoff

 

Attended by over 120 people, guests at the event numbered the novelist Lord Archer, the cricket commentator Henry Blofeld OBE, the actress Cherie Lunghi, the songwriter Bill Martin MBE and politicians including Nigel Evans MP and Mark Pritchard MP. Also in attendance were the tailor Ozwald Boateng OBE, the society fixer Liz Brewer, the magician and illusionist Uri Geller and the former MP Lembit Öpik.

 

Sponsored by VII Hills Gin and Imbibe Drinks and organised by Matthew Steeples, the event featured a Sod the Bitches! inspired cocktail made with asparagus by Alejandro Flores and Pablo Salcedo of La Brasserie and canapés by the restaurant’s head chef John Paul Murphy.

 

To buy a copy of Sod the Bitches! click here.

 

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Suzie Cooke and Bill Martin

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Millie Dean and Steven Berkoff

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Steven Berkoff, Matthew Steeples and Chris Antoniou

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Steven Berkoff and Liz Brewer (Photo: Liz Brewer)

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Steven Berkoff and Brian Blick

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Rose from Steven Berkoff’s office and Julian Lopez-Portillo

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Peter Godwin and Roger and Chrissie Gugen

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Ozwald Boateng and Nigel Evans MP (Photo: Nigel Evans)

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Mr and Mrs James Moon

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Lord Archer and Steven Berkoff

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Kenth Jacob Möller and friend

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Kate Fensterstock, Tommaso de Benedictis and Matthew Steeples

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Jonathan Fry and Mark Pritchard MP

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Henry Hendron, Nigel Evans MP and Huw Shakeshaft with Steven Berkoff

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Henry Hendron, Mark Pritchard MP and Lembit Opik

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Henry Deedes

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Henry and Valeria Blofeld

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Gina and Alan Miller with Alexa Jago

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Christopher Gilmour, Henry Blofeld, Martin Ellis-Jones and Alexis and Ilaria de Naray

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Cherie Lunghi and John Paul Murphy

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Anker Horn and Daniel Hansen Wood

Andrea Blonstein and Alexandra Naylor
Andrea Blonstein and Alexandra Naylor

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
VII Hills Gin was one of the sponsors of the evening

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
The Sod the Bitches! cocktail (Photo: VII Hills Gin)

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
John Paul Murphy’s canapes also proved very popular

Sod the Bitches! novel Steven Berkoff La Brasserie 272 Brompton Road London SW3 2AW Matthew Steeples The Steeple Times
Uri Geller even bent a spoon for the antiques dealer Daniel Bexfield during the party (Photo: Daniel Bexfield)

 

 

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