Joining cricketing legends Sir Viv Richards and Jeff Thomson at Sir Victor Blank’s Oxfordshire pile yesterday for the former Lloyds TSB chairman’s annual charity cricket match was royal gynaecologist Marcus Setchell.

Due to deliver the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s baby any minute, I’m told Setchell gave the pavilion bar a swerve.
Says a guest: ‘He said he’s got to be primed and ready for the call from the Palace at any moment. He hasn’t touched a drop for two weeks.’

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