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MyKingdomForACaramel Fri 12-Apr-19 21:55:32

So me and dh have this conversation on a regular basis. If we wanted a great dinner party who should be around the table.

Mine change frequently but right now are - Tim shipman, one of the siddiquis from goggle box, malala, Dorothy Parker, michel roux and Peter crouch grin

Who are yours?

Sallycinammonbangsthedruminthe Fri 12-Apr-19 22:02:50

Johnny Vegas...Frankie Boyle...Jacob Rees Mogg...Jeremy Paxman...Frank Sinattra and Louis Theroux ....would be mine!If two dropped out I would replace with Giles and Nutty from Gogglebox!

MyKingdomForACaramel Fri 12-Apr-19 22:07:43

@sally - can I get on the guest list please?! How did I forget Louis!

morefoolyou Fri 12-Apr-19 22:08:18

My lovely granny
Freddie Mercury
George Michael
Michael Collins
Princess Diana
Mo Mowlam

MyKingdomForACaramel Fri 12-Apr-19 22:08:37

Though Jrm would have desert thrown over him from me I’m afraid

redexpat Fri 12-Apr-19 22:09:08

Ooh Dorothy Parker is a good choice. I feel like Stephen Fry and Sandi Toksvig would be good. And then another interesting woman but I dont know who. Theres so many.

HBStowe Fri 12-Apr-19 22:09:26

Brandi Carlile
Sir David Attenborough
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Lin Manuel Miranda
Jameela Jamil
Sally Rooney

morefoolyou Fri 12-Apr-19 22:09:47

I've just realised mine are all dead!

Stravapalava Fri 12-Apr-19 22:10:05

Levison Wood
Simon Reeve
Noel Fielding
Michelle Obama
Stacey Solomon
Freddie Mercury or Elton John

Eclectic mix!

morefoolyou Fri 12-Apr-19 22:10:42

@Sallycinammonbangsthedruminthe why Jacob Rees mogg?

nordstrom Fri 12-Apr-19 22:11:10

Current:

Simon Reeve, Romesh Ranganathan, Michel Roux Junior, Alice Roberts, Russell Kane and Ellen Degeneres

Ohtherewearethen Fri 12-Apr-19 22:12:13

David Attenborough - I just want to sit on his lap and listen to stories; Jesus to prove or disprove the whole thing; Emmeline Pankhurst - amazing woman; Giles and Mary from Goggle box and my husband.

FourEyesGood Fri 12-Apr-19 22:12:50

Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Richard Ayoade

Do I have to have six or can I leave it at those two? I love a bit of awkwardness.

Pinkarsedfly Fri 12-Apr-19 22:13:21

William Shakespeare
Hilary Mantel
Victoria Wood
David Bowie
Louis Theroux
Graham Norton

NotMyUsualTopBilling Fri 12-Apr-19 22:13:56

Freddie Mercury because I'd love to get an insight into his real character.

Brian May because he's a pretty interesting bloke.

Sarah Millican because I think we'd have a good laugh.

Louis Theroux because he'd have some pretty interesting shit to talk about.

The Kray twins because I am fascinated by their story and would actually quite like to get to know more about them on a personal level.

Cocolapew Fri 12-Apr-19 22:15:42

Prince
Debbie Harry
Doris Day
Harlan Coben
Robert Crais
Stevie Nicks

BikeRunSki Fri 12-Apr-19 22:15:59

My dad (died when I was 23 after a decade of illness, I never really knew him as an adult)
Adam Hills
Ruth Jones
Mo Mowlem
Andy Kirkpatrick (climber, nuts)
Alan Turing

happyhillock Fri 12-Apr-19 22:16:13

Piers Morgan
Frank Sinatra
Nicola sturgeon
Kevin McGuire
Storm Huntley
Carole Malone

CherryPavlova Fri 12-Apr-19 22:18:25

Mandela
Bill Clinton
Florence Nightingale
Christabel Pankhurst
Charles Dickens
Nicholas Winton

MyKingdomForACaramel Fri 12-Apr-19 22:18:44

@bikerinski - so sorry for your loss x

MyKingdomForACaramel Fri 12-Apr-19 22:23:02

And dare I ask ... what would you serve them?

jessicawessica Fri 12-Apr-19 22:25:07

Joseph Merrick
Agatha Christie
Albert Pierrepoint
Michelangelo
Theresa May
Albert Speer

morefoolyou Fri 12-Apr-19 22:25:07

Lots of very expensive, lavish food and champagne. Freddie would be horrified at anything else

AragonsGirl Fri 12-Apr-19 22:28:52

Will Young (because I love him!)
Hugh Jackman (as above, and I could get him to sing as well!)
Morgan Freeman (if he wasn’t any good at conversation I’d just get him to read aloud to me!)
Stuart Macbride (fantastic author, writes crime novels set in my local area)
Mary Berry (so I could bitch to her about the abomination that is c4 gbbo! Who has ever made a biscuit selfie?!)
Eddie Izzard (for the random chat, not the politics!)

JustAnotherMNUserPassing Fri 12-Apr-19 22:29:35

Lin Manuel Miranda
Noel Fielding
Louis Theroux
Josh Widdicombe
Joe Lycett
Adam Hills

Quite a few comedians on mine haha

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