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The Singing Butler’s lady in red on TV

The Singing Butler
The Singing Butler

Orla Brady is to appear on Richard & Judy’s show on UK TV today at 2pm to be interviewed about the new series of ‘Mistresses‘ on BBC1 but also to talk about being ‘the lady in red’ in Vettriano’s painting, The Singing Butler‘. Information about today’s interview was released a few hours ago. Orla is today, to be presented with a print of ‘Dancer In Emerald’, the sister painting to ‘The Singing Butler’, which features the actress in the same dancing pose but wearing a dark emerald dress instead of the now famous, red dress. The original painting, ‘Dancer In Emerald’ has gone on loan to the Kirkcaldy Museum in Fife as part of this year’s Homecoming Scotland celebrations. jack vettriano was in the news last month when he boasted , as most artist do , that he had bedded most of his models . Whether Orla Brady is one such conquest has not been revealed

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Not Just Another Day for hospital

Painter Jack Vettriano has donated one of his works Just Another Day – a portrait of a woman with Battersea Power Station in the background, which will go under the hammer as part of a drive to raise £100,000 for the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability. Other artists who have given pieces to the auction include Royal Academicians Ken Howard, Mick Rooney and Eileen Cooper.

The auction and a champagne party will take place on Thursday 9 October at the hospital