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30 September 2010 2:13 PM

A Lord and his new bride

HATS OFF to Lord Sudeley, 71, who on Monday is getting married for a third time. His new, younger bride is Dr Tatiana Dudina, who is a philologist. Sudeley lists his recreations in Who’s Who as “ancestor worship” and “cultivating his sensibility”; his bride used to work for the KGB but became a British subject early in 2008. Shortly afterwards she was seen at a dinner party, dressed in black leather and shrieking with laughter because she had had to swear allegiance to the Queen. Her name then disappeared from the internet, upon which she had been advertising to find a marriage partner. The legend at Brooks’s Club is that she achieved what no nanny, wife or mistress ever managed. She made the 7th Baron “eat his greens”.

 

A touch of the Caribbean in London ... Johnny Depp, pictured, is filming part of the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie in Greenwich. Titled On Strange Tides, the plot sees Jack Sparrow on a quest to find the fountain of eternal youth. Sir Christopher Wren’s Old Royal Naval College is being used as a backdrop for the production. Geoffrey Rush and Penélope Cruz co-star and scenes have already been filmed in LA, Puerto Rico and the UK.