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What Happens in Vegas - Catherine Hall

From: Matt Hill
Series: Spark London
Length: 07:48

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A true story told live in London. Catherine was a a self-confessed 'wild child.' She was eventually caught with cocaine by the police and told this would remain on her record. Years later, she returns to the US for a work conference - will she be let in? Read the full description.

Vlcsnap-2012-01-09-16h15m08s50_small A true story told live at Spark London.

Synopsis (contains spoilers):

  • Catherine was a a self confessed 'Wild child' - if Amy Winehouse was a 9 she was a 8 or 8.5. 
  • She was caught with cocaine in her Chelsea flat, it scared her enough that she stopped taking illegal drugs.
  • Friends said the incident would remain on her record.
  • Half a century later she works for a law firm
  • The annual conference is taking place in Las Vagus - will she be allowed in with the cocaine incident on her record?
  • US boarder control involved photos, finger prints and perspiration (the last time she did fingerprints was in the Knightsbridge police station all those years ago)
  • She was allowed in - it appears some things really can be left in the past.

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Piece Description

A true story told live at Spark London.

Synopsis (contains spoilers):

  • Catherine was a a self confessed 'Wild child' - if Amy Winehouse was a 9 she was a 8 or 8.5. 
  • She was caught with cocaine in her Chelsea flat, it scared her enough that she stopped taking illegal drugs.
  • Friends said the incident would remain on her record.
  • Half a century later she works for a law firm
  • The annual conference is taking place in Las Vagus - will she be allowed in with the cocaine incident on her record?
  • US boarder control involved photos, finger prints and perspiration (the last time she did fingerprints was in the Knightsbridge police station all those years ago)
  • She was allowed in - it appears some things really can be left in the past.

Additional Credits

Spark London is produced by Joanna Yates with audio production by Matt Hill at rethinkdaily.co.uk

Related Website

www.sparklondon.com