Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874 - 1951). This painting was used for the cover of "American Weekly" of July 24, 1946, and shows the artist painting a portrait of a sumptuous Thanksgiving feast while smoking a pipe and preparing his own meager meal of sausages cooked over a small cast-iron stove. I thought it simply, perfect.
THE DUCK HOUSE is a satirical play written by Dan Patterson (Mock the Week) and Colin Swash (Have I Got News For You/ Private Eye) about the MP's expenses scandal. The cast is headed-up by funny-man Ben Miller, alongside Nancy Carroll, Debbie Chazen, James Musgrave, Simon Shepherd and Diana Vickers. The show runs at the Vaudeville Theatre from November 2013. Tickets --> http://www.allgigs.co.uk/click/theduckhouse/