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Tina Turner: London, Wembley Stadium

Ian Fortnam,, July 2000

NESTLED BETWIXT the iconic twin towers of Wembley Stadium lies a sumptuous banqueting hall that’s completely rammed to its very rafters with the affluent and the opulent. All about us, gratis Chardonnay of such excessively rich and ostentatiously expensive vintage as to be very nearly undrinkable, is being decorously sipped by well-heeled refugees from the 1960’s accompanied by a designer-frocked phalanx of daintily prawn-nibbling "women of a certain age".

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