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Saying ‘no’ to Donald Sutherland was the start of a beautiful friendship

21 June 2024

10:40 PM

21 June 2024

10:40 PM

I’d only been working for a few months as a researcher on the Observer’s magazine. One late evening, the deputy editor rushed over to me in the open plan office. I’d been working on a project and didn’t want to go home.

‘Look’ he said, ‘the actor Donald Sutherland is in town to promote his latest film.’

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