Tributes to Patrick Garland at Chichester memorial service

Simon Callow at the memorial service for Patrick Garland''Picture by Louise Adams C131282-3 Chi Patrick Garland
Simon Callow at the memorial service for Patrick Garland''Picture by Louise Adams C131282-3 Chi Patrick Garland

FRIENDS gathered to celebrate the life of Chichester Festival Theatre great Patrick Garland today (September 16).

The memorial service at Chichester Cathedral was a star-studded affair, headed by actor Simon Callow, and Patrick’s wife Alexandra Bastedo.

Other speakers included actresses Patricia Routledge and Dame Eileen Atkins and playwright Alan Bennett , all of whom where firm friends with Patrick.

For pictures and a full report of the service, see Thursday’s Observer (September 19).