Dear Tom Remember all those emails I wrote to you? The ones about how my dad died and how I got sort of obsessed with Shakespeare in Love and Twelfth Night and the idea of being shipwrecked and washed up on a beach like Gwyneth Paltrow? Well, I've made them into a show. Bet you wish you'd thought of it. I'm not sure you'd approve of the way I did it, though. We've done a few mad things, but you'll have to come and see it if you want to know what they are. I hope you're keeping well and writing something brilliant yourself. lots of love Lydia P.S. You really should come. I put your name in the title and all. P.P.S. That fella who played Shakespeare is gorgeous. Can I have his number? Lydia studied at Oxford before moving to L.A., where she modelled for Vidal Sassoon and wrote TV shows about celebrities for E!. She now lives in London, teaches Latin and writes plays.

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