The approach to the Royal Albert Hall from Exhibition Road...always the promise of a magical evening...and on this historic occasion...well....!

The crowd drifts in...people from all over the world. I had a Heineken with Jean Reno in the bar just before this picture. Famous faces everywhere. A real buzz

These seats cost Barry & Shelby thousands...what on earth did the front row seats cost?

These pics taken the last night, May 6 2005, from Saiichi’s second row seat

I would run into Gary & Franky in 30 minutes, meet Fru in 8 days, and live just down the road from Eric in

3 years