Sun 29 June 2008,

Morecambe's Wise Rebirth

By Stephen McClarence
SITTING in the Midland Hotel’s restaurant last week, I found myself eavesdropping. “On the way home, we obviously can’t have supper at the art gallery at Compton Verney,” a crisp, middle-class woman was telling her companion, “but we could have high tea on the motorway, I suppose.”