11 JUNE 1988, Page 29

Rings true

Sir: could I tell Jonathan Cecil (Books, 21 May) something else that has a 'Wodehousian ring to it'? The snappy


character judgment that he attributed to John Le Mesurier: 'not a man to go on a walking tour with' came first from Bertie Wooster on either Pop Glossop or Sir Watkyn Bassett, or possibly both.

John Mackay

9 Highfield Street. Darwen, Lancashire