18 OCTOBER 1997, Page 49

A final tribute

Sir: 'She who would drown in the eyes' of Jeffrey Bernard, despite having been pillo- ried, humiliated and made a laughing-stock in his 'Low life' column over and over, would like to say how much she loved him and will miss him. What laughs we shared, what happiness.

Deirdre Redgrave

London SW10

Deirdre Redgrave died shortly after sending us this letter — Ed.