Doris Day, Sarah Weller, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, and me: the last of my 2015 birthday bashes. Looking back on another blog post…

"I'll remember this to my grave.  We all walked into a room to see the screen tests.  The first screen test was Marion Hutton's. Then came Janis Paige [who ended up with a part in the film].  Then on the screen came Doris Day.  I can only tell you, the screen just exploded. There was absolutely no question.  A great star was born and the rest is history." - Sammy Cahn

The second part of my birthday bash this year was a total surprise - a well-kept secret;  nothing was revealed to me as we travelled into the West End of London.

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