‘Off Their Rockers’, which follows immediately afterwards, offers a clue. Maybe the well of early-evening light entertainment ideas has finally run dry. ‘Off Their Rockers’ is basically ‘Trigger Happy TV’ with old people. Because everyone knows that old people are hilarious, right? Particularly when they’re swearing, talking about sex, engaging in vigorous physical activity or trying to understand modern technology. The underlying rationale of ‘OTR’ seems to be that the use of old folks can give any old joke a new lease of life. For example, they like the ‘pull my finger’ joke so much, they use it twice. Expect someone to stand on a rake in episode two. Lame.
The Library Bar
The luxury Lanesborough hotel is as full of gems as it is history. It's flagship restaurant Celeste, for instance, is a stunning Michelin-starred joint with glittering chandeliers and gold French regency styled decor. The Library Bar doesn't skimp on glamour either. The dark wood, deep shades and leather wing-back armchairs ooze grandeur. Fans of Cognac will feel particularly at home here, as The Library Bar won an award for its selection of the brandy and has bottles dating back to 1770. Elsewhere cocktails abound and if you can't decide which one to choose they helpfully offer three miniatures for £25. Plus, no matter what night you're visiting, you're sure to find live music here. There's a resident pianist, who plays from 6.30pm to 9.30pm daily, followed by jazz, and at the weekend a DJ plays chill-out.
Venue says: “Winner of Imbibe's 'Cognac Drinks List of the Year' 2016”