The Comet Club, stronghold of usurpers to the sainthood of Shadow and workplace of Johnny and Alfie, I pictured in my mind as a cross between the Bowery Ballroom in New York City, one of my favorite places to see live music, and the fabled Blitz Club of 1980s London.
When I was a teenager, we lived in the next street over from Portobello Road, home of the famous street market.
The Cheyne Arts Club is based on the Chelsea Arts Club in London. A members-only social club, I remember going there a lot with my parents when I was a kid, though I don’t remember if my parents were members, or if we were always there because friends were. I have strong memories of the…
Alfie Lester’s checkered past on the streets of Cheyne Heath has made him the perfect partner for Gosha.