Writer and salonnier
Damian Barr's Literary Salon is based at the Savoy and lures the world's best writers out to read from their latest greatest works. Recent guests include Patrick Gale, Susan Calman and Maggie O’Farrell. His award-winning memoir, Maggie & Me, is being made into a TV series now. His debut novel, You Will Be Safe Here, is out in 2019 and he will host The Big Scottish Book Club on BBC Scotland. He always has his breakfast care of room service and continues his tireless search for the perfect dirty martini.