Picking the right venue for a winter programme launch is a tricky business. Just where can you find a stylish venue that gives the right impression, with good acoustics and top-quality
Picking the right venue for a winter programme launch is a tricky business. Just where can you find a stylish venue that gives the right impression, with good acoustics and top-quality catering without breaking the bank? ITV's solution was the hip south London venue Vinopolis (that's city of wine to ITV viewers).

One person who was no doubt particularly pleased with the choice is ITV's outgoing chief executive David Eyre. It now transpires that the grand fromage has a£5,000 stake in the venue. Watch out for a glut of Pearson soirees chez Vinopolis in the new year.