60 Second Interview: Mr Christmas
aka Stephen Lawrence
Managing Director of Ultimate Experience
Managing Director of Ultimate Experience, Stephen Lawrence, is an oracle of Christmas knowledge, having spent many years organising some of the capital’s finest and most festive winter celebrations. We took sixty seconds of his time to find out all there is to know about the most wonder ful time of the year, and to get his best cracker joke of course.
Which has been your most memorable event (for all the wrong reasons)?
The prize has to go to the Ultimate Experience Christmas party where a guest attempted to check her baby into the cloakroom!
How much do you really love Christmas?
I love everything about Christmas, of course!
Do you believe in Father Christmas?
I’ve got two children under three years old. I definitely believe in Father Christmas.
What’s your favourite Christmas song?
Wham – Last Christmas, obviously!
Which part of Christmas do you most look forward to?
The mammoth Christmas lunch, I’d eat it every day if I could.
Which is the best reindeer?
Dancer - I can relate!
What’s your favourite festive food?
The Yule Log - Mr Christmas has a sweet tooth!
How many Christmas jumpers do you own?
Two - and both purchases were made to annoy my wife!
How many Christmas parties did you organise last year?
Last year’s grand total was 247 - and there’ll be many more this year.
Tell us your best Christmas cracker joke.
“What do you call someone with fruit and sherry in one ear and sponge and cream in the other?” “A trifle deaf.”