Sir Winston on… “Winston, you’re drunk”

Churchill was well known for his relentless appetite, remaining a passionate consumer of fine food and drink for bulk of his life.

He was especially fond of drinking alcohol throughout the day at a steady pace, rarely appearing significantly under the influence, even to those who knew him well.

One rare occasion where he did present himself somewhat ‘worse for wear’ is recounted here, in a touching exchange with the famous Socialist firebrand, Bessie Braddock.

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