Dame Deborah James has said she is giving a “still living whilst dying two fingers up to it all” at a glamorous date night at the opera with her husband.
The bowel cancer campaigner, who is currently receiving end-of-life care at home, shared some photos from their visit to Glyndebourne where she looked stunning in a dark silver gown and blue velvet headband, while her husband Sebastian Bowen stood beside her in a tux.
She wrote on Instagram: “Another day, brings another excuse to spend half of it exhausting myself getting dressed up to go to one of my favourite places!!!! @glyndebourne to watch #laboheme – But totally worth it. Thank you @glyndebourne for being so lovely and welcoming tonight -doing all this in a wheelchair is certainly a new challenge to learn!”
She added: “I can’t believe I was last here 5 years ago…