Cook's last Beach Party, a free event held on the city's pebbled beach in 2002, attracted some 250,000 people, leading to overcrowding and even some injuries. Word is that any repeat of the event would be ticketed, and numbers restricted to 60,000.
In other Fatboy 'news': his father-in-law was on telly last night. Anyone have one of those Johnny Ball chemistry sets as a kid? Mine was a cheap rip-off.