Lydia Hopgood

Lydia Hopgood

What is your desert island dish and drink?
Roast duck and potato gratin with a glass of Pinot Noir
If you could be a cocktail, what would you be and why?
Long Island Ice tea, a mad mixture of everything
What’s your drink of choice?
Champagne or Gin and lemonade
Eureka food moment?
The first time I ever had calamari and never stopped ordering it as a starter to this day
Describe yourself in three words
“Perchance to dream”-Rupert/Shakespeare
Most memorable drink moment?
Finishing my degree during lockdown and drinking Buckfast with my family (sticking to family tradition, toasting to our Irish and Scottish family)
Favorite spots to have a drink
Anywhere with good company or a family party at home
If you distilled, brewed, or made your own drink what would it be called and why?
A tequila called Creative Chaos
Where can people usually find you outside of work?
On stage/ film, tormenting my family begging them to learn lines with me or binging a new Netflix series
Favorite holiday destination
A music festival
If you found £10 what would you spend it on?
Treating myself with a warm pastry or something chocolatey
Tell us something we didn’t know about you?
In Scotland when I was younger, I used to part of a team for lambing season, and I would look after the lambs each year