New Port Talbot's Requiem
Bandel lives modestly for a man of his resources, although he has a reputation for generous support of a number of worthy causes—such as the museum and a charity specialising in bereavement counselling.
He is an academic, with a specialty in Egyptian history, and has just returned from almost a year spent in Cairo. For a man recently returned from a year in Egypt, Richard Bandel is surprisingly pale. Perhaps he has been ill?