Brother-in-law of Peter Asher and Clare Asher.
living in Italy [April 2008]
He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to the Arts.
Father, with Jane Asher, of Katie Scarfe, Alexander Alex Scarfe and Rory Scarfe.
Suffered from asthma as a child.