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Prince jailed for assault on comatose ‘beauty’

‘The girl’s coincidental arousal from her coma is no mitigation,’ continued the judge. ‘Indeed, the fact that she was not yet 16 and clearly has mental health issues, since she claims to want to marry him, makes the offence all the more despicable.’

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Posted: Dec 13th, 2013
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Theatre regrets hiring former Archbishop of Canterbury for pantomime season

'It's all behind you! Oh no it is!'‘It was a baptism of fire for all of us,’ admitted Communications Manager, Kate Raines, reflecting upon hiring former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, for this year’s pantomime Aladdin at the Theatre Royal, in Winchester.

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Posted: Jan 11th, 2013
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Polo club attracts poor people by letting them use pantomime horses

rosettes to be handed out for people who stop messing around on ponies and go and get a job‘From my understanding, while poor people may not always have horses, they do sometimes have as many as two friends who could dress up as a horse and be ridden around a field.’

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Posted: Feb 8th, 2012
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Berlusconi to play Dame in Aladdin at Redditch

The Redditch Players pantomime has been given an added boost this year by the surprise booking of Siivio Berlusconi to play Widow Twankey.

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Posted: Nov 21st, 2011
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Women Bishops: C of E compromise sees ordination of Widow Twankey

Bishop Twankey taking her new role very seriouslyThe fierce rift that has developed between members of the Church of England over the appointment of women bishops has been healed today, following the ordination of a widowed former washerwoman at a solemn ceremony at the Alhambra Theatre, Brighton.

The Right Reverend Twankey, 64, emerged as the ideal compromise between liberal church goers who supported the ordination of women, and traditionalists to whom the very idea of a female bishop was an anathema, a Lambeth Palace Spokesman revealed. ‘Geoff was an acceptable choice for all concerned: while she is undoubtedly a woman, she possesses certain masculine characteristics, such as the occasional five o’clock shadow.’

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Posted: Jul 18th, 2010
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