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Physicists riot at pantomime after unfeasible balloon gag

'Oh no it doesn't'The rioting at Wimbledon Theatre moved into its third day yesterday, as physicists attending a pantomime continue to react angrily to a balloon gag that defied the laws of physics. ‘I like a joke as much as the next man, and I’m prepared to suspend disbelief for a night at the theatre,’ said physics lecturer Marek Banasiak, who had treated his students to a night at the theatre. ‘But when you see a man being handed a balloon, filled with air, and he subsequently begins to levitate, that really is beyond the pale of scientific feasibility.’

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Posted: Feb 13th, 2010
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Critics hail Day-Lewis’s return to London stage as ‘Buttons’

panto horse had to sharpen up its act a bit‘Day-Lewis lacks the exuberance of, say, Brian Conley, but succeeds in making the character fantastically complex.’

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Posted: Dec 9th, 2009
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Animal rights activists release pantomime horse into wild

Trigger ‘now running free somewhere in the English countryside’.

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Posted: Jan 4th, 2007
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