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Cringing Cult of Celebrity in Rye, East Sussex*

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Cringing Cult of Celebrity
  • There was a Scottish Lord who resided in Rye for a spell. Tall great looking blonde chap.
  • Tom from Keane lives nearby, is always in Rye with his girlfriend (although i've not seen them recently....) Tom Baker recently moved to Peasmarsh, near Rye Paul Merton lives in a small village near Rye Saw Vic Reeves and Nancy recently pushing their lil twins round Rye, awwww Mark Benton (brand new customers only), lives in a small village near Rye
  • Vic Reeves bought the house opposite the Standard and stayed about 6 months - 6 years ago Johnny Depp: looked at houses in Mermaid Street but failed to materialise
  • the bloody cheeky girls
  • johnny depp
  • The Cheeky Girls
  • one of the 'Keen' group now live here.
  • the cheeky girls
  • Paul McCartney, famous enough?
  • Spike Milligan - an excellent Old Geezer who always supported the Rugby Club.
  • Rod Hull used to live in nearby Icklesham (Prior to his accident). Neil Tennant (Pet Shop Boys) Lived in Mermaid Steet until about a year ago.
  • Paul MCartney, you can't get much more famous than that !!!
  • Vic Reeves moved to Rye recently.
  • John Fletcher (dramatist/writer, wrote with shakespere)
  • Radcliffe Hall.
  • Henry James
  • E F Benson
  • John Ryan (creator of Captain Pugwash many others)
  • Spike Milligna (the well known typing error from the goons)

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Last updated: 2009-05-27

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