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Cringing Cult of Celebrity in Windsor, Berkshire*

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Cringing Cult of Celebrity
  • Mantra Club
  • Quite a few.
  • everybody here wants to be a celebrity. they take that sort of thing very seriously. Especially all the blond bimbos they all think that they are celebrities
  • The queen sometimes lives here.
  • Brian May lives in Windlesham, not Windsor.
  • Michael Caine and family lived on the river for years... just to the left of the motorway bridge that takes you to slough.
  • Newest resident - Anna Friel and hubby
  • Elton John, Brian May, Jimmy Page, Natalie Imbruglia, Rolf Harris, Ben Chaplin etc. For some reason Windsor is a bit like Stella Street in that respect.
  • Natalie Imbruglia; Anna Friel; David Thewlis - all around the St Leonard's Road area, apparently!
  • In 1975 I saw Kenneth Williams (Carry On) coming out of Barclay's Bank at the top of Peascod St. I'm sorry to say he was quite pissed.
  • Somewhere it was mentioned about the Big Issue seller outside Bodyshop...his name is Alton, to learn more about him at This is some guy !!!
  • The queen-duh!
  • Nobody's mentioned "Her Maj." I can't believe ol' Lizzy's been left out!
  • Don't know of any but famous faces have been spotted, Jimmy Page in a record shop and Tesco's - buying Mighty White bread I am told in good faith... Rod Hull, literally weeks before his tragic death, and Russell Grant were both spotted in a cookery shop.
  • Elton John

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Last updated: 2013-02-08

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