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Cringing Cult of Celebrity in Woodley, Berkshire*

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Cringing Cult of Celebrity
  • Felix Bowness of Hi-De-Hi fame. Is he still around?
  • Th jockey from Hi-De-Hi and tight head prop for Scotland a number of years ago. The late Brian Jones also went out with a lady close to the chapel. See next panel.
  • Chris Barrie (Red Dwarf, Brittas) went to Charvil once (which is near Woodley)
  • Chris Tarrant used to live here as a little boy. I've spotted Paul Daniels in the precinct (unfortunately didn't disappear) Apparantly the man that invented the fountain pen lived here. (that's impressed you hasn't it)
  • Paul Daniels has been seen here (now that's magic), Douglas Bader lost his legs here (now that's tragic) Apparently Brian Jones (Rolling Stones) had a girlfriend that lived here, Robert Palmer's aunty used to live here. Felix Bowness (hi de hi) and Dad's Army filmed a public information film about using zebra crossings here!!!
  • Mick Jagger had his hair cut here once (a fact!) Paul Young was seen walking down Butts Hill Road. Paul Daniels and the lovely Debbie Magee have done their shopping in Waitrose. Felix Bowness (jockey from Hi De Hi) is our real megastar. Chris Tarrant lived here when he was young. The list goes on you know.

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Last updated: 2008-10-14

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