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 Post subject: Men in tights
PostPosted: Wed Oct 22, 2003 1:59 am 
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Did anyone else watch the programme on ITV1 last night called "Men in Tights"??
I was suprised that over 200 of the Swan Hunter shipyard workers turned up to the open audition,whether this was because it was a novelty,or they were really serious or if it was because cameras were there i don't know??
Anyway , some of the toughest men you are ever likely to see were there and ended up in the final 8,and one or two were suprisingly good given the short time in which they had to learn(one month).The attitude of one left a lot to be desired it was a case of him always referring to "this is what we do in Newcastle...", i kept saying to myself ..."but your not in Newcastle just now.."
All in all i thought it was a good programme and to hear one or two of them saying it would leave a void in their life was touching,and the standing ovation by their families and workmates brought a tear to the eye.

<small>[ 22 October 2003, 05:10 AM: Message edited by: Stuart Sweeney ]</small>


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 Post subject: Re: Men in tights
PostPosted: Wed Oct 22, 2003 7:14 am 
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Thanks for this sugar plum. We have started a topic in "UK News and Issues", so I will copy your post there:

http://forum.criticaldance.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=17;t=000755


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