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Claims to fame!

Postby Meg » Thu Apr 26, 2007 10:52 pm

My claims to fame are:

* Meeting half the antiques Roadshow people
* Peter Ustinov
* Boris Becker
* Sue Barker
* Phillipuses and roderick (mens finals of Wimbledon in 2003 ok ok so I watched them on the pitch.
* Kevin Doyle (Reading Football player) pulling up next to me on my driving lesson last week.

So does anyone else have any claims to fame?

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Postby Liz944 » Thu Apr 26, 2007 11:33 pm

Through work I have met....

Tom Baker
Chris Evans
Adam Faith
Tommy Boyd

Through my intrests in theatre....

Andrew LLoyd Webber
Hal Prince
Charles Hart
Michael Crawford
Wayne Sleep
Michael Ball
Claire Moore

From my intrests in swimming....

Suki Brownson and her mum who taught me backstroke...
Mike Geer (Sydney Olympic's breast stroke coach)
European Swimming Team
Duncan Goodhew
Terry Lawless and Frank Bruno (yes... I know they relate to boxing but they gave their time to help our swimming club...)

Just to name a few....
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Postby Lumic » Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:50 pm

ive got a load of claims to fames from when i was younger as when i grew up my dad played hockey for england and played in the olympics plus now coaches england hockey so because he is a big sports person alot of my claims to fame are sport related, football, hockey, tennis etc he alsoteaches in a private school etc so has taught some famous people kids ( prem footballers ) and cos we lived on the grounds i used to see alot of famous people daily.... cois ive grown up round it n my dad being in the papers (sport sections lol) seeing famous people nowadays isnt a big thing to me guess cos ive grown up with them in my life
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Postby rah » Fri Apr 27, 2007 4:07 pm

hmm let me think....

i met julian barret, howard moon in the mighty boosh

i lived with the nephew of jane seymour (bond girl and dr quinn medicine woman)

i slept on the floor at hope of the states's house and i know the lads and their girlfriends fairly well.

and my ex is now dating laura from scott mills' radio one show after he entered the "one night with laura" competition and lost, but ended up dating her anyway!

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Postby Lithium_joe » Fri Apr 27, 2007 5:28 pm

shared a train carriage with David Dimbleby

Stood on Kings Cross platform next to the Chuckle Brothers

Appeared in a BBC documentary called "promises and piecrusts" about the state of funding in primary Schools.


that's about it.

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Postby Philip » Fri Apr 27, 2007 5:32 pm

My claim to fame is I once saw Sir Cliff Richard on holiday once by chance

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Postby donnaf » Fri Apr 27, 2007 7:23 pm

This is one hopefully the over 25s will remember! I met the Shih Tzu dog that attacked Gordon the Gopher live on Going Live! I also wrote an article for a mag called Fast Forward which was about the vet that took the dog on Going Live, Nigel Taylor.
I met Take That twice, years n years ago, and they remembered me cause I met em just 11 days apart. I was also in a crowd picture on the cover of their Everything Changes CD single.
I was on a teacher training tv prog called Common Bonds when some ppl came to my school to film us tellling each other stories, saw a video of it beforehand, but I missed it when it was aired!
I've been in the local paper a couple of times too.
Bit sad aint I really! :-k :whistle:
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Postby Liz944 » Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:36 pm

Cooked on TV with Aldo Zilli and Venesa Phelps, on the Food and Drink program with Jillie Goldman (not sure the name is right.... but she is the wine specialist) and on Working Lunch... also with Gordon Ramsay and Mark Fosh...
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Postby Daniel » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:54 pm

Wow, we've got some corking claims to fame here. What a well connected lot you all are! I can't claim much to compare with that lot at all. My uncle used to be bass guitarist for David Hasselhoff and Chris de Burgh. My parents once went to lunch at Cliff Richard's house. I saw David Attenborough at Tottenham Court Road tube station once, or rather my Mum did as she spies famous folk *every* time she's in London, and sometimes even in my hometown! One of the main BBC weather presenters is the sister to someone we know around here.

Oh, and I once happened to be passing through Leicester Square one time when the Harry Potter premiere was taking place (1st film I think) so I glimpsed Robbie Coltrane amongst others. Oh yeah, and I met Greg Dyke at a media conference thing I went to years ago.

There might be more but I'm not interested in celebs really, and if I've forgotten I guess they it couldn't have been such interesting occasions either!

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Postby donnaf » Sat Apr 28, 2007 11:47 am

I spent 8 years in catering n in that time I cooked for Michael Barrymore n his TV crew, sorted out biscuits for Princess Margaret n made n served breakfast to Screaming Lord Sutch, if anyone remembers who he was!
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Postby Daniel » Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:07 pm

donnaf wrote:I spent 8 years in catering n in that time I cooked for Michael Barrymore n his TV crew, sorted out biscuits for Princess Margaret n made n served breakfast to Screaming Lord Sutch, if anyone remembers who he was!


Indeed I do. Election time is a much more drab place without him. Are there still fun minor political parties out there, or are they all serious or evil these days? (e.g. the BNP and UKIP - both parties from the dark side IMHO!)

The mention of Royalty reminds me that Princess Alexandra came to our school once and granted us a half day off every year; something for which we would always be grateful; and she also happened to be the chancellor of my Uni. Prince Charles also saw it fit to land his helicopter on our school field once, so we all had to stand in a ring around the field to greet him. He wasn't visiting the school though, it's just that handy helipads are few and far between around here.

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Postby donnaf » Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:12 pm

I didn't know who Screaming Lord Sutch was until 3 days later when my training adviser came to see me and told me! He was staying in the pub/B&B I was working in. I didn't recognise him without his tall hat! Plus I was only 16 then and hardly knew a thing about politics. I thought he was really weird to be honest, bless him.
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Postby Lumic » Sat Apr 28, 2007 9:48 pm

oh jus remembered my sister met the queen in liverpool a couple yrs ago as she won a compitition in her school and i went along but the queen never spoke to me jus to me little sister. sonot really my claim to fame but my sisters.she was 9 at the time and said after the event that she was old!!
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Postby Lukas » Fri May 11, 2007 12:35 pm

I once met Kris Boyd (Glasgow Rangers) in a pub when I was visiting my relatives in Ayr, Scotland.

He's a really nice guy :)

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Postby Meg » Sat May 12, 2007 11:56 am

Yesterday I saw John Prescot.

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