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It was the line Dirty Dancing fans had been waiting for all night – “Nobody puts Baby in the corner”.

Delivered by Paul-Michael Jones, in the role of Johnny Castle, a roar of approval rippled through the Hippodrome audience as they gave their seal of approval to the show.

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Looking around the Bristol Hippodrome, I was surprised to see the broad age range of the audience who had gathered to watch Aardman’s favourite Shaun the Sheep, starring in his very own Big Show.

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After a few years on chat show sofas Alan Carr was worried people would forget that he first made his name as a stand-up comedian.

As a Chatty Man, Tooth Fairy, author and radio presenter, some would call him a jack of all trades.

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THE BBC took over as the main sponsor of the Promenade Concerts in 1927, 32 years after impresario Robert Newman had persuaded Sir Henry Wood to conduct the first concert in the Queen’s Hall.

Newman’s idea was to start with a popular programme and gradually train a wider audience to appreciate classical music. This fitted with the BBC’s remit to inform, educate and entertain.

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