PC Dafydd Birch told Swansea crown court he tried to pull Chaplin
over for having an illegal number plate.
had a bucket of diesel behind the passenger seat connected to a pump with a pipe leading into the exhaust.
was believed to have kept it secret, possibly because he did not want the stigma of a gypsy connection.
Mr Rudge, who told the Gypsies' story in his book Brumroamin, said: "Michael Chaplin
was honoured to be invited.
Fittingly, this TV Chaplin
wannabee's most memorable of many characters was Freddie the Freeloader.
It's a very ambitious and rather remarkable project and I'm very happy to be part of it," said Chaplin
, who is the son of late author Sid Chaplin
and is known for his stage and TV work.
This may be why so many Chaplin
films end with the Tramp back on the road, most often alone, shuffling away from home.
As well as discussing the influence that unemployment figures has on interest rates, Chaplin
spoke of a "sustained but unspectacular recovery".
, who was unemployed due to disability, died at a campsite at Nant Gwynant near Beddgelert in Snowdonia during a major motorbikers'' weekend, - the Dragon Rally, last February.
, a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin
, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Christopher Curtis ,opened on Broadway on Monday, September 10, 2012.
But he wasn't, and neither is Rob McClure, who plays the iconic star in Chaplin
, the biographical musical set to open on Broadway last month.
Edgar Hoover, privately denounced Chaplin
as "one of Hollywood's parlor Bolsheviks.