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redcoat

(formerly) a British soldier
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Enjoy Mikron's radiant redcoats as they guide you through 80 years of the Billy Butlin's holiday dream.
Redcoats director Jonny Kelly, who also directed last year's Revolting Women for Mikron, said: "I know audiences will love the show, it's full of humour, history and seaside shenanigans!" Mikron artistic director, Marianne McNamara, who commissioned Nick to write Redcoats, said: "This play is great fun, and that's what Redcoats were there to do - encourage fun.
And on the Sunday, the Jacobites and Redcoats will be getting in on the fun themselves with a street theatre session, as well as falconry displays.
Entertainers Des O'Connor and Jimmy Tarbuck started out as Redcoats in the 1950s followed over the years by Status Quo's Francis Rossi, astrologer Russell Grant, kids' TV favourites Rod Hull (of Emu fame), Johnny Ball, Darren Day, H from Steps and Stephen Mulhearn.
Fashion designer Zandra Rhodes gave the Redcoat uniform a new look in the late '80s and it was updated again by Jeff Banks in 2000.
It kicked off for real two years on, when British Redcoats marched inland to Lexington and Concord, trying to find arms being stockpiled for use against 'the oppressor.' The Redcoats were partially successful, but were ultimately harried and humiliated as they retreated back to Boston.
The redcoats are looking for him at Lallybroch, but Jenny (Laura Donnelly) and Ian (Steven Cree) say he's not there.
The costume department were in overdrive, fitting out Redcoats with smart military uniforms and Bonnie Prince Charlie's Jacobites with grubby kilts, ratty scarves and itchy looking shirts.
That was written when America was 13 colonies, under threat that its fledgling revolution would be snuffed out by British Redcoats and local militias of men with muskets were needed -- not when any disgruntled worker with anger-management issues could amass an arsenal at the local hardware store that could hold off a regiment of those Redcoats.
Well, Glamorous Granny competitions and cheery Redcoats made sure Butlin's was the best in the business, and 10 more camps were built.
Former Redcoats include the late Benny Hill, Des O'Connor, Sir Cliff Richard, Jimmy Tarbuck and Shane Richie.
Old Sturbridge Village on Saturday was the consummate setting for "Redcoats and Rebels.''