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press gang

(formerly) a detachment of men used to press civilians for service in the navy or army
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Then every one was like 'This guy was doing Elephant Man and Press Gang, now he's presenting a game show about computer games, that's not cool anymore'.
Part of the Press Gang joined the Culture editorial team to put their own spin on this year's Juice festival, which provides a wealth of entertainment for youngsters during the half term holiday.
Press Gang, co-starring Julia and created by and Doctor Who guru Moffat about a bunch of who set up a newspaper him "cocooned" in a that suited him, Fletcher But when the bubble burst the show ended in the early '90s, Fletcher had no-one to advise him on how to make that all-important transition to adult roles and found himself presenting a TV game show called Gamesmaster.
And deputy headteacher Joanne Bruton is so proud of the Year 5 group who make up the Press Gang she has nominated St Clare's Catholic Chronicle as School Newspaper of the Year in the Evening Gazette's School Awards.
Career: In 1989, he landed his first leading movie role in The Rachel Papers, and the part of a cocky American youth in the acclaimed TV series Press Gang.
And John Edmonds, general secretary of the GMB, said: "We are not going to stand by and allow the government to press gang millions of public sector employees into working until they drop.
191) Even the recruiting party and press gang were shown in "appealing rather than appalling characterizations" (p.
But, for some unsuspecting men, they would find a shilling in their coat pocket, whereby a witness for the press gang would then swear they saw the man take it - and so they joined the Navy.
Julia became interested in acting at a young age, and landed her first break when she was chosen to star on the children's TV series Press Gang.
Four Weddings And A Funeral star Simon Callow is the voice of-the bear, while Fox is played by former Press Gang actor Paul Reynolds.
o Well, RobbieAEs words to the waiting press gang immediately after the game doesnAEt excuse his sending off.
Community education worker Diane Jones said: "The Press Gang really enjoyed making the newspaper.