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redcoat

(formerly) a British soldier
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In addition to recreations featuring authentic, fullycostumed Jacobites and Redcoats, there will also be craft stalls, demonstrations, and opportunities for the whole family to get involved in activities such as storytelling, foam-sword fighting and children's games.
She was convinced the highest goal she could aim for was to be a Butlins redcoat.
I thought I'd just be a Redcoat. I thought it was all I was capable of."
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.
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) and Johnny Ball, Darren Day, H from Steps and Stephen Mulhearn.
Jamie Thomson, Butlin's entertainment boss and a former Redcoat, said: "We were looking for great people who shone for who they were, rather than what they could do.
AS he pulls on the iconic bright red blazer, the memories come flooding back for former Butlins Redcoat Frank McGroarty.
In a few years Adams went from a small-town lawyer, best known for successfully defending the Redcoat soldiers accused of killing colonists in a riot organized by his cousin Samuel Adams, to the floor leader of pro-independence legislators at the Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
Will meetings be abandoned if the Tote breaks down or a redcoat becomes ill?
And a Negro soldier (strong as a Wagogo warrior and brave as KaMpande, King of the Zulus) aims his rifle at a redcoat while a major points the frailest pink finger ever in danger of being shot off in a revolutionary war.
Irish comic Dave Allen was a Redcoat in Skegness and Des O'Connor worked at the Filey holiday camp for two years and met his first wife, Phyllis Gill, there.
A young Glenda Jackson wasn't a Redcoat but she worked as a coffee bar assistant at Filey before finding Oscar-winning fame in movies like A Touch Of Class and Women In Love and her then husband, Bill Hodges, was in the camp repertory company.