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Synonyms for redcoat

British soldier


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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.
I'm a sucker for nostalgia and, even though my son was desperately trying to drag me out to the climbing wall at the time, I managed to learn a few facts about Redcoats.
Butlin's Redcoats Class of 2013 will "graduate" this February half term.
Being a Redcoat at Butlins, a British holiday institution celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, transformed Frank from a shy teenager to a confident entertainer, who performed live shows in front of a 2500-strong audience.
Another general, one who will perhaps become president, fights his way free of a cluster of redcoats, without feeling the slightest thrill, while, on horseback in the background, his slaves watch for him to botch it.
Freddie "Parrot Face" Davies was another popular Redcoat at the time and other famous names included Jimmy Tarbuck, who worked in Pwllheli during the 1950s, Cliff Richard, Roy Hudd and future 3-2-1 quiz host Ted Rogers.
"My life is happy now and I know almost anything is possible." Those are the words of Saffron Tinnuche who has overcome tragedy in her life to set up the prospect of a dream job as a Butlins Redcoat.
Just days ago, nearly 60 children from the school attended the launch of Ernie Gordon's latest book, "The Adventures of Rusty Redcoat, Volume II" which emphasises the message that indigenous reds cannot survive the parapox carried by non-indigenous grey squirrels.
And yesterday hundreds of budding performers showcased their own unique talents for judges at the famous Butlins Redcoat auditions.
Butlins' Jae Hopkins said: "This is the first time in our 75-year history that we've introduced a new colour to the famed Redcoat wardrobe, but it's important that we show our longterm commitment to preserving and promoting Britain's great beaches.
The former Butlin's Redcoat hit the big time in 1957 with the self-penned We Will Make Love, a Top 10 hit in the UK.
Like a real version of Hi-de-Hi, Sunshine Camp on the Isle of Wight - slogan Gaiety Guaranteed - has a Ted Bovis-type entertainment manager in Buster Brimson, a former Butlins Redcoat. He subjects volunteers to Glamorous Granny competitions, a donkey derby, a menu full of oxtail soup and liver, and the early-morning call 'Wakey, wakey, rise and shine, once you're up you'll feel just fine'.
"Mae fy mywyd yn hapus erbyn hyn ac rwy'n gwybod bod bron unrhyw beth yn bosib." Dyna eiriau Saffron Tinnuche sydd wedi dod dros drychineb yn ei bywyd i anelu at swydd ei breuddwydion fel Redcoat yn Butlins.