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Which Singer Stole the Kettle?

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This story did the rounds in the UK a few years back, but as the late Queen Mother used to say, ”The old ones are always the best.”

A very famous and very wealthy female singer was invited to appear on a British television show. Used to dealing with stars, the television studio addressed the long list of requirements on the advance rider. On the big day all went well until after the performance and the star and her large entourage had left. Imagine the surprise when studio staff checked the star’s dressing room and found that everything that wasn’t nailed down had gone ... even the electric kettle.

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Margaret Holder has been writing about the Royal Family in newspapers and magazines for thirty years. She also broadcasts frequently on the BBC, both radio and television. She reckons she has now written more royal documentaries than anyone else in the world. Some are still being shown on channels in…

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