04 May 2010

Pirate fancy dress event breaks world record

A swashbuckling team of people from Devon – including some who donned Jack Sparrow fancy dress – have managed to smash a Guinness World Record thanks to a pirate-themed event that took place over the bank holiday.

More than 1,700 men, women and children gathered in Brixham to try and take the title of the biggest ever gathering of pirates, which was previously held by Portland in the US.

And thanks to an array of eye patches, wooden legs and parrots, they beat the record by almost 250.

"I am thrilled

26 Apr 2010

Fancy dress world record for Emmerdale’s Tony Audenshaw

Soap star Tony Audenshaw has proved himself to be the Haile Gebrselassie of the fun fancy dress world.

The man known to millions as Bob Hope in Emmerdale decided to dress as a baby as he took part in the London Marathon to raise money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.

You may think a grown man running through a city centre in a baby fancy dress costume would attract a few stares and even some cutting comments – but onlookers

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