07 Jul 2011

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Johnny Depp to take on fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film

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Many Pirates of the Caribbean fans may have thought the franchise would be over after On Stranger Tides, but Johnny Depp is now believed to have signed on for a fifth film.

According to press reports, the star, 48, has negotiated a deal to appear as Captain Jack Sparrow in another – as yet untitled – instalment.

He has already made a whopping £200 million from his appearances as the popular character, whom he famously based on Keith Richards.

However, this is set to

11 Oct 2010

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Johnny Depp visits London school in pirates fancy dress

Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp has made the wishes of a little girl from London come true after visiting her school in pirates fancy dress.

The actor made a surprise visit to the Meridian primary school in Greenwich kitted out as his iconic character Captain Jack Sparrow, while taking a break from filming the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, On Stranger Tides, at the Royal Naval College.

Depp put in an appearance after receiving a letter from nine-year-old Beatrice Delap, a student of the school, who had written to the star asking for Captain Jack's help in staging a mutiny against the teachers.

During a

28 Jul 2010

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Fun fancy dress events ‘are just sheer good fun’


Fun fancy dress
events have been recommended by one news
provider as a great way of allowing people to relax and make
friends.

Mark Tronson, writing for Christian Today, said dressing up
takes people back to their childhood and lets them forget the
stresses of their working life.

He recommended choosing a theme such as movie characters,
vegetables and Back to the Future – particularly popular at the
moment, apparently – to generate a talking point and create even
more fun at gatherings.

“Fancy dress functions,

04 May 2010

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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

30 Apr 2010

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Fancy dress costumes to be showcased at Bestival

Isle of Wight-based music event Bestival is encouraging its attendees to spend the weekend in fantasy fancy dress costumes.

According to the Times newspaper, the Rob da Bank-curated music festival was one of the first to place an emphasis on fancy dress.

As a result, fancy dress costumers are a common sight at music festivals up and down the country.

However, it is not just the chance to wear fancy dress costumes all weekend which is appealing for people heading to Bestival.

The newspaper said: "The music is as loud and imaginative as