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  1. With campaigns for both sides having started up, thought I'd open a thread for discussion of the UK's upcoming referendum to remain or leave the European Union. In the words of The Buzzcocks Clash, should we stay or should we go? Are you in a quandary to vote in favour of staying, even if that means siding with Tony Blair and David Cameron? Will Caroline Lucas' decision to vote for staying hurt any re-election chances she may have even if she is on the winning side? (See Labour in Scotland). Would we be better off leaving? What happens if the constituent parts of the UK vote differently? What interventions can we expect from the international community? So many questions distilled down to "Leave" or "Remain". Bound to be quite a few personalities involved and no doubt some social media abuse hurled about - like the Isle of Man flag, this thread has legs. Let's fire the starting pistol.
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    British Character Actors

    Death Notice for actor and director Philip Grout: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thetimes-uk/obituary.aspx?n=phillip-grout&pid=192603974 Best known for the 1961 series Family Solicitor, with appearances in more familiar shows such as Harpers West One, The Rag Trade and Emergency-Ward 10. Seems to have been quite the theatre luvvie, but I don't know enough to stick him in that thread. Looks like he's "graduated" from Denville Hall.
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    The Dead of 2019

    Lorraine Warren QO: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8899837/lorraine-warren-dead-the-conjuring/
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    Only Famous For Being Ill And Dying

    DDP Pick Keith Cass cross-post.
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    The 2019 Deathlist Cup

    Keith Cass be dead: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47990437 Was he a pick this round?
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    One of your DDP picks too I believe msc. Obviously sources awaited.
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Lorraine Warren, pick for @Book here is being reported as dead on Twitterboard. No formal news source yet afaik.
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Jim Neibaur great source for the information. So she'll be dead. Thought she'd be one for the Silent Era thread.
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    Political Frailty

    Roger Moate's Telegraph Obit: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2019/04/19/sir-roger-moate-robustly-eurosceptic-long-serving-tory-mp-unwittingly/
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    The President's Men

    Pick for me in the DDP a year or two ago James W McCord, Watergate Burglar, died waaaay back in 2017: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12223765 Nice of them to tell us now....
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    Rag Traders

    Daniel Hanson gets a Times Obit: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/daniel-hanson-obituary-mm5wgfj6n
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    Donald J Trump

    When Barr's microphone cut out on the announcement of the Mueller Report, I thought he was redacting his own speech! Anyhow, interesting that there is still speculation because he's making his speech before anyone (apart from Whitehouse and personal Trump counsel) have seen it. It sounds like there's damning evidence on obstruction, but Barr seems to imply that either Trump was too dumb or was so frustrated and under pressure he made decisions that were not intentionally criminal. White, elite privilege? Is it a matter of time that Barr also falls foul of the Trump firing machine, regardless of his obvious blind loyalty? Used to be mud stuck......
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    Strictly Come Dancing

    Rylan co-hosting It Takes Two with Zoe Ball. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6935461/Strictly-Come-Dancing-Rylan-Clark-Neal-join-forces-Zoe-Ball-Takes-Two.html I'm assuming she needs the help given her breakfast radio duties, but for God's sake, him? Sadly, he makes everything he appears in unwatchable. I decline to watch the spin off show henceforth.
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    Gardens And Gardeners

    Well, he's only gone and done it! Jim McColl, presenter of The Beechgrove Garden, is retiring. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-47963708 Failing grip in his hands, apparently. So difficult for a man at any age, that complaint.....
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Beverley Craven back on tour after cancer treatment: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47965394 Didn't even know she was ill. Shows how good I am at this...
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    The Dead of 2019

    Boxer, football hooligan and bit part actor in T2 Trainspotting Bradley Welsh, executed in shooting in Edinburgh: https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/772964/breaking-edinburgh-shooting-trainspotting-2-bradley-welsh-chester-street-latest-crime
  17. Two. No butter, ketchup. I could have gone for three, but that would have been rasher of me.
  18. Lived on the edge today. Had a bacon sandwich for lunch.
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    British Science Fiction Series

    Assuming he's not fallen under the radar.... Arnold Yarrow is 99 today!
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    Cage Fighters

    The controversy surrounding Corey Hill spurred me to open a topic. UFC announced his death but the missus swears he's alive. http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mma-cagewriter/corey-hill-s-wife-denies-ufc-report-that-her-husband-has-denied-022023494.html
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    Songwriters

    Report of the death of US novelty songwriter Kent Harris at 88: https://www.soultracks.com/story-kent-harris-dies Cops and Robbers by Bo Diddley and Shopping for Clothes by The Coasters are examples of his work
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    DEATHS OF THE SILVER SCREEN DEADPOOL

    I'm still waiting for a special someone to get a first hit.....
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Report of the death of Winifred Jordan (nee Jeffrey) who competed for Britain at the 1948 Games in the 100m. She was 99.
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    British Character Actors

    Looks like M6 Tolled picked the wrong McEnery brother. Former husband of Stephanie Beacham and theatre, tv and film actor John McEnery has died according to this death notice: http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk/deaths/232666/mcenery Film credits include Nicholas and Alexandra, The Krays and When Saturday Comes. TV work includes several Dickens adaptations, The Buddha Of Surburbia, The Bill and Silent Witness. IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0568491/
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    Political Frailty

    Report of the death of former Tory MP Roger Moate:
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