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Matthew Wright's column: I've been a real plonker.

WHEN Zoe Ball and Jamie Theakston Jamie Theakston (born 21 December 1970 in Ditchling, East Sussex) is a popular English television and radio presenter and producer. He was educated at Hurstpierpoint College, Lancing College and the University of North London, which has now amalgamated into the London Metropolitan  asked me to lunch to discuss an appearance on their C4 show The Priory I had no idea it would turn into a boozy mess.

They invited me to meet Tania Bryer Tania Bryer (born 1962) is a British television personality, occasional fashion model, journalist, and motivational speaker. She is the daughter of Lionel Bryer. Born and first educated in London, she has a bachelor's degree in politics from the School of Foreign Service at  at the Midas Touch in London's Soho where we chatted over a bottle of red wine - until she leapt up and ran into the street. Moments later, a hulking hulk·ing   also hulk·y
Unwieldy or bulky; massive.


big and ungainly

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 brickie in a hard hat came in and poured a glass of wine over me.

  • Haydée Tamara Bunke Bider, communist revolutionary
  • Tania (queen)
  • Tania was an alias of Patricia Hearst
  • Tania Borealis and Tania Australis, stars in the constellation Ursa Major
  • Tania Emery, actress
  • Tania Lacy, comedian
  • Tania Libertad, singer
 told me later: "It was a stunt. I told passersby you were threatening to publish topless pictures of me in The Mirror. They all accepted my invitation to soak you in plonk (networking, abuse) plonk - (Possibly influenced by British slang "plonk" for cheap booze, or "plonker" for someone behaving stupidly; usually written "*plonk*") The sound a newbie makes as he falls to the bottom of a kill file. ."

Oh, how I laughed ...

1.Minding my own business over a glass of red, wondering where Tania has gone

2.Still minding my own business - and trying to ignore the large man in the hard hat

3.The builder strikes .. and I'm soaked. He tells me I'd been giving Tania grief

4.The builder scarpers and I leap to my feet, drenched in red wine. I'd been set up ...

-See the action tonight on C4's The Priory at 6pm.
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Title Annotation:Features
Author:Wright, Matthew
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jan 18, 2000
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