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ANTICS; We unzip pop's wacky pin-ups.

Pin-ups Ant and Dec are currently wreaking havoc on our TV screens.

Their new show Unzipped (Tuesday, C4), is a mix of wacky sketches and Geordie mayhem. Mega tracked down the madcap duo.

Mega: What does "unzipped" mean?

Ant: It symbolises post-modern teenage angst we hope to release - and potatoes!

Mega: Has anything funny happened filming the show?

Dec: Part of the set fell on the audience. Fortunately, they saw the funny side of it.

Mega: What's it like working with Geordie mates like Jayne Middlemiss and Peter Beardsley?

Ant: Jayne's a great lass and has a brilliant sense of humour. In fact all our guests have been up for it and we have a good laugh when we're working.

Mega: If you had to choose between TV and pop which would it be?

Ant: So far we're enjoying both and we've still got lots to achieve.

Mega: What is your favourite show on the telly?

Dec: Match Of The Day.

Mega: Who's your favourite TV personality?

Ant: Des Lynam.

Mega: What's the best showbiz bash you've been to recently?

Dec: Dean Cain's party. It was held up the Eiffel Tower.

There was lots of champagne and loads of celebs.

Mega: What else is new for Ant and Dec in 1997?

Mega: We have got a new single out called Shout coming out soon and a British tour in May.

Meet our Wembley winners!

The winners of our Snickers Fair Play contest - Daniel Lamb, 11, Emma Di Iorio, 11, David Soule, 10, and Matthew Edwards, 13 - carried out the Fair Play banner at the England v Italy game at Wembley on February 12.

The four winners had a fab time thanks to Mega Mirror and Snickers. Matthew said: "There was such a great atmosphere."


Mega fan Kimberley Hardwick experienced the world of Dr Xargle first hand. She won the top prize in our Dr Xargle competition and spent a day on the set where the CITV series is made.

"It was great. I even got a chance to operate the puppets," says nine- year-old Kimberley, of Clacton, Essex.


The Spice Girls took the pop world by storm by scoring a double whammy at the Brit Awards.They picked up prizes for Best Single and Best Video.

The Manic Street Preachers collected trophies for Best Group and Best Album.

Kula Shaker got Best Newcomer and The Fugees won Best International Group.
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Title Annotation:Features
Author:Parker, Fiona
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Mar 1, 1997
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