Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 06:30AM
Dodd Vickers in magician
The Grand Theater in Blackpoole hosted "...hundreds of mourners gathered (snip) to pay their respects to heritage campaigner, former theatre proprietor and world's oldest magician Cyril Critchlow who died earlier this month aged 85. According to the Gazette, "Mr Critchlow's coffin started a procession from Blackpool Town Hall to the Grand to the haunting sound of bagpipes. On arrival a wreath shaped like a magician's top hat was placed on top alongside a famous photograph of the entertainer."
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