A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Second Star Confirmed For Southend Panto
Fashionista, TV presenter, chef and panto star Gok Wan is joining Brian Conley in this year's Southend panto.
Robinson Crusoe & the Caribbean Pirates swashbuckles its way into the Cliffs Pavilion from Saturday 10th December until Sunday 8th January.
Gok Wan will play the Spirit of the Ocean, offering help (and style tips) to Robinson, his mother Mrs Crusoe and the beautiful Polly as they try to outwit the evil Blackheart the Pirate, defeat the mighty sea monster and win riches beyond their wildest dreams.
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Gok said: “I’m really excited to be heading to Southend this Christmas and working alongside the hilarious and unique Brian Conley again is a dream come true.
"Brian and I had a great time working together on our last panto, so I can’t wait to be reunited to find out what mayhem and ad-libs we can bring to Robinson Crusoe and give audiences a truly fabulous and very funny show.”
Tickets may be purchased online at thecliffspavilion.co.uk or via the Box Office on 01702 351135.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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