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Newtown Neurotics

Jack Barron, Sounds, 29 January 1985

"LAYDEEZ AND gentlemen, will you please take your seats for Dick Whittington now, the show starts in five minutes," wheezes a voice from the Tannoy of Harlow's Playhouse pub. Outside the conurbation's cultural Mecca it's snowing. There is no queue at the door. Inside Dick is wilting.

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