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The God-fearing folk at Premier Radio had to seek divine inspiration recently whilst shooting their new poster ads. Having ordered a cuddly Friar Tuck lookalike from a modelling agency, they were a little taken aback when he arrived weighing 22 stone. The original plan was to ask him to bounce on a trampoline and catch the moment when his habit flew up to reveal colourful boxer shorts. In the end, it was decided to spare the trampoline the stress. But the Diary can bring you the bits the poster ad did not show. The model achieved his “leap” by being hoisted from the ceiling with some strong rope, and his habit strung with fishing wire.

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