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Prue Leith - Bake Off judge Prue Leith left 28 people in 'critical care' after massive food error - - Britain - county Bath
Bake Off judge Prue Leith left 28 people in 'critical care' after massive food error
Great British Bake Off star is known for her inspired antics in the baking talent competition which include her cheery disposition and love of tipple in sweet dishes. But at an event, the TV personality claimed at an event in Bath that things didn’t go as smoothly at the beginning of her career. READ NEXT: Great British Bake Off star claims key part of the show is faked The 82-year-old took to the stage as part of her Nothing in Moderation UK tour where she admitted that she had a disastrous event at the beginning of her career.Prue’s company, Leith's Good Food, catered an event where she admits 28 people ended up in hospital with one man left in critical condition after she served an inedible chicken mayonnaise.She exclaimed: “You can't be in catering for 30 years without something going disastrously wrong.”The cookery writer revealed her company was asked to make up the chicken dish for 25 people on an exceptionally hot day.However, more guests were added to the event which led to disaster after the venue they worked at also had no proper refrigeration, meaning the food was left out for longer.The broadcaster told the present crowd: “The cooks poached another chicken while the flesh was still warm, which is a crime, and they mixed with the chicken that was already there”.Prue continued: “This chicken sat there and lunch was very late and we managed to poison everybody.”The former restaurateur admitted that she was left traumatized by the experience, one she would never forget because of the status of some of the people involved.
Katie Price - Filthy rich superstars whose silver spoon kids spun off the rails into drug addiction - - city Pierre, county White - county Bath
Filthy rich superstars whose silver spoon kids spun off the rails into drug addiction
READ MORE: Katie Price says drink-drive crash was suicide attempt as exes 'pushed her over the edge'These kids who have superstar parents all went off the rails in spectacular fashion after developing crippling addictions to hard drugs.Sharing a name with his celebrity chef dad didn't help the drug addict son of Marco Pierre White as he's currently serving a prison sentence imposed in August 2022.Marco Pierre White Junior, 27, was sentenced at Bristol Crown Court to 18 months for 14 offences, including possessing a knife, possessing heroin, shoplifting and a racially aggravated public order. All the crimes happened at stores in Bath at various periods in 2021 and earlier this year.During the court case, White's lawyer told how because his dad was "well-known and wealthy", White Junior was being bullied and attacked in jail.White, who also appeared on Big Brother in 2016, has been battling heroin addiction since a car accident aged 18, the court heard.His solicitor said that when White is released from prison next year, he has been offered a chef's position at his father's restaurant and he was determined to get clean.Hollywood A-lister Michael Douglas's eldest son Cameron from his first marriage has a long history of drug abuse.Cameron, 43, served a seven-year prison sentence in 2016 for drug-related offences which included heroin possession and dealing methamphetamine and cocaine.While behind bars he was also found to be smuggling drugs into prison, for which he had his sentence lengthened.
Marco Pierre White's son jailed after pleading guilty to 14 offences after crime spree - - city Pierre, county White - county Bath
Marco Pierre White's son jailed after pleading guilty to 14 offences after crime spree
READ NEXT: Marco Pierre White Jr charged with possessing heroin in Costa coffeeThe court heard how he stole clothes worth £2,496 from posh equestrian shop Wadswick Country Store, racially abused a Tesco Express security guard and shoplifted spirits from a branch of Waitrose.He also nicked a Mulberry credit card holder, Co-op dishwasher tablets, Raybans, and booze from a newsagents, and repeatedly flouted a suspended sentence order.The court was told he had a privileged start in life and a good upbringing with his family.Ieuan Callaghan, prosecuting, said Pierre White Jr was with an unknown female when he stole £2,496 worth of clothes from Wadswick Country Store. Police later found him in Bath, counting money in a car, minus the clothes.Judge Mark Horton said: 'It is addiction that causes intelligent people, from good backgrounds, who had every prospect, to cheat, lie and steal on a regular basis with a complete incapacity to stop doing so.'The heavily tattooed reality star appeared on the 2016 edition of Celebrity Big Brother but was evicted after just one week.Four days after his exit, he appeared in magistrates court to answer a drug driving charge from April 2016, when he was reportedly stopped in a grey BMW X5 in Hammersmith with more than 200 microgrammes of cocaine in his blood.For more of the latest showbiz and TV news from the Daily Star, make sure you sign up to one of our newslettershere.In 2018, he announced he was attending AA meetings and has since attended rehab for alcohol addiction.
Richard Beckinsale - Nicholas Lyndhurst - Porridge actress Patricia Brake dies aged 79 after long cancer battle - - Paris - county Stanley - city Holby - county Norman - county Bath
Porridge actress Patricia Brake dies aged 79 after long cancer battle
cancer’ on Saturday May 28.Her agent Scott Marshall Partners later shared the news, writing in a statement on social media: ‘It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our client and well-loved stage and TV actress, Patricia Brake, at the age of 79, after a very long battle with cancer.’Brake had performed in many popular programmes over her 60-year career, including in recurring roles on soaps Coronation Street, Emmerdale and EastEnders.However, she was perhaps best known for playing Ingrid, the daughter of Ronnie Barker’s character Norman Stanley Fletcher in hit sitcom Porridge.She later reprised the role in Going Straight, alongside cast members Richard Beckinsale and Nicholas Lyndhurst.Over the years, Brake worked with world-renowned comedians Barker and Ronnie Corbett, known as The Two Ronnies, along with duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise.In the late 1970s she was also seen every Saturday night as Eth in The Glums.Throughout her career other TV roles numbered Midsomer Murders, as well as the BBC’s Doctors, Holby City and Casualty.Her earliest TV credits included Home Tonight in 1961, as well as Lorna Doone in 1963.Her last role saw her took on the part of a rape victim in 2021 ITV drama Manhunt, opposite Martin Clunes.She also appeared in Nick Frost’s paranormal investigator comedy Truth Seekers last year.Liverpool fan disappears in Paris carnage after Champions League finalPutin may ‘already be using body doubles to hide declining health’Queen 'set to miss Epsom Derby' on Jubilee weekendBorn in Bath, Brake studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1962, where she played Hermia in Peter Hall’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, alongside Dame Judi Dench and Dame