Jack the Giant Killer

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the hero of a well-known nursery story.
- Shak.

See also: Jack

References in classic literature ?
To this speech the beggars answered never a word, but they looked at Robin as great Blunderbore looked upon stout Jack the slayer of giants, as though they would fain eat him, body and bones; nevertheless, they did not care to come nigher to him and his terrible staff.
These last sounds, so like those in which, as legends inform us, the ferocious giant Blunderbore was in the habit of expressing his opinion that it was time to lay the cloth, were too distinctly audible to be again mistaken for the workings of fancy.
personage like his favourite Blunderbore. But the attempt to produce
Liam Tobin, as the wicked giant''s sidekick, Fleshcreep, delivers everything required of a panto villain, as does Paula Bell as scheming Queen Blunderbore.
1981 Actor Donald Stephenson, alias panto giant Blunderbore, thanked a children who recovered items, including his contact lenses, stolen from his car while.
Cuddles the chimp may be number two in the pecking order to Orville, but his late appearance after the demise of the huge and nasty Giant Blunderbore ignites youngsters who are no doubt well past their bedtime.
New company member Samantha Wells will play Good Fairy Moonbeam while Giant Blunderbore is played by Ammar Hussain who fortunately is 6 foot 4inches tall.
Paula Bell is the mother from hell as Queen Blunderbore, offset by the sanguine presence of both Tara Wells as Jill and Tori Hargreaves as Fairy Starlight.
Yamamoto indicates that Dickens derives some of them from the sources of the writings of the ealier ages, and that Dickens often transforms original expressions, e.g., "(the parlour of) a Lilliuptian public-house" (AN 5) (from Gulliver's Travels) / "the Sleeping Ugly" (XS Lodgings 1) (from "The Sleeping Beauty") / "Giant Blunderbore" (P 22) (from "Jack the Giant-Killer").
or is it lemon meringue pie?" Running at the Belgrade Theatre from November to January 5 2014, Jack and the Beanstalk tells the tale of Dame Trott and her two sons Jack and Simon as they embark on an adventure to save the magic harp from the clutches of the evil giant Blunderbore and his wicked henchman Fleshcreep.
2 in the pecking order to that daffy duck Orville, but his late appearance after the demise of the huge and nasty Giant Blunderbore ignites youngsters who are no doubt well past their bedtime.