Gay John

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 (gā), John 1685-1732.
English writer known especially for his play The Beggar's Opera (1728).
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For mysterious reasons, they've dumped decent judges John Barrowman and Denise Van Outen in favour of Albert Square gay John Partridge, some bald casting director and the venerable Sheila Hancock.
His fans might find it strange to see him kissing a woman after years in Hollyoaks as openly gay John Paul.
The In Crowd included fashion designers Jane Kahn and Patti Bell, Jon Mulligan, creator of the band Fashion, his girlfriend Jane Farri-mond, Gay John and Martin Degville.
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