Simple Simon


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Simple Simon

n.
A foolish fellow; a simpleton.

[After Simple Simon, , a character in a nursery rhyme.]

Simple Simon

n
a foolish man or boy; simpleton
[C20: after the name of a character in a nursery rhyme]
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You must know that, just outside the City of Simple Simons, there is a blessed field called the Field of Wonders.
Fun lovers wore their dancing shoes and danced to the music where DJ Simple Simon (Simon Mweu Nzau) entertained the crowd with songs and dance moves from different parts of the world.
He is joined by Stephen Sullivan as Fleshcreep; Daniel Mawston as Dame Trot; Sam Glen as Simple Simon and Helen Slade as Princess Jill.
Simple Simon It would, perhaps, be very unfair and very predictable to immediately suggest Simon Cowell, of X Factor infamy, to play the part of this character from Jack and the Beanstalk.
0121 345 0600 Jack and the Beanstalk Gareth Gates stars as Jack, with Lisa Riley as Spirit of the Beans, Ian Adams as Dame Trot, Doreen Tipton as Trot's lazy next door neighbour, and Adam C Booth as Simple Simon, with Graham Cole as the evil Fleshcreep.
After completing a circuit - joined by Sam Glen as Simple Simon and Daniel Mawston who was dressed in a Christmas tree frock as Dame Trott - Denise joked that her hire boots only went forward and backwards.
When simple Simon is following in Harney's footsteps the waiting lists, like his predecessor, will only get bigger.
Jack and the Beanstalk follows the story of young lad Jack (Adam), his brother Simple Simon (Sam Glen from BBC's Let It Shine) and their mother Dame Trott (Geordie Dame, Daniel Mawston)-- they haven't a penny to their name and are forced to sell the family cow at Market.
There's also a mix of the traditional and modern when it comes to the musical feast on offer, from a rendition of Little Mix's Black Magic splendidly delivered by the Giant's right-hand man Slimeball (Jourdan Amelia Storey) to Simple Simon (Andy Pierce) pulling the punters along with them with a humorous take on I Am The Music Man.
A Humpty Dumpty B Little Boy Blue C Simple Simon D Little Bo Peep QUESTION 2 - for 2 points: What was immortalised in song by the Monty Python team?
When simple Simon asked the pie man "What have you there" , he got his reply, "Pies you fool".
And then there's the backbone to the Hudders-field Light Opera Company panto productions - their own Little and Large double act in the form of Chris Brearley as the Dame with Neil Broadbent as Simple Simon.