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When Lesley Joseph takes the stage as the wicked queen in this year's panto, Snow White, at Newcastle's Theatre Royal, she'll be another in a long line of stars willing to act the fool for the sake of tradition.
Gascoigne was always likely to act the fool and often there is no harm in his behaviour.
Burrell, who won his trophy for the scariest bushtucker trial, added: "I'm just a big kid at heart, game for a laugh and can act the fool as much as the next person.