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Show’s Over: Madeleine McCann And Entertainment

by | 9th, May 2007

coronation-street.jpg MADELEINE McCann is missing and there are ramifications back home in Blighty.

No Portuguese restaurants have been firebombed by caring parents. Prominent Portuguese in Briton have not been targeted by lynch mobs. A swarthy doctor in Portsmouth or Gwent has not been labelled a paedo.

The grim news is that the “Maddy horror” has sparked “storyline chaos” in Coronation Street. As the Star’s front page screams: CORRIE AXES KIDDIE SNATCH PLOT .”

The soap opera was to feature a plot in which Claire Peacock’s baby was abducted.

Claire is seen holding a picture of her baby. It’s not an E-fit. It’s a real picture. She wants her son Freddie found.

But now it will not be. Coronation Street’s producers had filmed “identical scenes” to those being played out in Portugal.

Claire and husband Ashley Peacock appeal for help. Just like Madeleine’s parents . Claire holds her child’s security blanket. Just like Madeleine’s mother . Claire hands out pictures of her child. Just like Madeleine’s mum .

So the story has been

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