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World Book Day: Salford boy banned from dressing as 50 Shades of Grey character

by | 6th, March 2015

Playtime at a rough school

 

To mark World Book Day, school children are encouraged to dress up as their favourite book character. Liam Scholes, 11, arrived at Sale High School dressed as Christian Grey, eponymous star of 50 Shades of Grey . He carried a mask and cable ties.

The school duly banned him from participating in themed events and the class photograph.

And that seems harsh given that in the 1930s sad-masochism was the stuff of boys comic books . Indeed 50 Shades of Gre y was originally titled 50 Shades of Greyfriars, a work of Billy Bunter fan fiction:

 

bill bunter 50 shades

 

Liam’s mother Nicola, a primary school teacher, is upset:

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