THE CARRY ON CLAGGING CUP
18th September 2009
Thank you to everyone who attended the event, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
We look forward to seeing you again for The Carry On Clagging Cup 2010 on Friday 17th September 2010.
The Clagging Cup special effects department at full tilt.Photo: David Maxey
THE CLAGGING CUP AUDIENCE COMPETITION.
The clear winner of the 'What does the music mean?' competition was Sue Burden of Braintree, who not only correctly explained all eleven songs but also gave their title. She wins the 50 Visions DVDs. Well done to her.
Several entrants were disqualified for using the cards to give their own scores for the locos. Doh.
THE WINNER: 56040
CLAGGING CUP SPECIAL AWARD: D5217
Above The winner, contestant no. 5 - 56040, aged 31 from Doncaster - approaches C2 (maximum clag point). Photo: Ian Dobson
Right: Mrs C presents the trophy to the winner. 56040's driver, Mickey Doyle, accepted the cup on behalf of the Class 56 Group. Photo: Ken Carr
Above: Contestant no. 11 - D5217, aged 46 from Derby - disqualifies herself with a kettle impression. Photo: Madeleine Carr
Right: Although D5217 was disqualified from the competition for 'showing steam', owner/driver Martin Sargent was awarded a special prize for artistic impression. Here, he looks suitably thrilled with his award. Photo: David Maxey
This is where the special effects budget went - on Maxey's ice-cream salesman jacket. Luckily he bought it for half-price in a sale. Photo: Ian Dobson
Our lovely panel of judges. From right to left: Baroness Shackerstone, cosying up to Simon Buxton of the Buffer Stop Shop, while Mrs Carr looks on disdainfully. Photo: Ian Dobson
Contestant No. 6 - 04110, aged 48 from Sheffield …in Yorkshire - attempts to clag out the Visions Hut . . . and fails. Photo: Ian Dobson
The judges exercise their scorecards for Contestant No 1 - 73110, aged 43 from Doncaster. The score accurately reflects the performance.
The cigarette girl attempts to compere the event from the wrong platform. Photo: Madeleine Carr
Contestant no. 4 - 47640, aged 44 from Leicestershire - summons reserves of clag before starting her run. This one came third in the competition. Photo: Madeleine Carr
The judges and the compere show their blatant favouritism for contestant no 7 - 33019, aged 49, from Birmingham. Photo: Madeleine Carr
The eventual runner-up - contestant no. 9 - 56086, also aged 31, also from Doncaster - just fails to match 56040. Photo: Madeleine Carr
Visions pioneers the TRCO black box - the Traditional Railway Commentary Option. Despite the huge cost of building it, the new equipment failed its first test. Photo: Madeleine Carr
It's not called The Clagging Cup for nothing.
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