Mike Pryce

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Latest articles from Mike Pryce

Derek's key role in the SAS's storming of the Iranian Embassy

FORTY FOUR years ago, on a May Bank Holiday evening,  two teams of masked SAS soldiers emerged from the shadows and smashed their way into the Iranian Embassy in London and into the full glare of national publicity. Within 17 minutes, every one broadcast live on TV, they had released 18 people held hostage by six armed gunmen, five of which were shot dead.

When Chicken George ruled the roost

FOR many years, within living memory, the centre of Worcester used to be entertained by the antics of a character born George Webb but better known by his nickname of Chicken George. About mid-morning he would emerge into the High Street and prance around to the music of the buskers.