DAWN French as soon as bagged £17,000 of Concorde tickets by dressing up as a priest as she cashed in on her Vicar Of Dibley fame.
She revealed British Airways gave her the reward for posing as her character, Geraldine Granger, at a leaving social gathering for a member of their cabin crew.
Daybreak French blagged £17,000 Concorde tickets by dressing as Vicar Of DibleyCredit score: BBC
Dawn, 63, stated: “I did put on the cassock as soon as for a job. A person who had labored for BA was leaving after 40 years they usually wished me to bless the meal.
“They weren’t allowed to provide me cash for it however they gave me a return ticket on Concorde for 2.”
“That is about 20 years in the past. I had a cassock and the canine collar and every little thing.
“I acquired into it and thought that is utterly odd and fraudulent. I’m not an precise vicar, and I’m going to say the grace as if I’m and receives a commission for it with airplane flights.”
Daybreak French was invited onto a flight on situation she wore her costumeCredit score: Alamy
Daybreak says she has been requested to carry out weddingsCredit score: BBC Footage’ Digital Image
The BBC acquired 226 complaints about Geraldine’s Black Lives Matter sermon in final week’s Christmas particular
The gig in Studying, Berks, was not the one time Daybreak was requested to be Geraldine from the Beeb collection, which ran from 1994 to 2007.
She informed BBC Radio 4’s Fortuitously With Fi and Jane: “I’ve been requested to exorcise folks’s houses. I’ve been requested to baptise their youngsters.
“I’ve been requested to marry folks. I haven’t stated sure as a result of it’s unlawful. However I’ve agreed to show as much as weddings.”
The Solar informed yesterday the BBC received 226 complaints about Geraldine’s Black Lives Matter sermon in final week’s Christmas particular.
Daybreak was offered with Concorde tickets as thanks for attending the social gatheringCredit score: Information Group Newspapers Ltd
Comic Daybreak French has starred in Vicar Of Dibley since 1994Credit score: BBC Footage’ Digital Image
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