Where are they Now?

Part 1:Worzel Gummidge and Aunt Sally

Life turned out less than jovial for one of children's television's creepiest combos. After the shows cancelation in 1984 Worzel carved a career from 'meet and greets' in Japan (where the show still enjoys a massive following) before his beloved rural England lured him home. Back on British soil he enjoyed a lengthy career on England’s club scene, partnering eventually with H from Steps and the guy from S Club 7 for inumerable tours of northern England’s more undesirable clubs. During this time he became increasingly reliant on alcohol in a bid to keep up with his younger counterparts. The drink eventually killed him - but it wasn’t liver failure that he succumbed to. An on-stage accident in Doncaster’s Razzel's Nitetclub involving a Sambuca downing contest went horribly wrong and saw him bowing out of 'the biz' in a blaze of glory . H from Steps is said never to have recovered from the incident which left him with nightmarish 'Wicker Man' visions reducing him to more of a blubbering heap than even his S Club co-hort.

Sometimes described as 'wooden' by critics, Aunt Sally starred in a number of blue movies right into her 50's when co-stars complained of splinters and she was forced to retire. She now resides in an old folks home in the picturesque English town of Weston-Super-Mare where she regales visitors with tales from her showbiz days. Officially said not to have attended Worzel’s funeral due to work commitments, some commentators cite a hushed alleged sexual assault on Worzel’s part at the height of the shows popularity. The incident was brushed under the carpet by the show’s producers who were fearful of the repercussions of such a suit to the profitable TV series.

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