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1/4 Gwen Hickman strikes a pose
2/4 Gwen wearing a pantomime costume
3/4 One of the ships Gwen performed on in 1952
4/4 Gwen Hickman as she is today

50's Showgirl

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Gwen Hickman was born to wear spangles and sparkles, a feather in her hair, a gardenia behind her ear and perfume in the places that don't even show. Gwen was a 1950's Showgirl and has played before the crowned heads of North Africa and graced the stages of at least two continents.

She speaks to David Stafford from the BBC's Nottingham studio.

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