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East Coast Lives: The Rockin' Chiropodist

Michael Gray, LiveWire, October 1994

IT'S IMPOSSIBLE to interview Charles White if you walk alongside him around the streets of his adopted hometown, Scarborough: too many people are greeting him and being waved at: you can't go fifty yards without him spotting familiar friendly faces. The grand East Coast resort's most famous citizen may be Alan Ayckbourn, Britain's top playwright, but Charles White, aka Dr. Rock, runs him a very close second as local hero.

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