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Mickey (Finn)

1. n. a drink containing chloral hydrate; a drink containing a fast-acting laxative. He slipped her a Mickey Finn, but she switched glasses.
2. n. chloral hydrate as put in drinks to knock people out. There was a Mickey Finn in this drink, wasn’t there?
See also: Finn, mickey
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Mickey Finn is stocked in major retailers such as Asda, Budgens, Co-op, Sainsbury, Coop, Tesco, Thresher, etc and comes in a 50cl bottle at a trade price that permits good margins at 5.
Attending the Divine Designs launch were Adam Yaffe, Sandra Carney, Lisa Equizi and Dr Fab Equizi Sandra Carney and Clare Simonsen at the Divine Designs launch Bowel Awareness Charity organiser Kim Elliot with Bowel Cancer Consultant, Paul Skaiffe Lauren Dalglish and sister Kelly Cates at the Marina Dalglish Ball Comedians Hal Nolan, Mickey Finn, and Frankie Allen gave their services free to Bowel Cancer Awareness Hill Dickinson's Tony Wilson (senior partner), Paul Walton (partner, professional risks and former senior partner) and Peter Jackson (managing partner) at the bicentenary celebrations launch Kenny and Marina Dalglish with Nicola and Jamie Carragher at the ball KEEP up with Carolyn's party schedule at www.
The likes of Lennie Anderson, Pauline Daniels and Mickey Finn will feature in the event, which runs from October 2-9.
This new musical play deals with bullying and has a fine cast in ex-Brooksiders Suzanne Collins and Ann Marie Davies with comedian Mickey Finn, above, and Mark Lacey.
Name: Mickey Finn Occupation: Comedian Secondary school: St Sylvester's in Scotland Road.
PANTOMIME: Veteran Liverpool comic Mickey Finn, above, stars as Baron Hard-up In Cinderella, a traditional pantomime featuring Grange Hill's Chris Crookhall as Buttons and illusionist Richard De Vere as Dandini.
Veteran Liverpool comic Mickey Finn will be performing alongside Liverpool's own Stars in Their Eyes winner Bernie Wenton doing his Nat King Cole impersonation while Katy McClelland from Preston will be giving her Vera Lynn-style performance.
Brendan Riley, Mickey Finn, Willie Miller, Chris McCausland, Pauline Daniels and Sean Styles are among those appearing.
They were joined by the relative veterans Mick Miller who rounded off the show with a flourish, a very likeable Les 'Family Fortunes' Dennis and the great Mickey Finn, who epitomises the classic era of the working man's club comic, complete with flourished cigarette.
They included Ricky Tomlinson, Charlie Landsborough, Mickey Finn, David Alexander, Pauline Daniels, Sean Styles and Jackie Hamilton.
Best Of Liverpool Night featuring Pete Price, Brendan Riley, Sam Avery, Mickey Finn.
Liverpool's Mickey Finn and Hal Nolan are at the Huyton Suite on July 10, Tom O'Connor at the Royal Court on July 3 and Barry Cryer with comedy musician Ronnie Golden at New Brighton's Floral Pavilion on the same night.
My dad is played by Mickey Finn and I can't look at him without laughing.
The show's comedian, Liverpudlian Mickey Finn, claims to have broken Hughie Green's clapometer on the TV talent show Opportunity Knocks.
COMEDIAN Mickey Finn is to perform at the first Bootle Music and Comedy Festival.