crowd-puller


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crowd-puller

Something or someone that is popular and attracts a large audience. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The critics are saying that this film is going to be a real crowd-puller, so we should buy our tickets before they sell out!
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A crowd-puller and a crowd pleaser - Henry Metcalfe and Joe McElderry in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Pictures: MARK YEOMAN
He is a genuine crowd-puller. Just like you wanted to see John McEnroe or Diego Maradona.
HE was the biggest crowd-puller the sport has ever known.
Crowd-puller: Pete Waterman introduces the model steam trains at Kingsbury Water Park.
London, Feb.2 ( ANI ): Britain's fallen world champion David Haye is no longer a big-money crowd-puller, it seems.
The shop, in Bridge Street, is the chas rity's ninth to be opened by the charity and has already proved to be a big crowd-puller with its wide selection of donated items, including toys and clothes.
the charity is going to all three party conferences and hope Grant's stardust will be a crowd-puller.
But Thursday's crowd-puller was their first official engagement, with Miss Middleton invited as a guest of honour, a Palace spokesman said, adding that they wanted their joint debut appearance to be in Anglesey.
And while in the forestry section, watch out for Titan the Robot - always a crowd-puller.
Over 17,500 people flocked to the sell-out launch of Taste of Birmingham in 2006, and this year's event - backed by the Birmingham Post and Mail - promises to be even more of a crowd-puller, with an estimated 25,000 people expected.
And he has now started drawing up parade plans for what could be the "biggest crowd-puller" in Teesside history.
More than 120,000 advance tickets were sold for the show and with 300 companies exhibiting more than 700 vehicles it is no suprise the event proved such an crowd-puller.
HG, 1995, which opened in September on the site of the Clink Street prison close to the Thames at Southwark, always promised to be a crowd-puller: the medieval prison was so notorious that we Brits still refer to incarceration as being "in the clink"; but it wasn't well-known that parts of that venerable carceral institution still existed as a vast labyrinth of subterranean chambers extending almost as far as the disused Bankside power station, which is poised to become the new Tate Gallery of Modern Art.
Both performers are committed and thoughtful in the face of unfamiliar repertory, and indeed it is to their credit that the disc contains not one song which could be described as a crowd-puller. Those of us still disinclined to explore beyond Peters vol.
A real crowd-puller, they are dropping in at Moniaive for a gig at the Craigdarroch tonight.