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A republican muses on the royal wedding

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It's a happy time for the Royals - William and Kate's wedding looms closer, Prince Philip has been named Oldie of the Year, the Queen's father, King George VI, is being lionised in the Bafta-winning film The King's Speech.

So are British republicans keeping their heads down as the wave of royal euphoria washes over?

Marian Kemmer reads the musings of Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole and campaigner against the monarchy.


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