Smiles only tell half of this sticky tale

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It looks to be all smiles between the two women at the front of this picture as they exchange a bouquet of flowers.

But after checking through our archives - we can’t help but thinking the floral offering was a form of apology. Our photographer noted on the back of this 1992 print, simply the words - ‘gunged on Noel Edmonds’.Clearly one of the employees here appeared in the gunge tank finale of Mr Edmond’s Saturday night BBC show Noel’s House Party - but which one? And what had they done to deserve the public retribution in the gooey stuff? Noel’s house party ran through the 1990s and in 2010 was voted the best live Saturday night TV show of all time by the Daily Mirror.