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Kingston: Have yourself a Ted Lasso Christmas!

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

2nd Dec 2021 | Local News

Popular Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso is filmed in near Kingston and set in Richmond

The fantastic global success of Ted Lasso, which is set and filmed in Richmond near Kingston, has triggered a massive demand for merchandise.

The comedy about an American college football coach who is hired as the manager of a fictional Premiership club 'AFC Richmond' is the most popular series on the Apple TV+ streaming channel.

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Kingston: Local children's choir We Are The Voice and COP26 president Alok Sharma (Image: We Are The Voice)

A CHILDREN'S ECO CHOIR from Surey had the experience of a lifetime after being chosen from over 4,000 applicants to perform at the UN climate conference COP26 last month.

We Are The Voice an environmental choir made up of 14 children from the county and including some singers from Kingston borough, performed on the Green Zone stage at the Glasgow event on 5 and 6 November.

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Kingston and Surbiton MP Ed Davey, pictured in Kingston town centre (Image: Kingston Lib Dems)

KINGSTON MP Ed Davey has defended taking on two lucrative second jobs as MP, saying he is "proud" to have promoted green energy and always stuck to the rules.

The Liberal Democrat leader hit headlines this month after it emerged that he earned £78,000 per year from work as a consultant and advisor, in addition to his £80k MP's salary.

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