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Conversation in sitting room between two couples, 60s, talking about holiday TV programmes
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Speaker 1 : We've just been watching [Saga]
Speaker 2 : [Saga]
Speaker 1 : on the holiday [programme].
Speaker 3 : [oh really, I videoed it].
Speaker 1 : Twenty-eight days in Fuengirola for er [two hundred and ninety-eight pounds].
Speaker 2 : [[unclear]] works out at twelve pound or [eighteen pound a]
Speaker 1 : eighteen pound a day] - that [includes your flight and everything].
Speaker 4 : [with Saga]
Speaker 2 : [everything].
Speaker 3 : Isn't it a shame that that nice girl's coming off it what's her name?
Speaker 1 : Anne Gregg.
Speaker 3 : [Yes].
Speaker 2 : [[unclear] to them] she's lovely.
Speaker 3 : Stupid, [I mean she's so attractive].
Speaker 1 : [[unclear] got that David Frost].
Speaker 2 : And that other bloke who's on there, Robinson.
Speaker 3 : [I shall write up and complain].
Speaker 1 : [Yeah Robert Robinson,] he's gone to [Hong Kong].
Speaker 2 : [She is so lovely]
Speaker 3 : [I can't] stand Robert Robinson, but [Anne Gregg is so attractive].
Speaker 4 : That's right.
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