Photo of the Week: Melons Have Time of Their Life in London

Dirty Dancing fans queue for free tickets

What are this bunch of melons doing queuing up outside the Aldwych Theatre? Trying to get their hands on a free pair of Dirty Dancing tickets apparently.

But why and how you might reasonably ask? Turns out, yesterday was National Watermelon Day and the first hundred people to turn up with one got free tickets. So, what’s the link between tropical fruit and Dirty Dancing? The immortal, “I carried a watermelon” line of course, as uttered by Baby when she first met sexy Johnny Castle (played by Patrick Swayze).

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