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Saturday, 28 November 2015

Death of a Lion Tamer's Wife

Mai Stephens - died November 27, 2015

Having just reviewed the award-winning documentary Fortune's Wheel, about the life of Irish lion tamer 'Captain' Bill Stephens, it was sad to hear the news that Bill's wife and assistant Mai died yesterday, November 27, at her care home in County Dublin.

Click here to read my review of Joe Lee's film, Fortune's Wheel.

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