• A brave cancer survivor is to this year run her fourth marathon - and she is hoping to raise money by sporting fun fancy dress as she does it.

    Tina Grist, 39, will be taking part in the 2011 London Marathon again, but she has also completed the Paris version of the event in the past, the Burton Mail reports.

    The April race will mark three years since she was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer, but she is now in remission and wants to raise money for the Burton CT Scanner Appeal.

    Ms Grist has revealed she will be wearing Dorothy from the <a

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  • Viewers of Strictly Come Dancing will get a treat at the weekend when its stars sport film fancy dress in a special episode.

    A trailer released for the BBC One show features the remaining contestants in an array of familiar outfits, with some sexy and some more traditional.

    Perennial viewers' favourite Ann Widdecombe will wear Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz fancy dress, while Pamela Stephenson is to become vamped-up Sandy from the final

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  • Halloween fancy dress could become a little less scary this year as people flock to buy costumes based on The Wizard of Oz.

    This is according to Aaron Martin of Official Spin, who said the film has always been treasured as it stirs up emotion and a sense of adventure.

    "Fancy dress Wizard of Oz ensembles can radiate such wonderful feeling - after all, Halloween season is a perfect time to let one's imagination fly," he commented.

    Aaron encouraged anyone considering what to wear for their

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