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Warwick Davis finds ‘life imitates art’ as he stretches to reach parking ticket

Warwick Davis ‘it made me chuckle, taking the sting out of the fine!’

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He is one of Cambridgeshire’s most famous and popular celebrities but his ability to smile at his stature is legendary. And he offered a reminder of his humour by tweeting news of his diminutive self by posting a photo trying to retrieve a parking ticket from his windscreen.

On X (formerly Twitter) he wrote: “Life Imitates Art: During development of ‘Life’s Too Short’, I filmed a scene where I couldn’t reach a parking ticket on my car”.

And then, he admits suffering the “embarrassment of asking a passer-by to hand it to me. This happened today in London. It made me chuckle, taking the sting out of the fine!”

His tweet has been viewed 735,000 times which, as he would probably agree, is a big number.

Eugenius superfan event, Warwick Davis entertains fans at the SuperFan event of the “Eunique” new Musical Eugenius.
The Other Palace, London Wednesday 21 February 2018. Picture by Terry Harris.

Now living in Cambridgeshire, Warwick remains rooted in our community, and he has been featured trying to save a primary school at Great Gidding from closure and speaking to pupils at Witchford near Ely about dwarfism.

Warwick Davis Photo shoot for new book launch. Size Matters Not. Cambridgeshire. Britain.

Among other events he’s popped up at was the opening of the Annabelle Davis Centre at St Peter’s Lodge, of which he is patron, and which specialises in child counselling.

His website is popular too and there’s one section of it which is shrinking fast. That is the availability of his autobiography ‘Size Matters Not’. Only a handful of copies remain, and you can order a signed copy through the website.

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Life’s Too Short was a BBC comedy from more than a decade ago starring Warwick Davis and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant

Warwrick sprays his signature on the huge picture. Yaxley Library, Yaxley
26/07/2014.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Actor Warwick Davis hosts Charity Golf Day in aid of Young People Counselling Service and Annabelle Davis Centre (Daughter).
Elton Furze, Peterborough
Friday 28 June 2019.
Picture by Terry Harris.

One of Britain’s most celebrated actors, Warwick Davis, has tweeted of his efforts to reach a parking fine on his windscreen – ‘life imitating art’ as he put it

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