CLOWNING AROUND IS TAKEN SERIOUSLY IN ENGLAND, AN AMERICAN FINDS
January 4, 1993
LONDON -- When Danise Payne landed here last month, groggy and jet-lagged after a long flight from Los Angeles, she was met by jeering protesters in fright wigs and floppy feet. Shaving-cream pies were thrown in anger. That crisis soon subsided, but now she must go out each day to face crowds of dour, unsmiling Colonel Farquhars with their funny bones surgically removed.