Jun 03

London Tube Circle Line drinking binge leader is City banker

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Bubble’s burst: organiser of the drinking ban protest Alexandre Graham in party mood on Saturday night

The organiser behind the Tube drinking ban protest is a London banker, Newspaper revealed today.

Alexandre Graham, 26, who works for the Royal Bank of Scotland, set up the Saturday night “Circle line party – last day of drinking on the Tube” which ended in violent clashes and 17 arrests.

Today Mr Graham, of Fulham who now fears for his job, said he did it because a female friend who worked in a senior position for former mayor Ken Livingstone lost her job following Boris Johnson’s election victory. It was one of several parties which spiralled out of control after being organised through the Facebook website.

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Thousands swamped the Circle line. Drunken mobs fought with Tube staff and police and vandalised train carriages. Mr Graham said: “The point of it [the party] was just to make fun of how ridiculous the ban is.”

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Circle Line Tube Party – Liverpool Street – 31/05/08

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May 10

Hahaah! He didn´t do the full monty! 😉

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Jan 30

Tube passengers perform Michael Jackson’s Thriller on a carriage. The other commuters look unimpressed.

The clip is a big hit on YouTube. However, it is not the wannabe zombies that get the rave reviews but the ‘don’t embarrass me, I’m English’ reaction of the commuters on the District line.
One viewer said: ‘This is amazing!!! Slick as hell. I love the people who pretend they’re not interested.’
Another Internet watcher said: ‘The polite applause at the end is the best bit – very British.’

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