Bob Hoskins

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was produced by the Winton programme for the public understanding of risk based in the Statistical Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. The aim was to help improve the way that uncertainty and risk are discussed in society, and show how probability and statistics can be both useful and entertaining.

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Many years ago, the year the film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” was released, I went to a butchers one day with my dad and in front of us in the queue was the actor Bob Hoskins. This became a rather legendary meeting in our family. About 20 years later, I was in a butchers in north London and in front of me in the queue was Bob Hoskins! I nearly collapsed. I only ever saw him twice and for both of those times to be behind him in the queue of a butchers, in completely different areas of the country, seemed extraordinary. It seemed such an unlikely place.
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