1. To mark the DVD release of comedy Dinner For Schmucks, Eulogy and Paramount Home Entertainment held a masterclass in taxidermy.

FHM.com even took home a souvenir of the day, with stuffed squirrel 'Simon' now a fixture on the features desk ...

2. Midlands radio station Beacon welcomed Wolverhampton's great and good to audition for a job as a breakfast show presenter - including The X Factor 'star' Wagner. The PR team licked their lips as Wagner queued alongside presenters for five hours, going through the same grilling as the other hopefuls.

3. With Oscar fever building, two agencies had a brush with stardom and Oscar-nominated film The King's Speech. Synergy PR girls Lucie Bartlett and Fran Gamble are pictured with the film's director Tom Hooper on a press day for Jameson.

And Clarion's Matt Stokoe and Shelley Wyatt met Hooper and star fellow nominee Colin Firth for Vue Cinemas, teaching the latter to tweet.

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