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Thursday 24 October, 2002

Tornado Virtue PLC

Statement re: Subsidiary

Tornado Virtue PLC
24 October 2002

Tornado Virtue plc (the Company" or "Tornado Virtue")

Board Changes/ Update on Subsidiary

Following the Company's announcement made on 21 October concerning the receipt
of a petition for the winding up of Tornado Entertainment Limited (TEL), a
subsidiary of the Company, the Company announces that all 25 employees of TEL
had their employment contracts terminated by TEL from 12:00 midnight on 23

The employment contracts terminated by TEL included those of Neil Ferris, Gareth
Roblin, Nick English, Giles English and Ian Watson who are directors of both TEL
and Tornado Virtue.

Following a board meeting of Virtue Broadcasting Limited, a subsidiary of the
Company, held today, Messrs Ferris, Roblin, English and English have been
offered, and have agreed to accept, employment contracts with Virtue
Broadcasting Limited on terms not materially different to those under which they
were previously employed by TEL.

Other companies in the Tornado Virtue group have commenced a process to review
their separate staffing requirements and may make offers of employment to  other
  individuals whose contracts with TEL have been terminated.


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