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Banana bender ends in jail

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AN ACTOR who played a Bananas in Pyjamas character has been jailed for glassing another woman at a Gold Coast pub last year.

Sara Kaitlyn Hill, 19, played Lulu, a fluffy brown bear friend of the show's B1 and B2 characters, a court heard yesterday.

But mystery surrounds whether Hill actually played Lulu, as her lawyers claimed in court.

The ABC, makers of the Bananas in Pyjamas TV program, said yesterday she had only played another bear, Morgan, on stage.

Hill wept, sobbed and threw up in the dock yesterday after pleading guilty to unlawfully wounding Bronwyn Lee Anscombe, then 24, on July 15 last year.

After the attack, Ms Anscombe underwent plastic surgery to repair deep lacerations in her left cheek, upper lip and forehead.

Defence counsel Sarah Thompson told the Queensland District Court in Southport that Hill had moved to Sydney after the incident, fearing "retribution".

She said her client had been playing Lulu alongside B1 and B2.

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