Thursday, December 29, 2005
Bunch of Clowns
Popular Northern Ireland Office post-Sunningdale back-to-work slogan
Bunch of clowns
In state papers released today
Concerned at the wholesale slaughter of the British light entertainment tradition by young 'alternative' comedians Morecambe and Wise in 1975, Stormont official Michael Cudlipp suggested the Northern Irish parliament be used as an alternative venue to their preferred North of England theatre circuit, to help introduce some reality back into the sick and twisted, introverted little world the pair inhabited.
Sick alternative universe parody version
The above-named Stormont official suggested a 'clean up Ulster' campaign in 1975, to be headlined by Frank Sinatra and Morecambe and Wise performing at Stormont, in conjunction with a 'beauty competition for the title of Miss Good Cheer'.